Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council: Announces 21 companies have achieved green masters status

The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council (WSBC) has announced the companies that have achieved Green Masters Level status for their Green Masters Programs. The Green Masters Program, now in its 14th year, recognizes businesses throughout Wisconsin that have taken at least one action within each of the nine pillars of sustainability, which include Environmental, Social and Governance actions. This select award is given to the companies whose achievements are in the top 20 percent of performers in the program.

“The Green Masters program is a comprehensive tool for businesses to assess, monitor, and improve their sustainability programming, to benchmark against others in their industry and to receive a third-party certification recognizing and affirming their sustainability achievements,” WSBC Managing Director Jessy Servi Ortiz said. “These companies’ commitment to sustainability has also awarded them enhanced bottom-line benefits and brand recognition.”

This year’s Green Masters are:

Advocate Aurora Health Care (WI Facilities – Aurora Health Care)
American Family Insurance
Amery Hospital and Clinic
Appvion Inc. (Appleton Papers)
CNH Industrial
Evolution Marketing
General Plastics, Inc.
Green Bay Packaging Inc.
GreenLight E Recycling
Hudson Hospital and Clinics
Kerry Group
Kohler Co.
Kohl’s Department Store
Lands’ End
Madison Gas and Electric
Mercury Marine
Purevant Living
Rockwell Automation
UW Health
Westfields Hospital and Clinic

The Green Masters program is an objective, points-based recognition and assessment program that enables Wisconsin businesses of all sizes and from any sector to join a group of like-minded companies that are on the road to sustainability. The program has three levels of participation: Green Apprentice, Green Professional, and Green Master. The program is free to members of WSBC and cost $397 for nonmembers.

WSBC will recognize the 21 companies as Green Masters during its annual conference on November 16 at Lambeau Field. This year’s theme is (R)Evolution of Sustainability – Bringing the Green to Green Bay. The conference brings together regional businesses to learn from each other about sustainability opportunities and challenges. To learn more and register visit https://www.wisconsinsustainability.com/2022-conference.


WSBC’s mission is to advance sustainable principles and practices through the power of business. WSBC supports businesses and sustainability professionals through an array of programming, education, resources, and tools and is a catalyst for businesses looking to integrate sustainability into the fabric of their organizations. WSBC is an affiliate of the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership. For more information, visit www.wisconsinsustainability.com.

To view the conference agenda and pricing, visit this website.


The WMEP is a private, nonprofit organization committed to the growth and success of Wisconsin manufacturers. The WMEP receives financial support from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and the NIST Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership as a sub-recipient of the Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing and Productivity. The WMEP also partners with many public and private organizations to serve Wisconsin manufacturers. For more information, visit www.wmep.org.