Items Tagged with 'sustainability'


City’s ‘sustainable jobs’ goal is a recipe for failure

August 19, 2016
The Business Journal has in the past commended city of Grand Rapids endeavors toward environmental sustainability, from the biodiesel fuel project in 2002 to the Butterworth Solar Project anticipated to be running by the end of this year. Read More

State should take environmental clues from GR

August 29, 2014
Unaddressed environmental issues are heating up politics and firing up sustainability groups, especially in West Michigan. Read More

Sustainability umbrella encompasses the ‘green mentality’

February 22, 2013
Everywhere you turn, someone mentions saving the planet, green environment, sustainability or some version of this discussion. Read More

Grand Rapids is a state, federal model of efficiency

January 26, 2013
Mayor George Heartwell on Saturday provided his annual State of the City speech, outlining progress on key initiatives, which, in fact, could be seen in headlines across the country in publications from Forbes, the Brookings Institution and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Read More