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Mercury Marine honored for sustainability in Wisconsin

Mercury Marine earned “Green Master” designation from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council for the sixth consecutive year.

Mercury Marine earned “Green Master” designation from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council for the sixth consecutive year.

Earning the Green Master designation places Mercury, which is based in Fond du Lac, Wis., among the top 20 percent of the approximately 200 participating companies. Mercury said few companies have received the designation for six consecutive years.

The company said it received a sustainability score of 643 points in 2016, well above the 554 needed to retain Green Master status.

The Green Master Program measures companies on a sustainability issues that range from energy and water conservation to waste management, community outreach and education.

“Planning and acting responsibly is a priority at Mercury, and we are proud to earn the Green Master designation for a sixth consecutive year,” Mercury Marine president John Pfeifer said in a statement.

“We are relentless in our pursuit of manufacturing the finest marine propulsion products while simultaneously reducing our carbon footprint and contributing to the health of the global environment.”

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