Oshkosh Corporation recognized for sustainable business practices

Freeman Staff

Dec. 10, 2015

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.”