Archive for May 2018

Successful National Bike to Work Day

The Mayor’s Bike to Work Day last Friday the 18th was a great morning kick-off the end of the week. In celebration of active commuting, a group met at the Fulton Street Farmers Market and biked to the Calder Plaza to demonstrate the clean, fun and healthy benefits of bicycling. If you or your organization’s…

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Consumers Energy Leading by Example

Consumers Energy is leading by example by releasing an ambitious Sustainability Report for 2018. It serves as a snapshot of their progress while pursuing the goals towards the triple bottom line of “people, planet, and prosperity”. Some key takeaways from this year’s release is that the energy provider is aggressively pursuing 80 percent carbon emissions…

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USGBC-WM in the Community: Where We Live, Learn, & Labor Matter

This year’s annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration was hosted by the Committee to Honor Cėsar E. Chávez on Friday, May 4th at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Proceeds went to the “Si Se Puede” scholarship fund, a Legacy Endowment Foundation which supports Latino students in West Michigan schools who demonstrate the ideals espoused by Cėsar…

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