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Michigan's Great Southwest Sustainable Business Forum (MGSSBF) 

MGSSBF's Mission is to be an information source, and force, for merging environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic strength.

A sustainable business is one that creates profits for its shareholders while protecting the environment and improving the lives for those with whom it interacts. 

The Triple Bottom Line
is the term that Sustainable Businesses use to measure and stay balanced between three areas:

1.  Environment:  Air Quality, Water Quality, Energy Usage, Waste Produced, etc.
2.  Social:  Labor practices, Community Impacts, Human Rights, Product Responsibility, etc.
3.  Economic:  Sales, Profits, Return on Investment, Cash Flow, Jobs Created, etc.

MGSSBF is a 501(c) 3 organization and happily and gratefully accepts donations in support of our sustainability and education efforts. Contributions may be mailed to MGSSBF, PO Box 513, St. Joseph, MI 49085.

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All MGSSBF Events are Open to Members and Non-Members!!! 
View MGSSBF Calendar of Events

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Join us at the Library Pub & Art Hop for Green Drinks!

Friday December 12th from 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for Green Drinks and Art Hop in Benton Harbor and others from around the region for great networking and conversation about all things sustainable, as well as local beer, wine, food specials, and fun. Everyone is welcome. We’ll see you there! 

Located at 

The Library Pub & Eatery

190 Territorial Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

No Registration needed!
Please email info@mgssbf.org! for any questions!

Visit them on the web: www.thelibrarypub.net

 Michigan Sustainability Legislative Update and Annual Meeting

Friday, February 6th, 2015
7:00 am – 9:00 am

Keynote speaker James Clift is the Policy Director at Michigan Environmental Council, where he coordinates work on clean energy, air quality, water protection and public health.

Our legislative panel includes State Michigan Senator John Proos, State Representative Aric Nesbitt, State Representative Al Pscholka, and Dan Scripps the president of Energy Innovation Business Council with updates regarding sustainability issues facing Michigan! 

Topics will include:
Energy, Agriculture,  Local Food
Recycling, Transportation, Water

**This is your chance to ask questions of your legislators about what they can do to help your triple bottom line. **

Click here to view or print the flyer!

Registration payment below:
$15 member,
$25 nonmembers
Breakfast will be provided

Mendel Center
Room # F 117
Lake Michigan College
2755 E Napier Ave
Benton Harbor, MI

Or Membership Information
Call 269-588-0222
Email info@mgssbf.org

Note:  Please return regularly as topics and locations will be updated frequently. 

Great Gift Idea!
The MGSSBF mugs are in & ready to be put to use! What better way to start your morning then with a MGSSBF mug?! Your donation to our organization will get this mug in your hands... a suggested value of $15.00. These mugs are made from 100% U.S. Corn Plastic with food-safe dyes and will be available at our upcoming events.Thank you in advance for supporting MGSSBF!

Email Info@mgssbf.org for more information!



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