MNSDG’s mission includes thoughtful stewardship of natural resources, social and political equity, and responsible public and private governance. The MNSDG is guided by the work of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and the Stockholm Resilience Center. The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network articulates the sustainability principles and goals. The Stockholm Resilience Center provides a summary of the scientific work forming the context of the goals and principles. This work now it needs to be transformed into social and cultural change at the level of institutions and businesses.

Our vision is a world of sustainable communities. These communities recognize and understand social-ecological systems and are governed and managed for the common good in both in the public and private sectors.
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Blue Water Aquaculture

Extensive aquaculture operation to produce the highest quality walleye and arctic char in the region.  Learn more…

East Phillips Aquaponics Farm

Builds on the strategy referred to as the Cleveland Model. In this model local business build on contracts with “anchor institutions in the city. Learn more…