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Minnesota Credit Unions Recognized for Collaborative Solar Energy Clearinghouse

Tuesday, May 28, 2019  
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The Minnesota Credit Union Network is proud to announce that CU Green® was honored with an Environmental Initiative Award on May 22, 2019. Environmental Initiative is a nonprofit organization that works with business, nonprofit and government leaders to develop collaborative solutions to Minnesota’s environmental problems.

Minnesota credit unions launched the website for CU Green in 2018, which is a clean energy lending platform developed to make clean energy accessible to more Minnesotans through educational resources to provide consumers with clean energy information.

Annually, the Environmental Initiative honors people and projects focusing not only on environmental outcomes and impact, but also the processes through which they achieve them. CU green was honored for its collaborative approach in addressing environmental challenges and promoting economic and community vitality.

“As not-for profit, member-owned financial institutions, Minnesota’s credit unions are committed to improving their communities. The Minnesota Credit Union Network is pleased to be recognized for CU Green with Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union and Hiway Federal Credit Union for our efforts to move Minnesota towards a more efficient energy footprint.” said Minnesota Credit Union Network President & CEO Mark Cummins. 

Photo: Members of the collaboration team representing the Minnesota Credit Union Network, Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union and Hiway Federal Credit Union attend the Environmental Initiative Awards ceremony in Minneapolis.


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