Welcome to The Foundation for a Sustainable Wisconsin.  We’re working to build a non-partisan coalition of Wisconsin residents, businesses and local governments to advance the long-term sustainability of Wisconsin’s economy, environment, and society. Join us!

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Help Create a Sustainable Wisconsin!

It's easy. Simply create a user profile, upload a profile picture and you'll be part of a growing sustainability movement in our state.
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We're Showing Real Initiative!

We're putting our ideas to work, releasing initiatives designed to help make Wisconsin more sustainable, increase the number of living-wage careers for State residents, and improve our overall quality of life. Click on the button to view all current initiatives or hover over the flip boards below to view highlights...
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Wisconsin Grown™

Getting Wisconsin public institutions to purchase 50% of their food from in-state producers by 2024 would...

Wisconsin Grown™ Initiative:

…create as many as 45,000 living-wage sustainable careers for state residents and add $1.125 billion dollars to the Wisconsin economy every year.

Invest in Wisconsin™

Getting Wisconsin corporations to use a 401(k) platform consisting exclusively of Wisconsin investment managers, advisors, and administrators would...

Invest in Wisconsin™ Initiative:

…create as many as 23,500 middle-to-high wage sustainable careers for state residents and add $2.2 billion dollars to the Wisconsin economy every year.

Powered by Wisconsin™

Using advanced Wisconsin-grown biofuels to replace 50% of the coal we currently buy from out-of-state would...

Powered by Wisconsin™

…create as many as 17,500 living-wage sustainable careers for state residents and add $1.31 billion dollars to the Wisconsin economy every year.
Sustainable Wisconsin

What’s Your Best, Boldest Idea?

You care about our State, and you’ve got some great ideas to share. Now you can: introducing “Solution Labs” from the Foundation for a Sustainable Wisconsin. Share your best and boldest ideas on renewable energy, urban development, re-imagining a sustainable Wisconsin economy, agriculture, environmental protection, sustainable tourism and more.

Go ahead, make a pitch – we’ll catch it!

Click on the images on the right to view currently active solution labs, contribute ideas and offer feedback.