Duke Energy worked with local governments and organizations to bring 300 new jobs to Rockingham County
An abandoned brewery in North Carolina’s Rockingham County will be reimagined and transformed into a pet food manufacturing facility thanks to Nestlé Purina PetCare.
Purina’s $450 million investment is a big gain for the county near the Virginia border as it adds 300 new positions to the region. In addition to jobs, it will add $60 million in state tax revenue over the next 12 years. Duke Energy worked with Nestlé Purina and local governments to help bring the factory to its service territory.
Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), which are the socio-economic backbone of most countries, have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governments, development agencies, philanthropic foundations, and corporates have all announced several short-term measures to support MSMEs. Most of these welcome interventions are, however, largely stopgap arrangements at best. For the most part, they do not address the medium-term structural challenges and the fundamental vulnerabilities to future stresses that MSMEs will continue to face.
February 20, 2020, /3BL Media/ - The Greenlee County Community Investment Fund recently selected the recipients and awarded more than $160,000 in grants to local communities and non-profit organizations.
The Greenlee County CIF is overseen by a committee of community leaders assembled by the Freeport-McMoRan Community Partnership Panel, to identify and address community needs in health care, education, environment, economic development and transportation.
Caterpillar and its products support economic growth around the world, both in developed countries, where aging networks need improvement, and emerging regions, where new infrastructure is required. The company's products help ensure that investments in transportation, energy, telecommunications, waste and water infrastructure produce maximum benefits. Read more about how Caterpillar supports these investments.
Largest bank employer in Metro Detroit doubles down on small business in the Motor City
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.