Manitou Group announces plan to advance UN goals

Freeman Staff

March 2, 2018

WEST BEND Manitou Group, a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, announced Wednesday an initiative through its North American subsidiary to promote the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.

Manitou Group is a global market company specializing in rough-terrain handling. It designs, manufactures, distributes and services equipment for construction, agriculture and the industry. Its base is in France, but the North American headquarters is in West Bend.

According to a news release, the initiative, entitled Elevation Frontiers, will bring Manitou together with select universities to develop innovative business solutions that will also fundamentally advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Manitou Group will work closely with its UN partners to prioritize the Sustainable Goals as the research projects are identified and defined.