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