Molly Janis
Program Development Manager

As a program development manager, Molly develops and manages CEE community-based projects across the country including in Indianapolis, Michigan, and Minnesota.

Molly is a sustainability generalist with over 15 years' experience in climate change, energy, waste, and food systems. Since joining CEE in February 2018, Molly has been program manager for Energize Saint Paul, a partnership between the City of Saint Paul, local building owners, utilities, and nonprofits, to increase the energy and water efficiency of existing buildings, with a focus on benchmarking. She led CEE’s engagement with the City of Rochester, Minnesota, facilitating a group of 40 stakeholders to create a community-based sustainability action plan, which won a Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership award.

A systems thinker with a diverse background, Molly previously consulted in sustainability with federal, state, and local governments, including organic food and Fortune 500 clients, specializing in greenhouse gas accounting, climate change strategy, waste management, supply chain sustainability, and carbon offsets.

Molly has an MS in climate and energy sustainability from Antioch University and a BA in political science from Carleton College.  

Accreditations and affiliations

  • LEED Green Associate


  • Fluent in Spanish
Molly Janis