Acara shapes leaders and ventures for global impact.
Acara was founded in November 2008 by a diverse team of experienced professionals with a passion for social ventures and nurturing future leaders.
Acara’s mission is to develop scalable business solutions to address global societal and environmental challenges. Our mission has two components: education and impact.
Acara is the impact entrepreneurship program of the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment in partnership with the College of Science and Engineering and the Carlson School of Management.