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Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum'
If trash with worth was recovered and sold, economic impact would near $400M.
The phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is an idea two organizations in West Michigan are hoping to convey across the state, after a recent study found Michigan residents and businesses are throwing away garbage valued at millions of dollars every year. Read More
Event will draw regional sustainability practitioners from business, nonprofits and education.
The founder of composting business Detroit Dirt will serve as the keynote speaker at next week’s Sustainable Business Conference. Read More
A sustainability nonprofit has named the winner of its Sustainable Business of the Year award at its second-annual Triple Bottom Line Bash. Read More
Initially, businesses and environmentalists often felt pitted against one another.
The West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum has come a long way since its founding in 1994, when the idea of businesses and environmental organizations collaborating was mostly unheard of. Read More
Ford Motor Co.’s global director of sustainability will visit Grand Rapids next week to discuss making the business case for sustainability at every level of a company — including product development, manufacturing, purchasing, human resources and more — to build support throughout the ranks. Read More