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This category broadly covers anything related to business sustainability, social enterprise, B Corporations, INsight, and more.

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Use Your Passion to Define Your Purpose

Use Your Passion to Define Your Purpose

Leandra Nisbet
3/6/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

This week marks the first Good For Grand Rapids awards. The March 8th reception will acknowledge the 70+ local businesses that have completed the Quick Impact Assessment to date, the award finalists and eight award recipients.

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Appreciating the Past While Looking to the Future: Takeaways From the Annual Meeting

Appreciating the Past While Looking to the Future: Takeaways From the Annual Meeting

Leandra Nisbet
2/20/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

Last month, I attended Local First’s Annual Meeting. This was my first time attending this event and I did not know what exactly to expect.

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7 Tips to Effective Public Speaking from a Photographer

7 Tips to Effective Public Speaking from a Photographer

Russ Climie
2/6/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business

Russ Climie of Tiberius Images offers tips on public speaking

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DornerWorks Joins Local First and Other West Michigan Businesses Building a ‘Force for Good’

DornerWorks Joins Local First and Other West Michigan Businesses Building a ‘Force for Good’

Guest Blogger
1/30/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

Whether its algorithm acceleration, connecting products to the Internet of Things, or developing technology for the autonomous vehicles of the future, DornerWorks understands the value of strategic collaboration.

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BlackRock’s Message: Contribute to Society, or Risk Losing Our Support

BlackRock’s Message: Contribute to Society, or Risk Losing Our Support

News Source
1/23/18
Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

Laurence D. Fink, founder and CEO of BlackRock, mandates social responsibility

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Celebrating business as a force for good

Celebrating business as a force for good

News Source
1/2/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

This year, we are excited to share some changes to the LocalMotion Awards that will allow us to recognize the growing number of companies and entrepreneurs across West Michigan that are using their businesses as a force for good.

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