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Nine Companies Win Business Friend of Environment Award

Sustainability, Innovation and Stewardship Honored

As Wisconsin’s economy continues to improve, nine companies have received the prestigious Business Friend of the Environment Award for leadership in sustainability, environmental innovation and environmental stewardship, WMC announced Thursday.
“Wisconsin businesses are leaders in environmental innovation and stewardship and that leads to a cleaner environment for our families. We are fortunate to have so many companies that go beyond what is required under state and federal regulations,” said Kurt R. Bauer, WMC President/CEO. “And, clean companies are successful and profitable companies and that leads to better jobs and brighter futures for our families.”
The 2015 Business Friend of the Environment Awards are presented by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), the state’s chamber of commerce and largest business association.
Nucor Cold Finish Wisconsin, Inc., Oak Creek (small)
Masters Gallery Foods, Inc., Plymouth (medium)
Oshkosh Defense, LLC, Oshkosh (large)
Environmental Stewardship
Meals on Wheels of Sheboygan County, Inc., Sheboygan (small)
Unimin Corporation, Tomah (medium)
Gundersen Health System, La Crosse (large)
Environmental Innovation
Robinway Dairy LLC, Kiel (small)
MillerCoors LLC (medium)
Phillips-Medisize Corp., Eau Claire (large)
An independent panel of judges representing industry, environmental groups, the Department of Natural Resources, and the University of Wisconsin select the Business Friend of the Environment winners. Awards were presented at a luncheon at the Milwaukee Marriott West in Waukesha.
WMC is the state’s largest business association, representing the interests of nearly 3,800 member companies from across the state that employ approximately one-quarter of Wisconsin’s private sector workforce.
Winner profiles available here.




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