2016 Annual Dinner

Highlights of the 2016 Annual Dinner include the Minnesota’s Future Award, which is given to a diverse, high-achieving public elementary school, and the Minnesota Legacy Award, which honors a company that exemplifies the business community’s commitment to corporate responsibility, community leadership, and philanthropy.


Health Care Scorecard

Minnesota’s Health Care Performance Scorecard objectively measures the state’s health using a set of 84 distinct data points, and compares it to all other states. The report provides a comprehensive, but accessible fact base, on the system’s performance to inform consumers, employers, decision-makers and opinion leaders.


What Business Means to Minnesota

Minnesota’s largest employers recognize that building strong communities goes hand-in-hand with building strong companies. Find out more here.


 Blueprint for Reform

Our 2016 Blueprint for Reform contains principles and actionable proposals that we believe will maintain a high quality of life for all Minnesotans by ensuring that the state’s economy remains strong, globally competitive and its prospects for growth bright.



CenturyLink to offer $1.4 million in Teachers and Technology grants

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recognizes the educational opportunities available through creative uses of technology. Therefore, on Oct. 1, the company opened the application process for The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation Teachers and Technology grant program. Full-time and PreK-12 teachers in public, private and/or charter schools in Continue Reading...

Business leaders honor Carver Elementary with Minnesota’s Future Award

The Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) today announced that Carver Elementary School in Maplewood will receive the 2016 Minnesota’s Future Award and a check for $50,000. Since 2006, the Minnesota’s Future Award has recognized high-performing, diverse public elementary schools for their success in helping all students succeed. Carver will be honored Continue Reading...

Business Partnership member Pentair helps bring clean water to Rwanda

Pentair announced this week an exciting initiative that will help bring filtered water and internet service to a rural Rwandan village. From the Star Tribune: Water filtration manufacturer Pentair PLC has joined with Coca-Cola Co. to bring the first “ekocenter” offering filtered water and solar-powered charging stations to an underserved Continue Reading...