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Sustainability in Detroit, Part 1: The City Steps Up

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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 1 of 5.
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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 1 of 5.

Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest Well Underway

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With just a little under four weeks until the deadline to submit business plans, the 2019 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest is heating up this summer.

Entrepreneurs interested in opening a brick and mortar business in Detroit, Hamtramck or Highland Park can take their shot at winning $100,000 in startup funds by applying online at HatchDetroit.com no later than July 31.

Records Set at Annual Comerica Shred Day in Southeast Michigan

Iron Mountain securely shreds 111,000 pounds of documents
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DETROIT, June 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Residents participating in the annual Comerica Bank Shred Day in Southeast Michigan securely shredded approximately 111,000 pounds of documents, which was the largest total collected at a single site by Iron Mountain over the 12-year history of Comerica’s metro Detroit Shred Day.

Held at the bank’s operations center in Livonia, approximately 1,200 vehicles proceeded through the line to take advantage of the free service during the five-hour event. For the first time, Detroit’s Shred Day tallied over 100,000 pounds of documents at one location.

Comerica Bank Announces Record $100,000 Donation to Winner of 2019 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest

Largest bank employer in Metro Detroit doubles down on small business in the Motor City
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DETROIT, June 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Comerica Bank, the longest-serving bank in Michigan for 170 years, is excited to announce a new, $100,000 donation to the winner of the 2019 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest. The record amount in startup funds will go toward opening a brick and mortar business in Detroit, Hamtramck or Highland Park. In addition to Comerica’s $100,000 investment, the bank will also double its organizational support to Hatch Detroit with a supplementary $40,000 donation. 

FCA US and FIAT Brand Lead the Motor City Pride Parade

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  • Rainbow-wrapped 2019 Fiat 124 Spider Lusso will serve as grand marshal vehicle for this year’s parade
  • Longtime support of Motor City Pride demonstrates the Company’s commitment to LGBTQ employees, customers, communities and issues
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  • Rainbow-wrapped 2019 Fiat 124 Spider Lusso will serve as grand marshal vehicle for this year’s parade
  • Longtime support of Motor City Pride demonstrates the Company’s commitment to LGBTQ employees, customers, communities and issues

Comerica Bank Ranked Among Top Corporate Supporters of American Heart Association Detroit Heart Walk by Raising over $38,000

Team Comerica finishes first in Top Team category with $15,000 donation
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DETROIT, May 28, 2019 /3BL Media/– Comerica Bank finished among the Top 4 companies supporting the American Heart Association’s 2019 Metro Detroit Heart and Stroke Walk/Run by contributing over $38,000 to help raise funding for break-through research. Additionally, Team Comerica captured the best overall honors in the Top Team category with a donation of $15,000.

Energy Building for Sustainable Brands '19 Detroit

Danone, Allbirds, EILEEN FISHER, PepsiCo and others to collaborate June 3-6
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands reveals program, networking and activity highlights for its upcoming global flagship conference: SB’19 Detroit. More than 2,500 business leaders will convene June 3-6 at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit to participate in the largest global gathering of brands transforming the economy through sustainable innovation.

Record Number of Dresses Collected for Comerica Bank’s Detroit Prom Dress Drive

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With more than 2,000 dresses collected, Comerica Bank’s Detroit Prom Dress Drive distributed a record total to Hope Closet. To further support Hope Closet and its community outreach, Comerica presented a $5,000 donation to Hope Closet President Whitney Drake.

Consumers Energy Passionately Supports the Robotics Revolution

Company recognizes STEM and FIRST® Robotics as the key to Michigan’s future
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Ellen Green signed up for her high school robotics team because she’s competitive and likes to be involved – not because she was looking for a career.

But Green fell in love with industrial engineering while leading Notre Dame (Pontiac) Prep’s team to success and championships in FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competitions.

FCA Community: Teaching Boys to Break Free From the Hashtag and Take Action

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The old saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child.

Unfortunately, Carlton Honey did not have a village growing up. His father worked four jobs and his mother was quite ill, and he made some poor decisions.

A pastor and father to three now, Carlton spends his spare time building a village around boys who have behavioral issues. As a leader in Beyond Hashtags, an afterschool program designed to inspire, motivate and change the lives of young men, Carlton works to equip them with strong life skills through transparent leadership.

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