UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management Business Institute (EMBI) recognized UW-Green Bay alumnus Paul Linzmeyer ’78 April 21 as the fifth recipient of the University’s Earth Caretaker Award for his work on regional and international sustainability. (See full press release online.)
Linzmeyer is the Sustainability Leader at ThedaCare, which has five hospitals and 25 clinics, making it the largest employer in Northeastern Wisconsin. He is an international strategist and speaker on business innovation and sustainability principles. Linzmeyer has served as a U.S. delegate to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCED)’s Sustainable Manufacturing and Eco-Innovation Committee. He is past chair of the Wisconsin Workforce Investment Council, the Bay Area Workforce Development Board and the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce.
Linzmeyer accepted the award Monday (April 21) during a joint EMBI and Alumni Association reception held in the University Union.