At Business Leaders for Michigan, we pride ourselves on developing strategies that are research-driven and fact-based. Our proposals and strategies are grounded in Michigan’s ongoing economic realities and aimed at bringing new vitality and competitiveness to our state. Our featured and most recent studies, reports and benchmarking websites are included below.
State institutions compare favorably to strongest U.S. research clusters DETROIT—As Michigan emerges from this year’s pandemic-induced recession, its largest research […]
President & CEO Doug Rothwell also joins other biz roundtable CEOs seeking federal aid for state and local governments LANSING, […]
Restart, Restructure, Reignite proposal makes policy recommendations positioning Michigan for a swift, sustainable economic turnaround LANSING, Mich. – Business Leaders […]
BLM's Board is composed exclusively of the executive leaders of Michigan's largest companies and universities. Our members drive nearly 40 percent of the state’s economy, generate over $1 trillion in annual revenue and educate nearly half of all Michigan public university students.
Business Leaders for Michigan releases data-based strategic plan, offering solutions for Michigan’s toughest problems
Independent data on 50+ indicators of Michigan’s success compared to other states now available LANSING, Mich. – Executive leadership from […]
Business Leaders for Michigan issue infrastructure call to action at Lansing event, release new report outlining transportation funding solutions
Transportation investment urgently needed to keep MI competitive LANSING—Michigan’s aging roads and bridges pose a growing threat to our state’s […]
DETROIT, Mich.—Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the state’s business roundtable, released a major report on the state’s economic performance Monday, […]
Business Leaders’ Insights: Worker Training Program Best Practices to Support Business Attraction and Expansion
To ensure Michigan’s economic competitiveness and promote the prosperity of Michigan residents and our communities, our workforce must be trained […]
Business Leaders’ Insights: Leading Practices in K–12 Education That Can Improve Student Outcomes in Michigan
Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) issued its review of best practices in K–12 education and a set of principles that […]