MPower Sustainability Champions Program – With your help, the Alliance will bring our sister organization Sustain Dane’s (in Madison, WI) proven sustainability education, action and certification program for businesses, congregations, schools, cities and nonprofits to Minnesota and expand it nationally. Participating institutions save huge amounts of money and resources through monthly peer learning, mentors, resource metrics and specific projects. This proven program brings about shifts in businesses empowering them to change their practices and policies, as well as supporting their employees to be more engaged in sustainability projects and policies in their local community. The MPower program is currently engaging businesses in both Madison and Lacrosse.