The Environment

One of Peter’s greatest passions were the Great Lakes.  “I want to be remembered as one of the people who tried to wake up the country on the environmental problems,” he said in November 2004, after sponsoring a nationwide conference of environmental leaders aimed at restoring the Great Lakes.

He also he believed in building responsibly and sustainably.  The number of LEED certified buildings in Grand Rapids, Michigan can be directly attributed to the contributions by the Wege Foundation.

Stories about the Wege Foundation's Commitment to the Environment