USGBC West MI Chapter Annual Meeting

CE John G Russell Leadership Center 120 Front St SW, Grand Rapids, MI

Spend Friday the 13th with the USGBC West Michigan Chapter! Enjoy a night full of drinks, laughs, and a murder mystery masquerade dinner. For more information or sponsorship opportunities, contact

Triple Bottom Line Bash

Grand Rapids Ballet 341 Ellsworth Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI

West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will host the fourth annual Triple Bottom Line Bash on Wednesday, October 25 at the Grand Rapids Ballet. Featuring the Sustainable Business of the Year Awards and the Sustainable Business Hall of Fame, the Triple Bottom Line Bash is the premier annual event for sustainability professionals in West Michigan. Nominations are now […]

More Green: A Heartside Conversation

San Chez Event Space 38 W Fulton St, Grand Rapids, MI

EVENT DETAILS: Join us for a lunch roundtable to discuss how businesses in Heartside are working to be more green! From recycling to reducing waste we will hear from a variety of businesses, city departments and local resources about how they work to improve the Heartside Community. Share your ideas or stores, lunch is provided […]

1st Annual Great Green Gala

Shadowland Ballroom at Silver Beach 333 Broad St, St. Joseph, MI

Michigan’s Great Southwest Sustainable Business Forum will celebrate its work and local sustainability at the First Annual Great Green Gala on Wednesday, November 8 at Shadowland Ballroom at Silver Beach. Purchase tickets here. This year’s event will feature a roast of Michigan’s Great Southwest Sustainable Business Forum Founder Becky Kliss, president of Green Connection Inc. and most […]

Economicology Forum: “Grand River Revitalization and Rapids Restoration: Exploring a Holistic Approach to a Complex Project”

Economicology Forum: “Grand River Revitalization and Rapids Restoration: Exploring a Holistic Approach to a Complex Project” Date: February 15, 2018 from 6pm to 8:30pm (Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:00 p.m., program at 6:30 p.m.) Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan. Aquinas College (Wege Student Center, Ballroom, 3rd Floor Find out the latest from our panel consisting of leaders in the […]

The Future of Water

Grand Rapids Art Museum Grand Rapids, MI

Join the Michigan League of Conservation Voters at the Grand Rapids Art Museum for a panel discussion on the current state and future of Michigan's Great Lakes and waterways. Panelists include: Dr. Alan D Steinman, PhD, Director of GVSU Annis Water Resources Institute Elin Betanzos, Principal, Safe Water Engineering, LLC Garret Ellison, MLive, Environment Reporter […]


Un-Paving the Way: A Celebration of Commuter-Friendly Workplaces

Founders Brewing Company 235 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI

Please join us in celebration of Grand Valley State University & Spectrum Health named Best Workplaces for Commuters by the Center for Urban Transportation Research. Agenda Includes: Grand Rapids 2030 District Cheri Holman, Executive Director The Rapid Peter Varga, CEO Grand Valley State University Lisa Haynes, Assistant VP of Pew Campus & Regional Centers Operations […]

West Michigan Food Waste Summit

Secchia Institute for Culinary Education 151 Foundation St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI

West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum and partners will host the West Michigan Food Waste Summit on Monday, May 21st at the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at Grand Rapids Community College, the capstone event of the Western Michigan Food Recovery Council pilot project. The half-day event will provide an opportunity for businesses, institutions and other […]

Youth Virtual Conference: A Regional Perspective on Climate & Sustainability

Multiple schools of the United Nation's University RCEs will come together virtually through teleconferencing technology to participate in a youth conference hosted by City/High Middle School. The conference will provide a forum for students and educators to present on sustainability-related climate change issues of their communities/regions. Students will be presenting from Grand Rapids, MI, Minna […]