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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 healthcare to your supply chain 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 

  • UW Consortium Master of Science in Sustainability Management
  • MBA Emphasis in Sustainability planned 
  • Minor in Sustainable Management, open to all UW Oshkosh majors
  • General Education Curriculum for the new UW Oshkosh University Studies Program focused on sustainability including:
    • Application/ Entrepreneurship Course 
    • Intro to Business and the Triple Bottom Line Course 
    • Strategy/ Metrics/ Transparency Course 

CSE Funding Opportunities

Many of these initiatives require funding and we need your help to get them moving. Current opportunities include:

  • Center naming rights
  • Specific program sponsorship
  • Funding endowed professorships
  • Funding positions within the Center

To get involved, please contact:

Steve Dunn

Steve Dunn, Executive Director

(920) 424-2162