Business Membership

Whether your business has focused on sustainability for years or is just starting, a Sustain Dane membership provides the resources, networking opportunities, and professional development your company needs to generate change. Membership is available to businesses in Madison, WI, and throughout Dane County.

By focusing on the triple bottom line and ESG (environmental, social, and governance) principles, sustainable businesses not only make our community a better place by protecting the environment, they also see improved business outcomes such as financial savings, increased staff morale, and better market positioning.

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of millennials, our growing workforce, expect their employers to focus on solving societal problems.1



of studies show that companies with high ratings for environmental, social and governance factors outperform the market. 2



of Americans will purchase a product because a company advocated for an issue they cared about.3

Membership Benefits and Levels


  • Access to full suite of sustainability education programs
  • Complimentary member recruit guest to any program
  • Employee access to networking
  • One-on-one support office hours at Sustain Dane
  • Ticket(s) to our Annual Summit
  • Name on signage at our Annual Summit
  • Listing in our membership directory
  • First invite to volunteer, networking, and social events
  • Receive our monthly e-newsletter
  • Promotion of your sustainability-related news
  • Access to program recordings and resources


Everything at the Leaf level plus:

  • Your story featured in our newsletter and on our website
  • Logo on website, newsletter, & projected event scroll
  • Logo on signage at our Annual Summit


Everything at the Leaf and Tree levels plus:

  • Logo in our annual report
  • Podium time at one program annually (limited space available)
  • One-on-one support office hours at your organization

Annual Membership Fees

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“Sustain Dane’s program helped our group focus on specific short-term sustainability goals, and work through them with a great group of companies. The program is a must, whether you’ve been working on initiatives for decades or just getting going.”

Ben Austin

J.H. Findorff & Son Inc.

“Sustain Dane programs and members have been a source of highly productive business conversations for me. A common motive makes for easier and stronger collaborations. I have found participating in Sustain Dane to be very rewarding.”

Joe Beck

Blackstar Assets

“Sustain Dane reimagines and builds pathways that have the power to begin a journey in how we all come together as diverse individuals who are activists for people and environmentalists for nature.”

Annette Miller

EQT by Design