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Good Business Matters

Good For Michigan recognizes companies across Michigan that are making a positive impact on employees, their community and the environment. This initiative celebrates and promotes businesses that are making a positive impact in com munities across Michigan, from Grand Rapids to the Lakeshore to Traverse City to Ann Arbor and beyond.

Good For Michigan offers resources and best practices for sustainability and social good, and provides educational workshops, programs and events that help equip businesses with the information and resources they need to use their business as a force for good.

Our History

Local First launched the Good for Grand Rapids campaign in 2017. Its goal was to recognize companies making a measurable, positive contribution to Grand Rapids. During its first year, roughly 70 businesses took the Quick Impact Assessment. Of these, eight top-scoring businesses were selected to receive the Good for Grand Rapids Awards at the first annual awards ceremony.

2017 Press Conference

2018 Brand Launch

Since then, the campaign has grown into a separate, statewide initiative now known as Good For Michigan. Businesses all over Michigan are using the QIA to measure what matters: their impact on the community, their employees, and the environment.

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