Nine Companies Win Business Friend of Environment Award
August 28, 2017
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, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) announced Thursday.
"Wisconsin businesses are leaders in environmental innovation and stewardship and that leads to a cleaner environment for our families while we continue to grow our state's economy. 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. "Environmental protection and economic development go hand in hand, and these companies serve as an excellent example for others to follow."
This years' winners are:
Nelson and Pade, Inc., Montello
Masters Gallery Foods, Inc. Plymouth
UPS, Elm Grove
T.Wall Enterprises, Middleton
American Transmission Company, Waukesha
Alliant Energy, Madison
Orion Energy Systems, Inc. Manitowoc
Regal Beloit Corporation, Beloit
An independent panel of judges including an environmental attorney and representatives from industry and the Department of Natural Resources, reviewed applications and selected this years' Business Friend of the Environment winners. Awards were presented by DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp at WMC's Policy Day 2017 conference in Madison