James T. Nystrom Foundation

Nystrom 2015 Colorado Trip

2015 Company Outing - Horseback Riding


Environmental and social responsibility has always been a core value of our owner, Jim Nystrom. He has championed this commitment and made it part of our culture since he took over the business in 1985. As an active member of the US Green Building Council and its regional chapter, Nystrom has made significant investments in achieving sustainability in both its products and its operations. We also actively employ policies that take into account our corporate responsibility to sustainability and our society as a whole. Whether we are implementing new recycling programs, contributing to local charities, or allocating days off to our employees for local community service, Nystrom truly values serving the greater good.


  • Heifer International
  • The Food Group
  • Metro Meals on Wheels
  • Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly
  • International Medical Corps
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Twin Cities Public Television
  • California Western School of Law
  • Dunwoody College of Technology
  • Hennepin Technical College
  • San Diego State University
  • Sierra Club
  • National Geographic Society
  • African Wildlife Foundation
  • Big Life Foundation USA
  • Climate Generation
  • Grand Canyon Trust
  • Minnesota Land Trust
  • Earthwatch Institute
  • Wildlife Conservation Network
Annually, all Nystrom employees are offered up to 16 hours of paid volunteer time to the non-profit of their choice.
  • Feed My Starving Children
  • Minneapolis Institute of the Arts
  • Special Olympics
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Local Schools