Wednesday, November 9, 2011 myBiz Blog
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Conference Coming Up Soon! by Kelly Cuene

Students interested in sustainable business should check out this upcoming event:

 The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council announces the 4th annual Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Conference. The conference will be held on December 8th, 2011 at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center and is specifically designed for Wisconsin businesses to share ideas, best practices, and lessons on the topic of sustainability.

Attendees will have the opportunity to enter the world of sustainability by hearing from leaders of Wisconsin's businesses. They will hear about innovative and economical steps, successes and failures, and key lessons in sustainability efforts.

Ken Bonning, Executive Vice President overseeing sustainability at the Kohl's Corporation, will be the keynote speaker and will discuss the leadership role Kohl's played in the retail industry. Recently, Kohl's was recognized as one of the greenest business in Wisconsin by Newsweek.

In its 4th year, the conference has earned its reputation as a pragmatic, practice-defining conference. Small business owners, business managers interested in sustainability, and corporate leaders should all attend. Regardless of where Wisconsin businesses are on the sustainability learning curve, this conference will help businesses assess their opportunities and realize the financial benefits of integrating sustainability into business operations.

The Conference will be held on December 8th, 2011 from 8:00 - 5:00. The LinkedIn event link is http://linkd.in/tdMrBi

For additional information on the conference, see http://conference.wisconsinsustainability.com or send an email to sustain@bus.wisc.edu