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HELPING TO BUILD
WHO WE ARE
The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council’s (WSBC) mission is to advance sustainable principles and practices forward through the power of business.
We support businesses and sustainability professionals through an array of programming, education, resources and tools and are a catalyst for businesses looking to integrate sustainability into the fabric of their organization. We are here to transform business into a force of good in Wisconsin and beyond.
WSBC is an affiliate of WMEP.
The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council (WSBC) is a nonprofit that helps businesses advance sustainability. We support businesses through an array of programming, education, resources, and tools and are a catalyst for businesses looking to integrate sustainability into the fabric of their organization. WSBC helps build Wisconsin’s sustainable leaders by providing resources and guidance to help drive Wisconsin forward through sustainable business.
For 15 years we have been bringing together business leaders and sustainability professionals to collaborate on solving sustainability challenges and address environmental, social and governance actions in business. As a member-driven organization, we offer tools to educate, assess and integrate business-based sustainability practices. We meet all companies where they are on their journey and assist them towards greater profitability and sustainability integration.
The Council facilitates opportunities for businesses to learn from each other. By working together, the business climate is improved and the success of Wisconsin businesses is increased.
We envision a sustainable business ecosystem that enables individuals, communities, business, the state and the environment to prosper now and in the future.
It is our goal that all businesses in the State of Wisconsin (and beyond) have integrated sustainability into all facets of their business. In order to get there, WSBC connects resources, tools and programs for businesses to cost effectively leverage and integrate sustainable solutions and strategies into their business. We do this through facilitating collaborations, events and trainings, consulting and through our programs.
Our goal is to establish Wisconsin not only as a destination for “sustainable businesses”, but as a home for businesses from all sectors with an interest in sustainability. The economic health of the state is partly a function of the adaptability and progressiveness of the businesses here. We hope to mentor, recognize and support any businesses as they grow on their sustainability journeys.
Understanding all things are connected and one part of a system affects the whole
Learning from each other and working together to solve problems
That we will always grow and advance and welcome necessary improvements and change
Finding creative solutions that drive triple-bottom-line results
Our strength, courage, and ability to recoup or regenerate
Environmental & Human Health
Access to clean air and water for the benefit of all living plants, animals and humans
Diversity & Inclusion
Building cultures that reflect our communities and foster an environment where employees are treated equitably and able to fully contribute.
WSBC is a proud nonprofit partner with 1% For The Planet, a global organization that advises on giving strategies, certifies donations, and amplifies the impact of sustainable efforts across the world.
MEET THE BOARD
Vice President of Sustainability, Faith Technologies Incorporated (FTI)
Director of Facility and Corporate Services, Lands’ End
Founder, Purevant Living
EVP, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
Program Manager, The University of Wisconsin System - Degree Programs in Sustainable Management
Environmental and Sustainability Program Manager, Gas and Electric Company
Sustainability & Facilities Project Manager, Mercury Marine
Director of Operations, Reynold’s Transfer and Storage
Director of Community Engagement, Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative
Co-owner and Director of Stakeholder Stewardship, Artisan Dental
Kevin R. Tubbs
Vice President and Chief Ethics, Compliance and Sustainability Officer
Business Solutions Architect for Trane
GET IN TOUCH
Jessy Servi Ortiz
Membership & Cool Choices
Green Masters Program Manager
Sustainability & Certification Services Lead
735 N. Water Street,
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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