Sustainable Success: How sustainability paves the way to prosperity – for both individual companies and the region

Posted on Jul 27, 2018 by miron_admin

Elected officials and the business community increasingly see sustainability as the key to the region’s economic growth. It can benefit individual businesses by reducing their annual operational and maintenance costs, enhancing the health and wellbeing of their employees, hence reducing healthcare costs, while improving their ability to recruit and retain talent. It benefits the community by preserving and enhancing local natural resources and by making the region a desirable place to live. The Milwaukee Business Journal recently assembled a panel of experts to explore what we have accomplished in terms of sustainability, how we compare to other areas and what we can do to make additional improvements.

MODERATOR: Sustainability is a term that is used in many different contexts. How would you define sustainability and what are its key components?

THERESA LEHMAN: Sustainability is all about enhancing the health and well-being of people, minimizing environmental impacts and promoting prosperity. Read more …

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