Majora Carter: “Community as Corporation” Talent Retention Strategies for Low-Status America – Blog Recap

Written by Brittany Cullimore, USGBC West Michigan Guest Writer  – April 30, 2019 The Fifth Annual Michigan Energy Summit was held on Thursday, April 25th at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Downtown Grand Rapids. This year’s Keynote presentation was delivered by leading urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter. A visionary voice in environmental equality and sustainable…

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Grand Rapids 2030 District

Reaching for the Zero Carbon by 2050 www.2030districts.org/grandrapids Follow Us on Twitter Email Us About: The Grand Rapids 2030 District is a public-private partnership that is committed to creating high performing buildings and smart mobility options that: Drawdown carbon in Grand Rapids’ built environment Increase marketability and profitability for property owners Strengthen the greater community’s…

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USGBC West Michigan

Where we live, learn, and labor matters www.usgbcwm.org Follow Us on Twitter Email Us About: Our mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built, and operated, in a way that improves the quality of life in West Michigan. We do this through our many programs, such as the Grand Rapids 2030…

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USGBC Detroit Region

Join the USGBC Detroit Region to learn about our local activities to help promote sustainability www.usgbc.org/chapters/usgbc-detroit-region Follow Us on Twitter Email Us About: The USGBC Detroit Region works to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built, and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of…

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Detroit 2030 District

Working together to promote and reach the goals of the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Planning www.2030districts.org/detroit Follow Us on Twitter Email Us About: The Detroit 2030 District is a part of a national movement to ​create high-performance buildings ​​districts ​to reduce the environmental impacts of building construction and operations while increasing owners’ return on investment…

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BlueGreen Alliance Foundation

Building Clean: Buy Local, Buy Healthy www.bgafoundation.org Follow Us on Twitter Email Us About: Building Clean is designed to help architects and designers, consumers, contractors, building owners, and developers find American-made, healthy energy-efficient building products. The www.BuildingClean.org database contains over 4,500 manufacturers of products in nine market sectors and highlights a broad range of energy-efficient…

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PACE Loan Group

We don’t just lend money, we lend expertise. www.paceloangroup.com Follow Us on Twitter Email Us About: As a leading commercial PACE lender, PLG is a direct lender who funds projects across all asset classes, including office, retail, multifamily, industrial and hospitality projects. PLG works nationwide with loans from $250k up to $30MM.

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Michigan Saves

The Nation’s First Nonprofit Green Bank www.MichiganSaves.org Follow Us on Twitter Email Us About: Michigan Saves is the nation’s first nonprofit green bank. We create financing solutions that are designed for function and engineered for success. Our financing know-how and services enable energy consumers anywhere in the state to access the capital they need to…

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Hurst Mechanical

Commercial, Industrial HVAC company servicing Grand Rapids, West Michigan www.hurstmechanical.com Email Us About: Every customer has different services and maintenance requirements. That’s why Hurst Mechanical offers a full range of flexible and practical inspections and preventative maintenance agreements. Building operators have come to appreciate the professional reliability of our Service and Maintenance team. Whether an…

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Hedrick Associates

Providing world-class products and expertise for the precision power and heat transfer industry www.hedrickassoc.com Follow us on Twitter Email Us About: Hedrick’s centers of expertise include commercial, light industrial, and precision HVAC products and services; Indoor air quality (IAQ) products and services; and Uninterruptible Power Systems and Power Conditioning products and services. We support the…

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DTE

Energy Efficiency Program for Business www.dtebizrebates.com Email Us About: DTE Energy business customers — small, medium, and large can lower their monthly utility costs by implementing a few simple energy efficiency measures. Our Energy Efficiency Program for Business offers a comprehensive set of incentives for both natural gas and electric users designed to help you…

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