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SWMSBF Annual Meeting

SWMSBF Annual Meeting
Thursday, March 16, 2017
11:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Cooper's Glen Auditorium
Join us for the SWMSBF Annual Meeting! Our featured speaker, Dale Sands, Senior Vice President and Global Practice for CH2M, will provide an introduction to resilience and climate adaptation, discuss actions the public and private sector are taking to evaluate their vulnerability, and introduce his recent work developing a framework for disaster risk reduction on behalf of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. Lunch will be provided.


Social Responsibility & Community Engagement

Thanks to everyone who attended, and to our speakers for making this a successful event! See the links below to view the presentations.

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Guiding Principles

The Guiding Principles of the Southwest Michigan Sustainable Business Forum are to fulfill its mission as stewards in our community.

The SWMSBF and member organizations will endeavor to:

•  Promote sustainability as business practices that encompass the environment, economy and social responsibility.
•  Strive to surpass conformance to environmental regulations using compliance as the minimum standard.  
•  Follow the waste hierarchy of eliminate, reduce, reuse, recycle, compost, incinerate, and landfill.
•  Develop awareness programs and practices, and implement technologies that safeguard and preserve the environment.
•  Identify the environmental impacts of facilities and materials used in our products, processes and services in order to minimize environmental impact.
•  Encourage environmental organizations, businesses and governmental agencies to cooperate on common issues. 
•  Create opportunities to expand the Forum's concept into a national network of sustainable business forums.

The mission of the Southwest Michigan Sustainable Business Forum is to promote business practices which demonstrate environmental stewardship, economic vitality, and social responsibility. 

You are invited to join the SWMSBF today!  

Featured Member

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Sustainable Business Forum Founders .

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The SWMSBF is a program of the Kalamazoo Nature Center.

Southwest Michigan Sustainable Business Forum  •  c/o Kalamazoo Nature Center

7000 N Westnedge Ave  •  Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Phone (269) 381-1574  •  Fax (269) 381-2557