Oshkosh Attains Green Master Status from Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council
OSHKOSH, Wis. (Dec. 12, 2023) – Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading innovator of purpose-built vehicles and equipment, has attained Green Master Status from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council for 2023. Recognizing Wisconsin businesses that are prioritizing sustainability, the Green Masters Program® categorizes participants into four status levels that reflect the degree to which sustainability has been integrated into their business model: Adapting, Advancing, Maturing and Green Master. This is the ninth consecutive year Oshkosh has achieved a Green Master Status.
Green Masters is a recognition and assessment program for Wisconsin businesses interested in improving sustainability initiatives. Green Master status signifies that Oshkosh is effectively managing its focus on sustainability and its performance related to sustainability actions, is taking a comprehensive approach to sustainability and is making changes to its business in support of a more sustainable society.
The Green Masters Program provides tools that help businesses define, prioritize, measure and manage their sustainability performance and integrate sustainable systems into their business. The platform is aligned with internationally recognized standards that drive sustainable success and continuous improvement.
“It’s a great honor to receive the Green Master Status and be recognized as a company that operates in a responsible and sustainable manner,” said Kevin Tubbs, vice president, chief ethics, compliance and sustainability officer, Oshkosh Corporation. “Inspired by innovation, we strive to make improvements in our operations that reduce our environmental footprint and hold us to the highest ethical standards in everything we do.”
Oshkosh continuously looks for ways to lower the environmental impact and carbon footprint of our products, while enhancing safety, quality, efficiency and durability. The company has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for five consecutive years, has been named one of America’s Most Responsible and One of the World’s Most Trustworthy Companies by Newsweek, is one of FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies and has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical companies.
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About Oshkosh Corporation
At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs approximately 17,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common purpose: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Hinowa, Power Towers, Pierce®, MAXIMETAL, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™ Communications, Oshkosh® Airport Products, JBT AeroTech and Pratt Miller. For more information, visit www.oshkoshcorp.com.
®, ™ All brand names referred to in this news release are trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.
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