Mayors’ Green Manufacturing Initiative: What Business Wants: Growing Green Jobs in Minneapolis Saint Paul

"What Business Wants: Growing Green Jobs in Minneapolis Saint Paul" assesses the potential market and job growth in the Metro area and identifies policies needed to compete in green chemistry, waste reclamation and solar and wind energy technology.

October 23, 2009

mayorsCivil Source and Dowell Stute and Associates assessed the potential for generating employment and economic activity in the green economy. They conducted interviews and focus groups with business leaders, owners and managers of companies that provide green goods and services, and did the same with those who are not part of the green economy. They also did extensive analysis of data and other research from multiple sources to help understand the dynamics impacting the potential job growth from green economy firms. They report on what type of business environment green business are looking for.

This report was part of the Mayors’ Green Manufacturing Initiative

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