Michigan’s Great Southwest Sustainable Business Forum Merges with West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum

Michigan’s Great Southwest Sustainable Business Forum has completed a merger with West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum to create the largest regional organization for sustainable business practitioners in the Midwest.

The combined organization, headquartered in Grand Rapids, will serve 220 member organizations and the general community in a 10-county territory that stretches from Muskegon County to the Indiana border with a unified mission of promoting business practices that demonstrate environmental stewardship, economic vitality, and social responsibility.

The merger allows MGSSBF to share administrative costs with the larger program and invest more resources to its mission.  It is already bringing new programs to the Great Southwest, including a recycling user group based on a successful program in the Grand Rapids area, an initiative to help local events and fairs implement recycling and sustainability programs, and a program to capture unique waste materials for use by artists.

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Welcome New Member: Midwest Energy Group

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Founded in 2007, Midwest Energy Group is a service company, focused on energy management and energy efficiency. Midwest Energy Group exists to provide positive financial and operational impact for their customers, serving commercial, industrial, municipal, and institutional organizations. Midwest Energy Group’s purpose is to develop and nurture long-term relationships, consistently driving customer profitability through the provision of expert advice, progressive engineering, custom energy efficiency solutions, and energy management plans.