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Center for Sustainable Enterprise

Steve Dunn, Executive Director
dunns@uwosh.edu
(920) 424-2162

Heather McCombs, Adjunct Professor
Email: mccombsh@uwosh.edu
Phone: (920) 850-3197

How to Build a Sustainability Program - Sept. 27, 2017

Center for Sustainable Enterprise (CSE)

You want your business to be here and thriving well into the future. That’s the heart of sustainability—it’s more than just recycling and implementing energy efficiencies. Sustainability, at its core, is also strategic. It’s about creating economic sustainability in our organizations and creating a sustainable culture for our communities.

Issues ranging from corporate social responsibility to sustainability strategy and everything in between are integral to your bottom line. Being a truly sustainable company can enhance your long-term business growth and profitability.

The Center for Sustainable Enterprise (CSE) facilitates sustainable practices for new and existing organizations. By working with CSE, you can transform and energize your organization through UW Oshkosh sustainability-focused applied research and programs.

CSE Initiatives


The Center for Sustainable Enterprise will offer the following initiatives for you to get your company involved in sustainability:

  • Professional development programs including seminars and certificate programs
  • Student interns and grad assistants focused on regional and local sustainability initiatives
  • Access to leading-edge research on sustainability practice and innovation
  • Industry-specific, regional, size- or issue-based resource networks for collaboration on triple bottom line sustainable practices
  • Research grant opportunities for regional collaboration and impact
  • Resources for achieving certifications and sustainability reporting

Sustainability Coursework


Center Staff and Faculty


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Northeast Wisconsin Sustainable Leaders Group

For more information or to join the N.E.W. Sustainable Leaders group contact Steve Dunn or Heather McCombs.

Members
Upcoming Meetings
2018 MeetingsTopicLocationFacilitatorSpeaker
March 15
7:30 a.m.
Tours of Essity and MironEssity / Miron ConstructionCarrie SchusterCarrie Schuster
Jen Bauer
April 19
7:30 a.m.
Focus on EnergyUWO Appleton Executive Education CenterJeanine KnappRichard Feustsel
May 17
7:30 a.m.
TransportationUWO Appleton Executive Education CenterSteve DunnSchneider / Mike
June 21
7:30 a.m.
Supply ChainGoodwillAnn WardJohn Cooke
July 19
7:30 a.m.
ATW TourAppleton International Airport (ATW)Matthew SchleisATW
August 16
7:30 a.m.
Responsible PurchasingUWO Appleton Executive Education CenterCarol FrankCarol Frank
September 20
7:30 a.m.
Public HealthGordon Bubolz Nature PreserveJeanine Knapp
Carrie Schuster
Jonathan Patz
October 18
7:30 a.m.
Waste ManagementTri-CountyRandy HussLisa Gaupp
Chris Miller
November 15
7:30 a.m.
Wisconsin DNRUWO Appleton Executive Education CenterSteve DunnCommissioner
December 20
7:30 a.m.
Holiday EventTBDHeather McCombsSteve Dunn