DE PERE, WI, June 8, 2016 (Press Release) -For the 27th year in a row, the WMC Foundation is recognizing nine companies with the Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award. This year’s winners have been chosen for programs that demonstrate an innovative approach to environmental protection, or a level of effort beyond that which is required by regulatory compliance. These success stories reflect the continued commitment of Wisconsin industry to environmental protection.
This year’s award winners represent companies — both large and small — that have made significant improvements in the areas of sustainability, environmental stewardship and environmental innovation.
Offering specific examples of successful programs, these nine winners demonstrate that sound environmental practices are good for Wisconsin’s environment and its economy. They serve as important examples for industry.
The 2016 Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment award winners were selected from 32 nominees by an independent judging panel that included an environmental attorney and representatives from industry, the Department of Natural Resources, and the University of Wisconsin.
Fox River Fiber is the 2016 Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award winner.