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Competitive Advantage of the Sustainable Enterprise

Featuring a new topic and guest speaker from industry each week, learn how area companies and organizations are adapting sustainable business practices to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and better manage resources. This program offers practical steps businesses can take to become more sustainable, resulting in reduced social and environmental impact, increased return on investment and business development opportunities.


WEEK 1: May 26
Triple-bottom Line ROI of the Sustainable Enterprise
Instructors: Greg Bell, Jeff Neubauer

WEEK 2: June 2
Measuring and Defining the Sustainable Enterprise
Instructors: Greg Bell, Michelle Mason

WEEK 3: June 9
Drivers Influencing Sustainability in Businesses
Instructors: Greg Bell, Bob Israel

WEEK 4: June 16
Carbon Foot-Printing, Greenhouse Gases, Water and Waste Issues
Instructors: Greg Bell, Ellen Censky

WEEK 5: June 23
Transparency, Reporting and Knowing How and When to Communicate
Instructors: Greg Bell, Tim Wirtz

WEEK 6: June 30
Sustainability for Business Development and Competitive Advantage
Instructors: Greg Bell, Paul von

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Dates and locations to be announced.
Fee: $495
Email us with your interest, contact:
Murali Vedula,, 414-227-3121


Industrial Assessment Center
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) at UWM, funded by Department of Energy, Focus on Energy and UWM, is dedicated to providing technical support for Wisconsin small and medium-sized manufacturing companies to:

Improve energy efficiency (cut energy bill)

Reduce solid wastes (cut waste management cost)

Increase manufacturing productivity (increase profit and competitiveness).

Please contact, Dr. Chris Yuan, Director, IAC, Tel: 414-229-5639
Industrial Assessment Center