Entries by Community Sustainability Partnership

GRBJ’s “40 Under Forty” Includes Over 10 GR CSP Endorsing Partners

The Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty class of 2017 has been revealed and over 10 of the honoree’s come from companies that are endorsing partners for the Grand Rapids Community Sustainability Partnership. The endorsing partners that made it on the “40 under Forty” list are: Cascade Engineering: Christina Keller City of Grand Rapids: […]

Catalyst Partners & Better Way Imports Rated Among “Best for the World.”

“A pair of companies in the region are considered to be among the ‘Best for the World.’ Grand Rapids-based Catalyst Partners, and Zeeland-based Better Way Imports have earned spots on the 2017 ‘Best for the World’ list by the nonprofit B Lab. There are 846 companies from 48 countries on the list. Catalyst Partners is a […]

GR CSP Community Connector, Brewery Vivant, Featured on GRBJ Podcast

“Jason Spaulding and Kris Spaulding — the co-owners of Brewery Vivant — are the featured guests in episode 51 of the GRBJ Podcast. They’re interviewed by Business Journal contributor Pat Evans. The couple talks about beer, food, community and sustainability. On social media channels, people can follow and comment on the podcast with the hashtag #GRBJPodcast. New […]

WMU’s Heritage Hall Alumni Center Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

“TowerPinkster is proud to have lead efforts in helping Western Michigan University’s Heritage Hall Alumni Center achieve LEED Platinum Certification. LEED® – Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design – is the nation’s most widely used green building classification and platinum is the highest ranking. This achievement makes Heritage Hall the first LEED® Platinum building in […]

GVSU Receives Gold Sustainability Status

“Grand Valley State University has again received gold status after completing a sustainability assessment developed by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) gauges the progress of colleges and universities toward sustainability in all sectors, including education and research, operations, innovation and planning, and […]

2017 Green Cleaning Award Winners

“The Green Cleaning Award for Schools and Universities highlights schools with innovative, health-focused and environmentally minded cleaning programs. The basis of the award are Healthy Schools Campaign’s “5 Steps To Green Cleaning In Schools,” which stress preparation, products, equipment and supplies, trying and procedures, and a shared responsibility. The award attracts nominations from schools and […]