Executive Director of the Southeast Michigan Sustainable Business Forum in Detroit. The Sustainable Business Forum is collaborating with individuals working for environmental justice to plan and design the Detroit Center for Sustainability, a community project to help Detroit and Southeast Michigan transition to an environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable society. Stough also is CEO of the Sustainable Research Group, a consultancy that provides environmentally sustainable solutions to business, governmental, and institutional clients. He has more than 28 years experience in sustainable business initiatives, industrial ecology, pollution prevention, and ISO 14001 environmental management systems. Stough was the founder and past president of the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum in 1994, and organized sustainable business networks in three other regions in Michigan and consulted with efforts in Chicago, Cleveland, and Dallas. He is serving as a sustainability consultant and project manager for the Business and Institutional Office Furniture Manufacturers Associationís development of a Sustainable Product Standard, is a Lean and Clean Assessor for the Michigan Manufacturers Technology Council, and a national trainer for the NIST/EPA Green Supplier Network. Stough is also a member of the NSF 336 Joint Committee. He received his bachelorís degree in urban and environmental planning from William James College at Grand Valley State University and his masterís degree in management from Aquinas College.