A Platform To Exchange Experiences About The Practice of Sustainable Business

Welcome to SMSBF

Forums are marketplaces for ideas, and ideas come from good content. Whether it’s our newsletters, events, podcasts, webinars or the many other forms of content we provide, SMSBF is your source for connecting, discovering and learning about triple bottom line (3BL) business in Detroit and SE Michigan.



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Vision & Principles



Practice Assessment

practice & assessment



SMSBF envisions a local, diverse, resilient, just, and democratically led triple bottom line business community and economy in Detroit and SE Michigan.

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Our Mission

SMSBF’s mission is to deliver valuable content that locally owned, small businesses and community stakeholders can use to implement strategies and practices that lead to a diverse, resilient, just, democratic and triple bottom line economy in Detroit and the SE Michigan region.

Lastest Articles

What is and What Could Be: The Entrepreneurial Spirit

What is and What Could Be: The Entrepreneurial Spirit

January 19, 2021

Essay by Mike Shesterkin, Exec. Director SMSBF’s theme for this month is, “Entrepreneurial Spirit”, which is certainly a mouthful. Without going further, let’s take time to define what …

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