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Helping Employees Lend a Helping Hand

Giving back to the community is good business for any business. It’s a simple way to support the people and organizations that are supporting you. Yet that support doesn’t necessarily have to be financial contributions to philanthropic endeavors – and it doesn’t necessarily have to come from a company’s leadership. A 2018 report released by […]

Energizing Michigan

MEDC, Consumers Energy, DTE partner to strengthen state’s business opportunities   The rollout has begun to extend financial commitments to Michigan-based suppliers, helping small – to medium-sized businesses in the state gain a foothold with local, national and global purchasers to explore new business opportunities. Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist, Consumers Energy and DTE Energy announced […]

Energy-saving Tips from the Experts

On the surface, it might seem counterintuitive for a utility to promote energy-efficiency. But in reality, it’s just good business. Not only is the promotion of energy conservation incentivized by improved customer engagement and satisfaction, it is also a low-cost method to reduce the need to take on further expenses needed to build facilities and […]

Hospitals Launch Initiative to Improve Health Care, Costs

The Michigan Health and Hospital Association Keystone Center recently announced the launch of an effort funded by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to make health systems across Michigan more age-friendly and better serve older Michigan residents, while lowering costs of care. Recruitment of participants began in August and, to date, 14 organizations have committed to […]

Veteran to Keynote Treatment Courts Foundation Event

It’s been said that every journey begins with a single step. However, when that journey is one of recovery from a mental or substance abuse disorder, that first step on will be a daunting and uphill climb, which can seem insurmountable. September is National Recovery Month. The commemoration, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental […]

The Bumpy Ride of Uber

Rail-hailing company reports losses since IPO With the first two quarterly reports of 2019 detailing massive losses, those who invested in Uber since the ride-hailing service became a publicly traded company this year have likely experienced a bumpier ride than initially anticipated. However, the company, as well as some names in the investment world, remain […]

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