Recognizing Social Capital

Recognizing Social Capital

Social capital seems to be one of those terms that’s easy to spot, but difficult to quantify; yet it’s an essential element of the people value in the triple bottom line. How does the triple bottom line business leader recognize and build social capital? Within the...
2016 Holiday Party Recap

2016 Holiday Party Recap

The SMSBF 2016 Holiday Party was a success! Our speakers gave enlightening presentations that encouraged attendees to consider their role in sustainability. In addition to the presentations, attendees had the chance to mingle with other sustainably-minded business...

Water Management Event Recap

The irony is not lost on us that our Water Management event on September 29th in Detroit was accompanied by a torrential downpour. Our hats go off to those brave souls who attended – particularly both of our speakers – Grant Trigger of Racer and Roy Cole...
Maurice Cox Member Guest Event Recap

Maurice Cox Member Guest Event Recap

At our quarterly meeting on September 11, Maurice Cox, the Planning Director for the City of Detroit, gave a candid, inspirational presentation about Detroit’s future to a packed house at NextEnergy. He mentioned that he wouldn’t have taken the job as Planning...
Food For Talk Was a Success!

Food For Talk Was a Success!

We are pleased to announce that our event:”Food for Talk: A Conversation About What we Eat”,  RecoveryPark was a huge success. Despite the difficulty in locating our meeting place, not only did ticket purchasers manage to find it, but there were a number of unexpected...