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

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Connecting people through food and a shared mission

Connecting people through food and a shared mission

Leandra Nisbet
11/17/18
Local Business, Eat Local, Sustainable Business

This year’s event, presented by Brewery Vivant, showcased over 30 local food and beverage vendors – all highlighting staple and seasonal treats.

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Q&A: Vivant’s Wood-Aged Beer Fest

Q&A: Vivant’s Wood-Aged Beer Fest

Local First
8/24/18
Local Business, Eat Local, Sustainable Business

All you need to know for the September 15th event

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5 simple ways to green your business

5 simple ways to green your business

Elissa Hillary News Source
6/26/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

As a business owner, every decision you make impacts your bottom line. By taking steps to green your business, you can make a positive impact on the environment, your business and our community.

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The “Noble Experiment” - Can Business Be A Force For Good

The “Noble Experiment” - Can Business Be A Force For Good

Seth Getz
6/5/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

Baseball, business, and the real stakeholders: How entrepreneurs are changing the status quo

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Measure What Matters: The Barre Code

Measure What Matters: The Barre Code

Local First
5/22/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

The Barre Code is a boutique fitness studio that offers barre workouts, which incorporate strength training, cardio and restorative stretching. Stacie Thomas, owner of the Grand Rapids Heritage Hill location, opened her studio in March 2018 with a mission of empowering women and helping them become the best version of themselves.

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Measure What Matters: Mosby’s Popcorn

Measure What Matters: Mosby’s Popcorn

Local First
5/15/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Diversity, Social Entrepreneurs

Mosby’s Popcorn was founded in 2016, fueled by a love for popcorn, kids and family. Brian and Denise Mosby, owners of Mosby’s Popcorn, originally got their idea for starting a popcorn business from a family member who also owned a popcorn business.

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