Minnesota credit unions partnered with the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment to move both consumers and credit unions towards a cleaner and more efficient energy footprint.
In 2016, leaders from Affinity Plus, Hiway, and First Alliance engaged with the University of Minnesota’s Climate Smart Municipalities exchange. Inspired by innovative programs and practices in Germany, these leaders committed to expanding clean energy progress in Minnesota.
Through the Clean Energy Initiative, the Minnesota Credit Union Network and the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation collaborated to secure a grant from the Caroline Foundation. This grant helped to fund the development of CU-Green.org.