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Fall Seminar: How to Build a Sustainability Program

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September 27, 2017 | 5:00-8:00 pm | Bordini Center - Fox Valley Technical College

$20 Individual | $250 Event Sponsors

FVTC Culinary

Eight regional sustainability leaders converge on two panels to discuss the state of sustainability today, through the lens of their organizations. Panelists and facilitators are members of the NEW Sustainable Leaders Group run by the Center for Sustainable Enterprise at UW Oshkosh and include ThedaCare, Appleton Coated, Kimberly Clark, UW Oshkosh, Goodwill, Evergreen Credit Union, Oshkosh Corporation, Essity, Thrivent Financial and SECURA Insurance. Audience members are encouraged to ask questions and connect with panelists and each other during network break times. 

Schedule of Events

Networking    5:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Welcome         5:15 – 5:30 p.m.

                  SteveDunn

Dr. Steve Dunn
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Panel 1: Getting Started

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. | Questions 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. | Networking 6:30 - 6:45 p.m.

Panel 2: Measuring Success

6:45 - 7:15 p.m. | Questions 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. | Networking 7:45 - 8:00 p.m.

Panelists discuss program origins describing how their sustainability programs got its start, who the initiators were, resources, mistakes and key learning points.


Facilitator: 
Matthew Schleis, SECURA Insurance 
Operations Supervisor| Sustainability Manager

Panelists discuss the endurance and longevity of sustainability programs including stakeholder engagement, measurement and verification and the potential future state. 

Facilitator: Christine Perz, Thrivent Financial
Supplier Diversity & Corporate Sustainabilities

Panelists

Carrie Schuster

Carrie Schuster, Essity
Marketing Manager
Sustainability & Hygiene

Kevin Tubbs

Kevin Tubbs, Oshkosh Corporation
Vice President
Global Environmental
Affairs & Sustainability

Andy Leavitt

Dr. Andrew Leavitt, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Chancellor

PeggyMurphy

Dr. Peggy Murphy, Kimberly Clark
Sustainability Strategy Leader
North America Consumer Tissue

Mike Brandt
Mike Brandt, Evergreen Credit Union
President | CEO

John Cook

John Cook, Goodwill
North Central Wisconsin

Leader of Shiner Center Operations

Jennifer Birkholz

Jennifer Birkholz, Appleton Coated
Senior Marketing Specialist
Publication Papers & Sustainability

JeanieKnapp

Jeanine Knapp, Thedacare
Sustainability Leader

Panelists are members of the NEW Sustainable Leaders Group run by the Center for Sustainable Enterprise at UW Oshkosh and include ThedaCare, Appleton Coated, Kimberly Clark, UW Oshkosh, Goodwill, Evergreen Credit Union, Oshkosh Corporation, Essity, Waste Management, and East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. 

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