Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council: 5th annual Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Conference on December 7 in Madison

For Immediate Release

Tom Eggert, Executive Director, WI Sustainable Business Council,
[email protected], 608-267-2761

Madison, Wisconsin – November 19, 2012 – The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council and Cool Choices welcome the Wisconsin business community for a direct business-to-business exchange of sustainability experiences, tools, solutions and ideas at their 5th annual conference on December 7th. The Conference will be held at the American Family Corporate Campus Training Center in Madison. The theme this year is Innovation Meets Sustainability.

The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Conference is the largest conference in the upper Midwest on business and sustainability. The format features business representatives talking about how they have implemented various sustainability projects and initiatives – from greening their fleet to justifying a capital project. Last year the Council welcomed 320 attendees.

The conference is ideal for business executives, board members, senior managers, small business owners, plant managers, sustainability coordinators, green teams, sustainability advocates and students interested in sustainability. It is planned by students and is designed to provide practical tools, strategies and lessons that can be taken back to a business and implemented immediately.

This year’s sessions include:
Innovation Leaders of Today
Community and Employee Engagement
Sourcing to Encourage Sustainability
Economics of Sustainability
Breakthrough Technologies
Environmental Management Systems
Workforce Health & Wellness
Waste Trends & Goals
What We Can Learn from Green Breweries

Speakers include:
Keynote speaker Evonne Steger, American Family Insurance
Beau Engman, Johnson Controls
Chad Mark, Advanced Disposal Systems (formerly Veolia)
Corey Zarecki, Gundersen Lutheran
Dan Andersen, Phillips-Medisize
Dan Carey, New Glarus Brewing Company
Donette Beattie, Culver’s
Greg Gorski, Tosca Limited
Jeff Neubauer, Kranz Inc.
Jeffrey Jaeckels, Madison Gas & Electric Company
Jessy Servi, Rawson Contractors
Jim McCabe, Milwaukee Brewing Company
John Mourand, Briggs & Stratton
Julie Sinistore, Virent
June Fischer, Kohls
Kaity Gilles, Green Bay Packaging
Lincoln Fowler, Alterra
Lisa Geason-Bauer, Evolution Marketing
Mark Hanson, Hoffman
Marv Klowak, Briggs & Stratton
Morgan Wiswall, Menasha Packaging
Paul Graham, Central Waters Brewing Company
Paul Oswald, ESI
Randy Peterson, Lands’ End
Rob Hendrickson, Frito-Lay
Rochelle Bast, Go Riteway
Russ Klisch, Lakefront Brewing
Shane Lauterbach, Lauterbach Group
Shawn Rediske, Water House Foods
Steve Hasbrook, Brady Corporation
Steven Ziegler, Gilson Inc.

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