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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





April 22nd
8:30 AM - 7:30 PM  Greentown Michiana 2.0

GreenTown brings together the public sector and the private sector to “connect the dots”, to inspire and to work together to remake our communities. From healthy living to local food, energy to green infrastructure, water to outdoor space, GreenTown will help you make the healthy choice the easy choice.

Located at: DoubleTree Hotel, downtown South Bend
123 N St Joseph Street
South Bend, IN 46601

For more information please click here!

To register please click here!

May 7th
11:30 AM-1:00 PM Green Lunch on Sustainability #101

With speakers Mike Keen and Krista Bailey with IUSB Center for a Sustainable Future. Learn how to use sustainability and innovation to strengthen your business or organization. Discover ways your business can be more prosperous as part of the newly emerging green economy!  

Location: Berrien Hills Golf Club 690 W Napier Ave, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Just the cost of lunch for members.
$5 for non-members plus the cost of lunch. Cash or checks accepted at the door. 

Pre-registration is optional but you can email info@mgssbf.org or call 269-588-0222

Note: Green Lunches are scheduled regularly with dates to include Feb 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, August 6, October 1, and November 5.   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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