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U.S. Venture Donates to Support Leonardo Academy’s Sustainable Transportation Initiatives PDF Print E-mail
Press Release

Madison, WI – November 14, 2011 – Leonardo Academy recognizes U.S. Venture for its generous donation to support the outreach and education activities of Leonardo Academy’s Sustainable Transportation Program. This funding will help:

  • Create a repository of credible information on sustainable transportation.
  • Educate and raise awareness for interested parties and transportation professionals on the need for sustainable transportation through newsletters, outreach materials, and participation at seminars and conferences.
  • Fill gaps through research and/or compliance by developing consensus-based strategies on sustainable transportation, and explore, develop and implement engine emission reduction techniques in Wisconsin.
  • Provide leadership and strategic direction in achieving Wisconsin Clean Diesel Coalition (WCDC) and Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative (MCDI) targets in the transportation sector, workforce transition, freight transportation industry, labeling and certification.

Michael Arny, President of Leonardo Academy said, “Leonardo Academy appreciates the leadership of U.S. Venture in providing its generous donation to support the continued activities of our Sustainable Transportation Program. This program is committed to empowering citizens and organizations in operating sustainable transportation through the use of emission reduction technologies and alternative fuels. We invite all interested parties to get engaged in this process.”

There are many ways you can participate in and support this program. Visit the Leonardo Academy web site to learn how: 

About U.S. Venture

Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, U.S. Venture is a leading energy and transportation products distributor and marketer. Their customer promise “Finding A Better Way” delivers unconventional, creative solutions that give their customers a competitive edge.

U.S. Venture has recently developed a unique Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) supply program. This program will position U.S. Venture to be the preferred provider of CNG to fleets and large manufactures focused on short-haul freight movements by offering unique pricing structures and turnkey build and maintenance services through a strategically-located network of fueling stations.

About Leonardo Academy

Mission Statement Leonardo Academy is a charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing sustainability by leveraging innovative tools and information to motivate the competitive market. By utilizing an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability strategies, education and implementation, we strive to make sustainability practical for everyone.

We develop integrative sustainability solutions designed to enhance the environmental stewardship, social responsibility and economic prosperity of organizations, corporations and individuals. We see a world filled with sustainable opportunities that can transform the way we live today and ensure the prosperity of future generations.

Join Our Work

Individuals, organizations and companies are invited to join in Leonardo Academy’s work on advancing sustainability. One important way to join in our work is by making a charitable donation to support these efforts. Online donations can be made at

Andrea Bachrach
Sustainability Project Specialist
Leonardo Academy
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