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WMC is Now Accepting Applications for the Business Friend of the Environment Awards

Applications Due Friday, March 18
MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) is now accepting applications for the 27th Annual Business Friend of the Environment Awards, honoring companies that have made significant improvements in the areas of sustainability, environmental innovation and environmental stewardship.
The goal of this awards program is to demonstrate to state policymakers, businesses and the public that sound environmental practices are good for Wisconsin and its business environment.
The awards will be presented at the WMC Policy Conference at the Monona Terrace in Madison on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. If your company or a company you have worked with strove for environmental excellence in 2015, recognize it by submitting an application. Winners will be selected by an independent panel of judges representing industry, the Department of Natural Resources, the University of Wisconsin and environmental groups.
Last year’s winners in Sustainability include:
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)
Applications and additional information can be found online at or by calling 608-258-3400.




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