PEWAUKEE – As Wisconsin’s economy continues to improve, nine companies have received the prestigious Business Friend of the Environment Award for leadership in pollution prevention, environmental innovation and environmental stewardship, WMC announced Thursday.
“Wisconsin businesses are dedicated to protecting our natural resources, not only because it’s smart business, but because it’s the right thing to do,” said Kurt R. Bauer, WMC president/CEO. “The winners of this award are the best of the best when it comes to keeping Wisconsin clean, and creating jobs.”
The 2012 Business Friend of the Environment Awards is presented by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC).
EOG Resources, Inc., Chippewa Falls (small)
Century Foods International, Sparta (medium)
SC Johnson, Racine (large)
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, Madison (small)
Linetec, Wausau (medium)
WS Packaging Group, Inc., Green Bay (large)
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, Madison (small)
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Madison (medium)
Phillips Plastics Corporation, Eau Claire (large)
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An independent panel of judges representing industry, the Department of Natural Resources, and academia select the Business Friend of the Environment winners. Awards were presented at a luncheon at the Country Springs Conference Center in Pewaukee.
WMC is the state’s largest business association, representing 3,500 employers who provide jobs to nearly 500,000 Wisconsin residents.
2012 Business Friend of the Environment Winner Profiles
For Further Information Contact:
Scott Manley, (608) 258-3400