Going green and focusing on sustainability is critical for any business, but it is especially important when you have 2.4 million square feet of space. Cobo Center, Detroit’s main convention and exhibition venue, has put a variety of environmentally friendly initiatives in place recently, and convention organizers have taken notice. Not only has the Center’s […]
In a hyper-competitive business landscape, the smartest organizations—we call them “Best & Brightest Places to Work”—are increasingly focused on the structure that allows them to create value that’s both enduring and able to keep them ahead of others in their category.
The stars were out at the San Francisco Bay Area’s 2016 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For awards Nov. 9 at Hotel Kabuki.
The Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies awards celebrate companies that are making their businesses more sustainable, the lives of their employees better and improving community locally and globally.
The past year has been monumental for Essence Restaurant Group: It celebrated its 20th anniversary, announced it was adding a fourth property to its roster and dived deeply into its longtime commitment to sustainability. After all, this is a company that proudly brags it was “Green Before Green Was Cool.”
While 3Degrees exists to engage Fortune 500 companies in renewable energy and carbon offsets to improve the health of the planet, the company keeps close tabs on the health of its team.
Winners of this year’s DiSciTech Awards presented by Corp! magazine are tangible and plentiful proof of thriving high-tech operations in Michigan.
The broadening variety of winners in the 2015 Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies in Michigan awards is further proof that that the environmental philosophy is being widely embraced.
Document management software can increase efficiency and productivity in powerful ways and reduce the cost of handling important documents – enabling and easing the transition to paperless offices.
The Mission Investors Exchange and the Council of Michigan Foundations have collaborated to create Mission Investing Institute, designed to empower foundations about investing opportunities.
Mahindra USA launches $100,000 Urban Agriculture Grant Program in Detroit with five non-profit organizations as inaugural recipients.
Confounded by the plethora of acronyms used in environmental and governmental documentation and dialogue? Here is a guide provided by ASTI Environmental.
With growing acknowledgment of global warming as a current threat to our planet, more individuals and businesses have begun exploring increased use of renewable energy sources, but not everyone understands the associated financial incentives, tax credits or pending deadlines. Here’s some context to help you decide how to pursue solar power for businesses.
Michigan’s new Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund aims to reimburse owners or operators of underground tanks for corrective actions that address releases from leaking systems, and assist them in meeting their financial responsibility.
As the supply of LCD screens, mobile devices, computers and electronic products continues to grow, sustainable manufacturing and recycling processes that can keep pace with electronic innovation are crucial.
Sensitive corporate, financial and personal information is stored on hard drives and electronic equipment. As businesses and consumers go through tech devices faster than ever, it is vital to protect your records–and your brand–by thinking before discarding that old computer.
Increasingly, companies are looking for ways not only to save through energy initiatives but also by recognizing that their customers, suppliers and shareholders are raising the bar when it comes to the environment. The 101 Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies show us that going green simply makes sense.
Benefit Corp legislation has been proposed in the Michigan legislature since 2010. Nationwide, 27 states have adopted the business designation that makes social and environmental impact part of your articles of incorporation. Another 14 states are expected to pass the legislation in 2015. Is Michigan missing out on investments and new companies that want to form as Benefit Corps?
As newer and better electronics continue to hit the market, the question of what to do with the old ones is crucial. In this three-part series, electronics recycling expert Joseph Yob explores how e-recycling processes can preserve the environment, protect your sensitive data, and utilize sustainable green technology.
Cutting energy costs is one way to improve your company’s bottom line, but did you know state and federal agencies will help pay the cost of reducing your reliance on fossil fuels? Here’s some state and federal programs that will help your business to go green.
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