SIFE (a.k.a ‘Enactus) plays role in regional Ethics in Business Awards

The Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team at UW-Green Bay contributed to the success of the sixth annual Ethics in Business Awards luncheon Thursday (Nov. 14) at the KI Convention Center in downtown Green Bay. The event shines a spotlight on Northeastern Wisconsin individuals and organizations notable for their ethical business practices. Adviser John Stoll, professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, says the UW-Green Bay students dedicate countless hours annually to conducting personal interviews with nominees and references in preparing a report for the selection committee.

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New name is Enactus — The UW-Green Bay student club SIFE is transitioning to a new name, Enactus, after action by the national board last year. The name was chosen to suggest “entrepreneurial action.” The goals of the UW-Green Bay chapter involve community service and learning skills to become socially responsible business leaders.

Ethics honorees Faulkner, Skogen have UW-Green Bay ties
Prof. John Stoll, the aforementioned SIFE/Enactus students, Chancellor Tom Harden and a table of UW-Green Bay representatives including several members of the Council of Trustees were in attendance Thursday at the community Ethics in Business Awards luncheon. The event doubles as a fundraiser for the American Foundation of Counseling Services. Organizations with UW-Green Bay ties won honors in both the non-profit and business categories:
• Not–for-Profit — Golden House, Inc. and Executive Director Karen Faulkner, a 1993 Psychology graduate of UW-Green Bay who teaches part time as an associate lecturer in Human Development
• Business — Festival Foods and CEO Mark Skogen, a strong supporter of the University who is a member of the UW-Green Bay Foundation Board of Directors and Chancellor’s Council of Trustees

Business ethics: UW-Green Bay students, alumni help spread word

At the fourth annual Ethics in Business Awards luncheon (Nov. 1) in Green Bay, the spotlight was on companies, organizations and individuals that travel on the ethical high ground.

And helping in the selection process were members of UW-Green Bay’s SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) chapter. Continue reading “Business ethics: UW-Green Bay students, alumni help spread word”