We all deserve clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, and a stable climate to live in.


And your individual actions at home, at work, and in the community play a significant part in creating this world. Our better shared future is realized by the impact of everyday people raising voices and taking action, together.


Our solutions-focused programs connect you with research-backed actions and with fellow humans who want to take these actions with you. We show you how our collective behavior — and your personal transformation –connects with something big, shared, and better.


Whether you take action in your home or school, or you are leading change for a global workforce, we believe you can make choices that align with the things you value the most. We’re here to connect your choices to their impacts, and connect you with the countless others pursuing shared goals.


We connect the dots between our actions, our impact, and our will to create significant global change. Each time our dots are connected, we take another step forward, toward our better shared future. So here we are. Let’s begin.


For over 25 years, we’ve inspired, educated and activated individuals, schools, organizations and businesses to connect the dots and help create a better shared future.

Our solutions-focused programs have engaged over 300,000 individuals and 4,500 organizations worldwide since our original founding as Northwest Earth Institute in 1993.


Each connected dot provides a launchpad for sustainability leaders, emerging generations, and other agents of change. is proud to carry forward the legacy set by the Northwest Earth Institute Founders, Dick and Jeanne Roy, and the countless volunteers and leaders who have tended the fire over the years.


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