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Coalition to Back Black Businesses Reaches Milestone Backing Small Business Growth

The Coalition to Back Black Businesses (CBBB), co-founded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, American Express, and four leading national Black business organizations have reached the halfway point of a...

New Diversity Council Takes the DE&I Conversation to West Michigan

The new West Michigan Diversity Council is designed to help build a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion culture on the state's west side.

Women Are Making Progress, But There’s Still Work To Do

Mary Barra, the first woman CEO of an American automaker, says women are making progress in corporate C-Suites and board rooms, but there's "still work to do."

Women Making Progress in Corporate C-Suites and Board Rooms

Surveys show that women are making progress, albeit slowly, in gaining seats in corporate C-Suites and board rooms.

Biden Waives Solar Panel Tariffs in Effort to Increase Production

Saying that “ensuring a robust, resilient, and sustainable domestic industrial base to meet the requirements of the clean energy economy” is “essential to .. national security,” President Joe Biden...

Pfizer Invests $120 million in Kalamazoo Site, Creates 250 Jobs to Boost Paxlovid Output

Pfizer announced Monday it will invest $120 million in its Kalamazoo, Mich., facility in a move that will create an additional 250 high-skilled jobs.

Patients Finding More Need for Mental Health Services

Experts say the extra strain placed on people's lives by the pandemic is driving an increase in demand for mental health services.

Children Trust Michigan auction shatters fundraising record in fight against child abuse

On a night when it announced a rebranding effort and a new name, Children Trust Michigan set a fundraising record in its fight against child abuse.

Michigan Submits Seven Highway Nominations for New Alternative Fuel Corridors

Michighan has nominated seven state highways as new Alternative Fuel Corridors, paving the way for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

BMW joins Ford, GM in DTE Energy’s Smart Charge Program, Integrating EV Charging With...

BMW joins GM, Ford in DTE Energy's Smart Charge Program, aimed at reducing electricity use during high-demand times.

The 26th Annual Women Thrive Conference Honors Michigan’s Women Leaders

Six Michigan women were inducted into the Michigan Business Women Hall of Fame during Thursday's Women Thrive Conference where an additional 11 women earned special recognition.

Children’s Trust Fund Gala Takes Aim at Preventing Child Abuse in Michigan

With its annual signature auction, the Children's Trust Fund hopes to raise more than $550,000 to help prevent child abuse in Michigan.

Building Business Value

Identifying Exit Strategies Key to Preparing Family Business for Transition.

Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit to be Renamed

Penn National Gaming, the Greektown Casino-Hotel operator announced on Monday the complete $30 million renovation would be completed soon.

Children’s Trust Fund Gets Boost from Blue Cross Blue Shield in Child Abuse Prevention...

With help from corporate partners like Blue Cross/Blue Shield, the Michigan Children's Trust Fund is making strides in its mission to prevent child abuse and neglect.

Pandemic Leads to Business Opportunities for Women, Minority Entrepreneurs

Michigan Women Forward officials say they've seen a "two-fold increase" in businss opportunities for women and minority entrepreneurs during the pandemic.

Partnerships put sustainability, decarbonization within reach

In 2017, EcoWorks moved into a beautiful but outdated building. The building, located on 7 Mile Road in Detroit, was designed by Minoru Yamaski, the architect of the first World...

Data Driven Detroit looks to the future, moves to employee ownership

In 1987, Harvard Business Review published an article touting the benefits of employee-owned companies. But you don’t hear much about those companies. In 1974, Congress passed legislation that created tax...

San Diego’s 2022 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For and San Diego’s Best...

San Diego's Best and Brightest Companies in business and wellness for 2022 were honored this week.

Covid Still Causing Issues, But Manufacturing Industry ‘Standing Up To The Challenge’

One expert says demand is up and manufaturers are "rising to the challenge," but worker shortages and rising inflation are hurdles to overcome.