CGLI Promotes …

Sustainable Development in the Great Lakes Region
CGLI promotes the economic growth and vitality of the region in harmony with its human and natural resources (sustainable development). CGLI works to ensure that industry is a substantive partner in the development of public policy in the Great Lakes region and encourages active industry participation in developing and implementing sustainable development policies and practices in the Great Lakes region.

Our Members are …

U.S. and Canadian Industry with significant Great Lakes assets
CGLI is a tax-exempt organization that represents the common interests of U.S. and Canadian industrial organizations from the manufacturing, utilities, transportation, communications, financial services and trade sectors. CGLI represents companies that have investments, facilities, products, or services in the Great Lakes region.

We focus on …

A Vision for the Great Lakes Region
CGLI envisions a Great Lakes regional business climate that is built on a foundation of sustainable development and is supported by public policies that promote sustainable ecosystems, attract and maintain a robust industrial base, enhance social systems and opportunities for the community, and provide for long-term economic stability.

CGLI Explores Impact of Aquatic Invasive Spec...

Marc Gaden PhD (Great Lakes Fishery Commission) and Dave Hamilton (The Nature Conservancy) participated in CGLI’s most recent Water Use and Quality Work Group webinar on April 3, 2014. The topic of the webinar was Aquatic Invasive Species: Potential Impact to the Great Lakes Basin and the Great Lakes Economy. Dr....

Local Conference Promotes Energy Productivity...

On March 31, 2014, CGLI attended an invitation-only conference entitled “Energy 2030 On the Road in Ann Arbor, Michigan.”  The conference was convened by the Alliance to Save Energy, the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, and the City of Ann Arbor, and followed similar...

CGLI Explores US/Canada Climate Policies

CGLI’s Climate, Adaptation, and Resilience Initiative convened on March 18, 2014 for a webinar entitled “Current and Emerging Climate Policies in the US/Canada at the Federal, Regional, Provincial, and State Levels.” Douglas Macdonald, Ph.D. (University of Toronto) provided an overview of binational and Canadian...

CGLI Contributes to 2014 Science-Policy Confl...

On March 26 and 27, 2014, CGLI President Kathryn A. Buckner participated in an invitation-only conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan that was convened by the Environmental Law and Policy Center to discuss various sector perspectives on the impact of water levels fluctuations in the Great Lakes. Susan Hedman, USEPA Region...