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July 10th – Tom Eggert – State of the State: Wisconsin Sustainability Report

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Green Drinks Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Monthly Green Networking Event

Join us for good drinks, good conversation and a chance to network with other environmentally minded people.  Let’s bring together the environmental/ green/ sustainability community in Milwaukee and have fun doing it!

NEXT EVENT:  July 10th, 2013 5:30-7:30 pm

WHERE:  Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery.  901 W Juneau, Milwaukee.  map it   This unique German-style beer hall is located in the Pabst Brewery re-development.  The “Brewery” was recently awarded LEED-ND Platinum, making it one of the greenest neighborhood developments in the US.

Parking: There is free two-hour street parking until 9pm in front of the building, or metered parking on 8th Street and 10th Street. Caution: they do ticket in the evening here.  Alternatively, the parking structure across the street offers parking at $0.75/hour.

SPEAKER:  Tom Eggert – Founder, Executive Director, WI Sustainable Business Council, Adjunct Faculty, WI School of Business, and Green Manufacturing Ambassador for the WI Dept of Natural Resources

Topic:  State of the State: Wisconsin Sustainability Report

Tom has worked in the sustainability area since 1994, when he taught the first class at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on sustainability.  Over the last 19 years, he has worked with businesses, non-profits and governmental entities on questions related to sustainability.  In 2008, he founded the WI Sustainable Business Council, and organized an annual conference to bring businesses together to learn from each other about sustainability.  Under the guidance of a 12 member board of advisors, he created the Green Masters Program, a state based reward and recognition program for businesses interested in sustainability.  Tom will present the “State of the State” related to sustainability, sharing key economic, environmental and social metrics from Wisconsin’s 2012 Sustainability Report.

After the speaker we’ll share drinks and network.

Don’t miss the fun!


Upcoming Green Drinks: Green Drinks are every second Wednesday of the month

  • August 14th – Zilber Group – Tour of the Brewery; real estate and redevelopment