The Resource Innovation Group (TRIG) is a 501(c)(3) that provides innovative solutions to the challenges of sustainability, climate change and other social, economic and ecological concerns. TRIG was founded in 1996, as an affiliate of the Portland State University Hatfield School of Government. In 2005, TRIG established the Climate Leadership Initiative (CLI) with a specific mission of fostering the development and application of innovative thinking and approaches to the complex causes and solutions to climate change. From 2001 through 2010 TRIG had an affiliation with the Institute for a Sustainable Environment at the University of Oregon. Today, TRIG is engaged in partnerships with a number of academic institutions, non-profits, private companies and government agencies nationwide.