Green Bay, Wis. – Green Bay Packaging Wisconsin operations were recognized as a Green Master for the
fourth consecutive year at the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Annual Conference Dec. 13, 2013. GBP, specifically its Wisconsin divisions, is one of a select group of companies to earn the Green Master designation, the highest tier in the Green Masters Program, established by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. As a Green Master, GBP performed actions in nine sustainability areas, including energy, water, waste and social actions,
and scored in the top twenty percent of all participating companies. The conference, held this year at Lands’ End headquarters in Dodgeville, Wis., is the only conference in Wisconsin designed specifically for direct business-to-business sharing of sustainability achievements. The conference saw a record attendance, with 345 attendees and 167 companies participating in the program.
About Green Bay Packaging Inc.
Started in 1933, Green Bay Packaging Inc. is a family-owned, vertically integrated company consisting of
corrugated container plants, folding cartons, recycled and virgin linerboard mills, pressure-sensitive label
rollstock, specialty converting operations, timberlands, and a sawmill facility. Headquartered in Green Bay,
Wis., Green Bay Packaging Inc. is dedicated to innovative development of its products and forestry
resources, with a focus on quality, sustainability and continuous improvement throughout all of its
manufacturing facilities in 14 states. For more information about Green Bay Packaging Inc., visit
www.gbp.com. Green Bay Packaging focuses on multiple sustainability areas.
About Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council
The WI Sustainable Business Council is a network of Wisconsin businesses and organizations that are
actively involved, or just interested in, the challenge of sustainability and corporate responsibility. The
council works to educate businesses and organizations in Wisconsin about sustainability, and brings
together companies with similar sustainability goals. For more information on the Green Masters Program
and the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council, visit http://www.wisconsinsustainability.com/greenmasters/
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