OSHKOSH —Oshkosh Corporation,
a manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies,
announced Thursday it received the Green Masters designation
from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council.
The award recognizes
Oshkosh’s significant and ongoing sustainability practices.
According to the
announcement, during the past year, Oshkosh Corporation reduced
normalized energy use by 15 percent, and also reduced waste to
landfill by 15 percent in Wisconsin. In addition, the company
has implemented a new community outreach volunteer program that
compensates employees for volunteer activities at nonprofit
organizations during the work week.
“We are honored to be
recognized as a Green Master and we will only continue to make
Oshkosh a more sustainable company,” said Charles L. Szews,
Oshkosh Corporation chief executive officer, in a statement. “At
Oshkosh Corporation, we are dedicated to our continuous
improvement effort to produce products that safely and
efficiently move people and materials at work, around the globe
and around the clock.”