The Sustainable Business of the Year Award is selected annually by a vote of the WMSBF membership, honoring the local company that best represents the values of the triple-bottom line. It is awarded each year at the Triple Bottom Line Bash.
This lifetime achievement award honors individual practitioners that have made the greatest contribution to sustainable business in West Michigan during their careers. Honorees are inducted each year at the Triple Bottom Line Bash.
Recognizes an emerging professional whose work deserves further recognition. It is awarded each year at the Triple Bottom Line Bash.
Honors an organization that is modeling a pace-setting commitment to the triple-bottom line. The award was created with the specific purpose of recognizing an organization that deserves wider recognition for its efforts, and to provide a visible platform for personnel leading those efforts to be recognized by his or her peers.
Honors organizations that have a legacy of sustainable business leadership and have helped define our region as a center of sustainability expertise and accomplishment. The award establishes a mechanism by which we can permanently honor the handful of local organizations that merit recognition every year.
Recognizes a professional for his or her contributions to the growth and development of West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum. It is given each year at the WMSBF Annual Meeting.
Many of the region’s foremost past and present sustainable business leaders have served as presidents of the board of directors of West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum.