Energy product innovator U.S. Venture is host sponsor of WBSC Annual Conference at Lambeau Field

Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council to host 15th Annual Conference Nov. 15 & 16



Milwaukee, Wis. – The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council (WSBC) will hold its 15th annual Sustainability Conference on November 15 & 16 2022 at Green Bay’s Lambeau Field. This year’s theme is (R)Evolution of Sustainability – Bringing the Green to Green Bay. Energy product innovator U.S. Venture is the event’s host sponsor.

Wisconsin’s premier sustainability event for businesses, WSBC’s annual conference has become a must-attend event for organizations committed to improving their sustainability efforts. “There’s a growing awareness of the wide-ranging impacts of sustainability,” said Jessy Servi Ortiz, managing director of WSBC. “Business leaders have gained a new appreciation for the role improved sustainability can play in everything from cost-cutting and new business development to employee attraction and retention. This conference has become the place to connect and learn the latest on the topic.”


The event opens on Nov. 15 with sponsor facility tours, including tours of the world-famous Lambeau Field. An award reception honoring recipients of this year’s Sustainable Business follows at the U.S. Venture building in Titletown. On Nov. 16, Packer CEO Mark Murphy will kick off that day’s program with a warm welcome to Green Bay Packers home. Keynote speakers include Theresa Lehman, Sustainability Director, Miron Construction, who will discuss the Packers Green Story, and Laurie D. Andrieate, CEO of Appvion, LLC, speaking on the company’s integrated sustainability strategy. The afternoon session will feature a keynote panel on “The (R)Evolution of E.S.G., Sustainability and Our Future.”


Breakout sessions throughout the day include supply chain sustainability, life cycle analysis, data management and greenhouse gas tracking, and building inclusive cultures and strategies. WSBC will also be demonstrating its updated Green Masters 2.0 sustainability program, which is available free of charge to all WSBC members.


“We’ve experienced the benefits of sustainability firsthand and are excited to take our efforts to the next level,” said Susan Gilbert-Miller, Vice President of Sustainability at U.S. Venture. “It’s an honor to help make this conference possible for the sustainable business community across Wisconsin and beyond.”


To view the WSBC’s conference agenda and register, visit https://www.wisconsinsustainability.com/2022-conference.



ABOUT WISCONSIN SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS COUNCIL


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.



ABOUT WMEP MANUFACTURING SOLUTIONS


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 subrecipient 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.


ABOUT U.S. VENTURE, INC.


For over 70 years, U.S. Venture, Inc. has been recognized as an innovative leader in the distribution of traditional and renewable energy products, lubricants, tires, parts, and using data-driven insights to manage energy and information in the global movement of goods. U.S. Venture delivers creative, sustainable solutions that give their customers a competitive edge, and enable the company to support the communities in which they live, work, and play. Through the values lived by their family of brands, U.S. Oil, U.S. AutoForce, Max Finkelstein, LLC, U.S. Gain, Breakthrough®, U.S. Lubricants, U.S. Petroleum Equipment, and IGEN®, U.S. Venture seeks new ways to drive business success while being steadfast in its commitment to making the world a better place.


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