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The NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise (NiSE), a program at the Institute on the Environment, works with practitioners to understand and act on the sustainability challenges facing our world’s rapidly expanding production and consumption systems.
NiSE develops “user-inspired” research and tools to inform sustainability decision-making. By engaging with practitioners early and often, the knowledge and tools we create hit the ground running. Learn more
Our team combines expertise in management, engineering, economics, and environmental sciences to address the complex interactions of environmental, social and economic performance across value chains. Learn more
Our initiatives are developed collaboratively by practitioners and researchers, designed to apply cutting-edge methods and reflect the information and decision-making needs of key stakeholders. Learn more