Upcoming Events

21st Century Pathways Info Session

June 24, 2021

1:00 PM (CDT)

Join us for an overview of the program and a live Q&A to answer any specific questions you may have.

Solar Power Hour 

July 7, 2021

12:00 PM (CDT)

WSBC will be co-hosting Solar Power Hour with Grow Solar Jefferson/Waukesha, a group purchasing program for residential and other small-scale solar. Offered by the Heart of the City (HOC), the Waukesha County Green Team, and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA). Homeowners throughout Jefferson and Waukesha Counties, WI may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure significant discounts that make installing solar more affordable for your home or property.

In this hour-long presentation you’ll learn the basics of solar, how it can save you money, and how the solar group buy program works. 

AWS Training

July 13 - 15, 2021

9 AM - 3:00 PM (CDT)

Based on the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) framework and adaptable to any sector, the structured AWS Standard System Training gives you the tangible tools and information you need to implement, achieve and champion water stewardship. Join one of the online, hands-on sessions—and leave feeling prepared to advance your water stewardship goals.

Webinar: The Sustainability Reporting Landscape

July 15, 2021

Noon - 1:30 PM (CDT)

Join the WSBC as we take a closer look at sustainability reporting, analysis, and certification programs and frameworks.

In this session, you will hear from three companies who actively use reporting, certification, and analysis to manage and communicate about sustainable practice in their company and with other companies.

The range of survey and reporting tools for sustainability is enormous. We will explore the strategic directions that organizations have taken to capture and communicate sustainable practice, meet customer and analyst expectations, and manage performance for business-critical sustainable practices.

Our panelists will also reflect on the use of information from sustainability information/certification frameworks to credibly and clearly present their credentials to consumers, investors, regulators, customers, suppliers, and other interested persons.

PRESENTERS:

Melissa Vernon, Director of Global Client Engagement, Natural Capital Partners
Kevin Tubbs, Vice President and Chief Ethics, Compliance and Sustainability Officer, Oshkosh Corporation
Brandon Kienenberger, Sustainability Analyst, BlueTriton Brands


The session will be moderated by Mark McDermid, Sustainability Consultant, WMEP Manufacturing Solutions.

WSBC Member Chat

July 28, 2021

1:00 PM (CDT)

We will be hosting a chat circle with our members! This will be a structured roundtable for members to introduce themselves and discuss your sustainability focuses.

Bring your sustainability related questions or challenges to ask the group for feedback.

Join us to get to know your fellow members and get your questions answered.

21st Century Pathways Info Session

August 5, 2021

10:00 AM (CDT)

Join us for an overview of the program and a live Q&A to answer any specific questions you may have.

Webinar: The Business Case for Water Stewardship

August 19, 2021

Noon - 1:00 PM (CDT)

We will discuss why water matters to your business, what risks you should be aware of and hear a case study from Green Bay Packaging.

Green Bay Packaging will share their water sustainability journey, including why they focus on water, how their program has evolved over time, and what metrics they focus on. They will share about the tools and frameworks that have helped them advance their water programs. They will also share the water sustainability features of their new mill.

Participants will learn more about water stewardship and how your organization can advance your water goals. We will also briefly touch on Alliance for Water Stewardship framework and certification, as well as other tools for you to use to get started.

Bring your water risk or stewardship questions to be a part of the discussion. This will be interactive, and there will 15 minutes or more to focus on your specific water-related needs, risks or questions.

AGENDA:

The Business Case for Water Stewardship, Greg Gasper
Green Bay Packaging Case Study, A Journey to Water Sustainability, Christa Kananen
Discussion and Q&A

AWS Training

September 28 - 30, 2021

9 AM - 3:00 PM (CDT)

Based on the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) framework and adaptable to any sector, the structured AWS Standard System Training gives you the tangible tools and information you need to implement, achieve and champion water stewardship. Join one of the online, hands-on sessions—and leave feeling prepared to advance your water stewardship goals.

AWS Training

December 7 - 9, 2021

9 AM - 3:00 PM (CDT)

Based on the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) framework and adaptable to any sector, the structured AWS Standard System Training gives you the tangible tools and information you need to implement, achieve and champion water stewardship. Join one of the online, hands-on sessions—and leave feeling prepared to advance your water stewardship goals.