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

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A strong local economy starts with you

A strong local economy starts with you

Elissa Hillary News Source
9/27/17
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

The U.S. retail industry is changing. Acquisitions are happening every day. Big-box stores like MC Sports and Sears are closing or re-thinking the way they target today’s consumer. And earlier this summer, Amazon announced its $13.7-billion purchase of Whole Foods.

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Clatter Creative: Going beyond the pen

Clatter Creative: Going beyond the pen

Local First
8/30/17
Local Business, Sustainable Business

It can be challenging to put a finger on the unique approach to how a business serves and appeals to its patrons. Dianna Coulter, owner of Clatter Creative calls this “The Why.”

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Putting the Spotlight on Diversity

Putting the Spotlight on Diversity

Guest Blogger
8/28/17
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Diversity, Social Entrepreneurs

Attendee Leandra Nisbet shares reflections from the July Measure What Matters workshop

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20 Year of Cheers!

20 Year of Cheers!

Local First
8/1/17
Local Business, Street Party, Sustainable Business

New Holland Brewing celebrates two decades of beverage crafting

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Businesses demonstrate positive impact in West Michigan

Businesses demonstrate positive impact in West Michigan

Local First
7/25/17
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

Grand Rapids is a city of change agents! Just look at what they did in the last 6 months.

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Local First awarded eighth grant from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Local First awarded eighth grant from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Local First
7/12/17
Sustainable Business

Thank you to the foundation for your support of the Good for Grand Rapids Campaign!

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