Green Masters Program
01 / ABOUT
The Green Masters Program is a recognition and assessment program for Wisconsin businesses interested in improving and being recognized for their sustainability initiatives. The objective of the Green Masters Program is to provide companies with a benchmark for themselves and the ability to compare their sustainability performance to other companies in their sector. It's also a certification that validates you are taking actions in the nine pillars of sustainability. We seek to recognize businesses make advancements and help them to distinguish themselves in the market place.
"The Green Masters Program provides a platform for cross-functional teams to meet, exchange ideas and continue to imbed and drive ESG programming throughout your organization"
Ryan Piedot - Sr. Manager of Sustainability & Environmental Compliance, Kohl's Inc.
Download a pdf or word document of the Green Masters Program action questions. Fill out the form and it will take you to the download page.
02 / PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
The program opens every year at the beginning of March.
The program is free to WSBC members and is open from March through October.
The program is currently free for nonmembers and first-time applicants, however we encourage applicants to join WSBC's membership program before applying. Applications are due September 1st.
For returning nonmember participants that miss the September 1st deadline, but apply before October 1st, there will be a $100 charge.
For returning nonmember participants that apply between October 1st and October 31st, there will be a $250 charge.
The program closes annually on October 31st.
Sector-specific dashboards are free to all first-time applicants and will have a processing fee of $100 for returning applicants. However, if you refer another company to the program or to the membership you will receive a dashboard, free of charge. Please email Jessy once the referral application is in.
Have a Question? Visit our FAQ page!
03 / DASHBOARDS FOR BENCHMARKING
Dashboards are available to compare your company score over time, as well as to benchmark your score against other program participants in your industry. They are free to new businesses and $100 for returning companies.
04 / USING THE GREEN MASTERS PROGRAM
WITH OVER 140 PARTICIPANTS IN 2018
THE GREEN MASTERS PROGRAM IS
WISCONSIN'S MOST TRUSTED
RECOGNITION & ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
06 / Mentorship Program
New to sustainability and/or the Green Masters Program? Would you find it useful to have some guidance on how to fill out the Green Masters application?
For the 2020 Program year, we will be continuing our mentorship program as a way to provide guidance and resources to any company that requests help or support. As you are sitting down to complete your 2020 Green Masters application, if you have any questions regarding the program, or sustainability in general, feel free to reach out to any of these leaders in sustainability! Click the button below to view a list of the 2019 Green Masters companies, along with contact information.