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Mercury Marine partners with Alliant Energy to build solar array

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Mercury Marine announced a partnership with Alliant Energy to build a 5-megawatt, 32-acre solar array in eastern Fond du Lac County to advance the company’s sustainability initiatives and the region’s growing commitment to renewable energy. The Ledgeview Solar Project, pending review and approval by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin in the coming months, is the first to be developed under ...

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Valhalla Boatworks joins Yamaha Rightwaters recycling program

Valhalla Boatworks is the most recent addition to the list of boat manufacturers currently recycling plastic protective covers through the Yamaha Rightwaters plastics recycling program. To date, the program, which launched in August 2021, is responsible for returning 17,911 pounds of Polyethylene and Polypropylene sheet plastics back into base materials, reducing the amount of plastics in U.S. waterways. Created, owned ...

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Mercury releases 2021 sustainability reports

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, released its 2021 sustainability report. The report details the company’s progress through the end of 2021 in advancing its sustainability mission around four key pillars: Energy, Environment, Product and People. The report’s 2021 sustainability highlights and accomplishments include: Earning the Corporate Energy Management award from the International Association of Energy EngineersDeveloping a zero-direct-emissions ...

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Brunswick Corp. publishes 2021 sustainability report

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Brunswick Corporation today published its 2021 Sustainability Report, “Together for the Planet,” highlighting the company’s industry-leading sustainability achievements, while also announcing that it has hired Jennifer Koenig as the company’s first chief sustainability officer. The report as well as the addition of this newly created senior level position fortifies Brunswick’s ongoing commitment to advancing enterprise environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ...

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Recreational boating industry, partners kick off Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week

The recreational boating industry and outdoor recreation partners and agencies kicked off Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week, running February 28 through March 4, 2022.Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) are aquatic organisms that invade ecosystems beyond their natural, historic range and whose introduction can cause significant economic and environmental damage to regions. While AIS are in every region of the U.S., several ...

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Brunswick Corp., Boston Whaler intensify sustainability commitment

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Brunswick Corporation announced it is expanding its partnership with Arkema, a leader in specialty materials, to develop a fully recyclable fiberglass boat that integrates Arkema’s Elium liquid thermoplastic resin on all the vessel’s composite parts, core, and adhesives. The project is part of Brunswick’s enterprise-wide sustainability program and is expected to allow for hull and structural components to be fully ...

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Brunswick recognizes winners of Employee Sustainability Leadership Awards

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Brunswick Corporation recently announced the winners of its inaugural Sustainability Leadership Awards, which celebrate the company's commitment to sustainable, responsible practices by recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused contributions of individuals and teams at Brunswick facilities around the world. The Brunswick Sustainability Leadership Award Program was established in memory of Kevin Grodzki, Brunswick’s longtime ESG champion, who pioneered Brunswick’s ...

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Yamaha Rightwaters program recycles 10k pounds of plastic

The Yamaha Rightwaters plastics recycling program returned more than 10,000 pounds of Polyethylene and Polypropylene sheet plastics back to base materials during 2021, proving a pilot concept the sustainability initiative hopes to expand in 2022. Yamaha Rightwaters announced the program in August and continues to work with Nexus of Atlanta, Georgia and Tommy Nobis Enterprises of Marietta, Georgia, to develop a larger ...

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Mercury earns 11th Green Masters designation

For the 11th consecutive year, Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has earned a Green Masters designation from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council (WSBC). Once again, Mercury achieved a score within the top 20% of all applicants to earn the designation. The Green Masters Program measures companies on a broad range of sustainability categories ranging from energy and water conservation ...

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Brunswick Corp. named to Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies

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For the second consecutive year, Brunswick Corporation has been named by Newsweek to the 2022 list of America’s Most Responsible Companies. From the thousands of companies considered for this honor, only 500 made the final list and Brunswick is represented in the top 30% ranking No. 148 overall and ranked in the Top 10 in the Capital Goods category. The award recognizes companies ...

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