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Six Companies Win Business Friend of Environment

Pollution Prevention, Innovation and Stewardship Honored
PEWAUKEE – As Wisconsin’s economy continues to improve, six companies have received the prestigious Business Friend of the Environment Award for leadership in pollution prevention, environmental innovation and environmental stewardship, WMC announced Wednesday.
“Wisconsin is fortunate to have so many companies that are committed to environmental stewardship and going above and beyond what’s required by various regulations,” said Kurt R. Bauer, WMC President/CEO. “The Business Friend of the Environment winners are the unquestioned leaders in our state for environmental protection and innovation.”
The 2013 Business Friend of the Environment Awards are presented by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), the state’s chamber of commerce and largest business association.
Pollution Prevention
Frito-Lay, Inc., Beloit (small/medium)
3M Prairie du Chien, Prairie du Chien (large)
Environmental Innovation
American Transmission Co., Madison (small/medium)
Grede LLC, Reedsburg (large)
Environmental Stewardship
Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company, Menomonie (small/medium)
Del Monte Foods, Plover (large)
Click here to view the complete company profiles.
An independent panel of judges representing industry, the Department of Natural Resources, conservation groups, 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.
Related Material:
2013 Business Friend of the Environment Winner Profiles
For Further Information Contact:
Eric Bott, (608) 258-3400





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