Review CEI’s Strategic Plan



CEI integrates financing, business and industry expertise, and policy solutions to help grow good jobs, environmentally-sustainable enterprises, and shared prosperity in Maine and other rural regions.


CEI envisions a world in which communities are economically and environmentally healthy, enabling all people, especially those with low incomes, to reach their full potential.


  • Expanding Opportunity – We invest in enterprises and people in order to promote a more just, inclusive, productive and sustainable society
  • Integrity – We are honest, ethical, and forthright in our communications and all aspects of our work
  • Excellence – We pursue the highest quality in all that we do
  • Stewardship – We manage resources effectively to create sustainable, long-term benefits
  • Innovation – We develop and launch innovative ideas in our organization with partners and with communities
  • Collaboration – We work with and support people, organizations, and communities towards our common purpose by sharing information, effort, and resources