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Wisconsin Green Business
Environmental responsibility requires
more than just compliance. Today, many Wisconsin companies are taking a comprehensive approach to integrate sustainability into their operations. However, this can be a daunting task and it
calls for a new way of thinking.
WEI provides the advice, feedback and counsel to
help ease the transition towards resource efficient business strategy. Here is the Green Tier 2012 Biennial Report, where WEI Director John Imes serves as a Green Tier Adviser.
Executive Director, John Imes, attended the 3rd annual Energy Policy Summit on January 10th, 2014. The event discussed the potential of renewable energy to help Wisconsin's economy, environment, and businesses. Check out this summary!
The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters released a new report, Climate Forward: A New Road Map for Wisconsin's Climate and Energy Future, that examines Wisconsin's dependence on fossil fuels and provides "pathways to progress" that support sustainable energy sources. WEI Executive Director John Imes serves of the Advisory Committee. Find the full report here.
The Cap Times released an article Other Midwest states eating our lunch on clean energy written by WEI Executive Director John Imes. The column outlines Wisconsin's current clean energy use and how other midwest states are "eating our lunch" by making valuable investments in clean energy and also provides ways Wisconsin can improve our clean energy. Read the full article.
Wisconsin DNR's Green Tier program gives environmentally innovative companies support for these efforts, so they can continue to engage in superior environmental performance while improving
their bottom line. Green Tier goes beyond compliance,
helping businesses understand the economic, social and environmental
benefits of sustainable business.
WEI has joined the Wisconsin DNR in organizing a series round table discussions for these business leaders through the DNR's Green Tier program. The discussions are regionally focused, allowing businesses to exchange sustainable ideas pertaining to their communities.