The BGA advocates educates and mobilizes on issues ranging from energy and

The bga advocates educates and mobilizes on issues

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The BGA advocates, educates and mobilizes on issues ranging from energy and climate change to transportation, workers’ rights and green chemistry. From protecting workers and communities by finding safer, healthier chemical alternatives, to helping people and businesses find local and healthy energy-efficient building products, to tracking manufacturing and jobs in the today's innovative vehicle sector, the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation educates the public about the job-creating potential of environmental solutions. Innovating, building and installing the clean economy—clean energy, energy efficiency, safe chemicals, and clean vehicles—is protecting the environment, creating quality jobs across the country, and ensuring the health of workers and the environment. In 2009, the the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation led a Minnesota coalition in the development of the GreenPOWER (Minnesota Green Partnerships of Worker and
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Employer Resources) jobs training program which united the state’s employers, labor unions, educators and services providers in a program to train manufacturing workers to bring lean manufacturing techniques to the workplace and to fill the jobs being created in the green economy. Training is designed to achieve two goals: increase workers’ skills to the level needed to find employment and teach workers green manufacturing techniques and processes to make them more employable in the green economy.
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