The businesses that are part of the Michigan Climate Action Network are using their expertise and passion to contribute to a healthier environment.
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5 Lakes Energy is a Michigan-based policy consulting firm dedicated to advancing policies and programs that promote clean energy, sustainability, and the environment.
5 Lakes Energy works to advance clean energy technologies, clean energy policies, along with sustainability and energy efficiency programs in both the public and private sectors. Their results-oriented business model combined with their expertise has made 5 Lakes Energy a trusted source for businesses, state and federal policymakers, and other stakeholders working in the clean energy space.
The 5 Lakes Energy team is dedicated to the task of making clean energy more available and affordable. They offer a range of client services including policy development and support, government affairs, public engagement, research, and program development.
Art’s Tavern is Glen Arbor, Michigan’s original gathering place. Locally owned and operated since 1934, we love to see familiar faces year after year.
BarFly Ventures is the parent company of HopCat, Stella's Lounge, Grand Rapids Brewing Co. and The Waldron Public House.
Care about the environment & the world around us, treat each other like family, offer a unique dining experience & make sure each & every guest feels important. By doing these things, we help not just others, but ourselves. Without doing all these things, we disappoint not just others, but ourselves.
BarFly isn't your typical restaurant/bar company. We recycle and compost up to 90 percent of the waste we generate. We provide health insurance to all of our full-time employees. We even do fun stuff like taking BarFly family members who work with us for four years on a big trip somewhere. We care deeply about the people we work with, the world we live in, the communities where we operate and, most importantly, the guests we get to serve each day.
Celebrating the beauty and spirit of northern Michigan in everything we make and do, Cherry Republic has grown from a T-shirt sold out of the trunk of a car to the world’s largest exclusive retailer of cherry food creations. Along the way, we have turned one man’s vision into a nation of citizens embracing his creed of life, liberty, beaches, and pie.
We try our best to exemplify the essence of Northern Michigan in our products, storefronts, writings, and branding. A little piece of the woods, farms, lakes, and communities are in each product that we sell. We are proud to live, work and play in our favorite spot in all the world.
Crystal Mountain is a four-season resort community located near Traverse City. We are dedicated to the guests we serve, the employees we trust, the community we support, and the shareholders and property owners we value.
Our vision is to become nationally-recognized as a year-round community that celebrates healthy lifestyles, is guided by enduring design principles, and is committed to responsible stewardship of our natural, human and economic resources.
We strive to respect, serve and sustain our people and the environment.
Food For Thought are creators of organic and wildcrafted gourmet specialty foods. We were founded on an organic farm in 1995 near the Sleeping Bear Dunes.
Food For Thought recently helped establish and now operates out of the Long Lake Culinary Campus near Traverse City. The LLCC is a refurbished elementary school operating as a shared micro food manufacturing hub.
Geothermal, The Next Generation, we have proprietary technology that makes geothermal affordable for all commercial and residential facilities.
The geothermal industry is leading the way to energy independence. Although still recognized as a new alternative and concept, Geothermal Innovations has decades of combined experience and understanding of this proven technology. This has allowed Geothermal Innovations the opportunity to not only become experts in the Geothermal industry, but also the wisdom and expertise to introduce innovative concepts and products that further promote Geothermal technologies.
At Great Lakes GrowthWorks, we believe that we can enable a positive impact on the world by removing the lines between business and the community.
So, we created an organization that is not compartmentalized but operates with a higher purpose in mind, an organization that aspires to become an influential and positive citizen of the business world, the economy, and our communities.
We bring a sense of empathy into understanding human motivations and needs, and what makes people happy and fulfilled. We then translate that into products, services, and messages that impart joy.
Michigan Aerospace Corporation is an advanced engineering and products company that provides innovative sensing, intelligent systems, and software solutions for space, air, and earth-bound applications. Our roots are in developing atmospheric measurement systems for aerospace customers, but we also apply these same technologies and expertise to solving problems closer to home, including clean energy, water management, and early-stage disease detection. Michigan Aerospace is part of the Springmatter™ commercialization umbrella, providing assistance to innovators and companies that need a little help bringing their concepts to life.
MSS is one of the most experienced renewable energy firms in Michigan. As leaders in the industry, we are asked to testify in front of the state legislators regularly and have helped both DTE and Consumers Energy with projects that help to define the future of power distribution. Having installed hundreds of jobs, we have been responsible for bringing over two megawatts of renewable energy online for the people of Michigan.
MLG is an Events and media company servicing small to medium business owners throughout being the metropolitan Detroit area. Our goal is to build sensory bridges that connect community, consumers, and corporations.
For 37 years, our mission has been to celebrate and protect Northern Michigan's natural resources, recreational opportunities, intact small towns, engaged communities, and the entrepreneurial spirit. Our core products are Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine and MyNorth.com and we speak to an audience of over 2 million people committed to, passionate about or just interested in Northern Michigan.
Domestic energy independence, environmental concerns, and governmental regulations are increasing the demand for Advanced Biofuels but the current production processes are not cost-competitive. The NextCAT solution allows biodiesel producers the ability to restart an existing biodiesel facility that has been idled due to both high-cost feedstocks and inefficient production processes. Feedstock costs are approximately 80% of production costs. NextCAT's catalyst technology simultaneously allows the use of lower-cost feedstocks and greatly simplifies the biodiesel production cost.
Principia, LLC is a management consulting firm located in Detroit, Michigan that is working to link America’s economic recovery to the “Green Collar” Agenda. That means using cutting-edge technology to combat issues of environmental crises and training underserved communities to become the next generation of technologists in support of these sectors.
Become part of the largest organization working to slow climate change in Michigan. We encourage your business to participate in regular phone calls and help to promote our campaigns with your customers and vendors on social media. Let us know how you are planning to participate below. If you wish to sign up as a Citizen (not affiliated with a Business), please do so here!