Sustainability and Stewardship

Focus on Energy has achieved certification to ISO 14001:2004 for Environmental Management Systems. This certification represents the highest level of international recognition for managing environmental impacts and instituting a culture of continuous improvement. Focus on Energy takes responsibility for impacts on the environment and society through transparent and ethical behaviors that contribute to sustainability, and commits to the following:

Focus on Energy will be a responsible steward of the environment, by providing services in consideration of environmental and social factors, and promoting energy and sustainability stewardship within a wide range of influence.

Controlling Environmental Impacts: Focus on Energy commits to the prevention of pollution by administering and implementing energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, as well as waste minimization, recycling, and green procurement practices.

Compliance with Legal and Other Requirements: Focus on Energy commits to compliance with or the exceeding of all applicable federal, state, and local requirements, as well as other commitments.

Social Responsibility: Focus on Energy takes responsibility for its impacts on the environment and society through transparent and ethical behavior. Focus on Energy considers societal, environmental, cultural, legal, political, and organizational diversity in its decisions and actions.

Continual Improvement: Focus on Energy commits to continual improvement in energy and sustainability performance, which is accomplished through ensuring the availability of information and necessary resources to achieve its objectives and targets established within its Energy and Sustainability Management System.

Some of the benefits of implementing the Environmental Management System include:

  • Framework for continual improvement of energy and environmental performance
  • Reduction in the cost of operations
  • Savings in consumption of energy and materials
  • Greenhouse gas emissions reduction
  • Reduction in waste generation

The integration of sustainability into Focus on Energy will positively impact and improve Wisconsin’s environment and society.