Awards and recognition


  • Milwaukee Business Journal – The newspaper recognized Susan Martin, executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of WEC Energy Group, with a Women of Influence award in the Corporate Executive category.
  • American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy – We Energies ranked 15th of 51 large electric utilities in its survey for ACEEE’s 2017 Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The company was fifth in the Energy Efficiency Programs category nationally and first among Midwest electric companies. The combined offerings of We Energies and Focus on Energy ensure a wide variety of energy efficiency options for all customers.
  • Arbor Day Foundation – We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service were each named a Tree Line USA Utility for their efforts in providing dependable, reliable service, while using best-practice vegetation management techniques in 2016. The criteria for the award, sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters, has three requirements: a program of quality tree care, annual employee training in quality tree-care practices, and tree planting and public education programs.
  • CR Magazine – The magazine recognized WEC Energy Group as one of the 100 best corporate citizens in the United States. Each year, CR [corporate responsibility] Magazine evaluates publicly held companies on the basis of environmental performance, employee relations, philanthropy, finance and governance.
  • National Association of Minority Contractors – The Wisconsin chapter recognized We Energies’ Supplier Diversity Initiative for its outreach, support, commitment and leadership in minority business development in the Wisconsin construction industry.