Items Tagged with 'Local First'
Purpose-led businesses are popping up all over Michigan. There are now 19 B Corps and about 100 businesses that have become Good for Michigan. Around the world, there are more than 2,600 B Corps that have incorporated their values into their businesses and made it their mission to make a positive impact on people and the environment. Read More
Good for Michigan will aim to help more businesses measure impact, commit to triple bottom line.
Local First is taking its year-old Good for Grand Rapids program statewide to help more businesses measure and improve their social, environmental and economic impact. Read More
When I graduated from college, it wasn’t uncommon for my friends to pick a place on a map and move across the country to find jobs. Over a decade later, Grand Rapids has become a bright spot on the map where people from all over the country want to move. Read More
GR’s Economic Development Corporation approves two agreements totaling $130,000.
The city of Grand Rapids’ Economic Development Corporation recently approved two agreements to help boost minority business development in the greater Grand Rapids area. Read More
A local economic development nonprofit is celebrating a group of employers during an inaugural awards reception next month. Read More