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Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies 2012 Winner

Posted on: Monday, April 16th, 2012 at 4:07 pm among other companies will be awarded and recognized on April 18th, 2012 for having demonstrated the unique efforts and leadership skills in “Green Initiatives”.

The awards program honors companies from all industries that are focused on being more sustainable, improving the lives of their employees, and are committed to the local and global environments.  The 101 Best & Brightest Sustainable Companies is co-presented by Corp! Magazine, Davenport University, and dmStrategists.  The event is being sponsored by Grand Rapids Business Journal, WOOD Radio, WJR 760 AM, DTE Energy, Comcast Business Class, Cascade Engineering, and ITC Holdings. was evaluated and examined by the Center for Research and Service (IIT) and Davenport University. The process was reviewed by the Board of Directors and the Event Board of Advisors to ensure all criteria is adhered to.  Modern statistical analysis was used to examine efforts. endured an extensive survey on their green and sustainability practices.  Supporting articles were requested to accompany certain survey responses.   The survey was examined for quantitative data and scorings.  The data was than submitted to a volunteer panel of judges from Davenport University to examine, collect statistical data, and apply qualitative scores.   In all categories the 101 winners are further analyzed for Elite recognition.  The judges look for unique and creative thought processes with support from senior management and policy makers.  Adaptations to various new factors in the marketplace were weighed.  (See below for the complete list of winners.) 

The 101 Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies celebrate organizations that inspire and produce green technology to impact the industry and environment. This is the premier awards symposium that celebrates those companies that are making their businesses more sustainable, the lives of their employees better and improving the community locally and globally as a whole. The 101 Best and Brightest program provides yearlong education, benchmarking, assessment tools and interaction throughout Michigan.

Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Susstainable Companies 2012 Winners in alphabetical order:

1-800-Law-Firm – Southfield
Acoustics by Design, Inc. – Grand Rapids
Advanced Battery Concepts – Clare
Allied PhotoChemical, Inc – Kimball
Beaumont Health System – Royal Oak
Brewery Vivant – Grand Rapids
Cascade Engineering – Grand Rapids
Clean Energy Coalition – Ann Arbor
Clothing Matters – Grand Rapids
CMU Research Corp. – Mt. Pleasant
Go Green Salon – St. Clair Shores
Grand Traverse Resort & Spa – Acme – Oxford – Detroit
Harbor Industries – Grand Haven
Haworth – Holland
Herman Miller – Zeeland
Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown – Grand Rapids
Hyatt Place Grand Rapids South – Wyoming
Information Systems Resources – Dearborn
Integrated Architecture – Grand Rapids
IPAX Cleanogel Inc – Detroit
iscg inc – Royal Oak
JW Marriott Grand Rapids – Grand Rapids
Key Green Solutions – Grand Rapids
Lowry Computer Products – Brighton
Luurtsema Sales, Inc – Jenison
Meadowlark Builders – Ann Arbor
Metro Health – Wyoming
Pepsi Bottling Group – Detroit
Schupan Recycling – Kalamazoo
Selestial Soap – Traverse City
Steelcase – Grand Rapids
Sunblossom Solar Gifts, LLC – Manchester
Sustainable Computing at University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Sustainable Energy Financing, LLC – Holland
Thomas J. Newhouse-Design – Grand Rapids
TruAir Solution – Troy
Turner Construction Company – Detroit
Wabasto Roofing Systems Inc. – Livonia
West Michigan Shared Hospital Laundry – Grand Rapids

Source: 101 Best & Brightest Sustainable Companies to Work For

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