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
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.