Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum'


Nonprofit hires membership manager

January 15, 2020
A sustainability-focused nonprofit has hired a membership and campaigns manager. Read More

Panelists forecast future of sustainable business

WMSBF Future Hall of Fame inductees predict how next generation will shape the planet.

September 20, 2019
Experts in sustainability recently convened at a forum to explore the key issues and opportunities that will arise in the world as the next generation comes of age. Read More

Boosting business through responsible growth

August 30, 2019
For midmarket companies, responsible growth is becoming increasingly important, and successful companies are making sustainability central to their growth strategies. Read More

Experts share region’s progress in sustainability

WMSBF reports financials, highlights member efforts relating to climate change, circular economy and equity.

June 21, 2019
A sustainability nonprofit last week reported a year of progress toward strategic goals and shined a spotlight on three member organizations excelling at the triple bottom line. Read More

Forum stresses urgency of greener events in West Michigan

Experience GR, city leaders say creating a ‘sustainable events culture’ will draw more convention revenue.

January 4, 2019
A recent panel of leaders said fostering a safe, accessible and eco-friendly downtown should be top priority if Grand Rapids wants to grow its convention revenue. Read More

Nonprofit names Sustainable Business of the Year

October 11, 2018
A local sustainability nonprofit has named its Sustainable Business of the Year and honored other winners at an awards ceremony downtown. Read More

Kent County board should be encouraged to find agreement on committing to sustainable business park instead of landfills

August 10, 2018
In September, the Kent County Board of Commissioners will begin work sessions on the sustainable business park master plan and hopes to attract companies that can convert recovered material into new products — including combined heat and power plants. Read More

WMSBF aims to cut down food waste

Forum launches council to promote food recovery options.

August 11, 2017
In an effort to promote food recovery among local businesses and reduce food waste in landfills, the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will launch a food waste council consisting of stakeholders in the food production industry. Read More

Nonprofits merge forces

February 23, 2017
A pair of nonprofits focused on sustainable business practices have merged. Read More

Street Talk: Climate is a hot topic

Training day.

February 3, 2017
In 30 years, West Michigan could find its winter weather more akin to that of St. Louis, Columbus or Cleveland. Read More