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Sustainability in Detroit, Part 5: Real Estate Development

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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 5 of 5.

Abir Ali 

The City of Detroit and FCA Seek Artists to Paint One of the Largest Municipal Art Installations in Detroit's History

Artist Open Call Coming Valentine’s Day
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DETROIT, February 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - This Valentine’s Day, FCA will join Detroit’s Office of Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship and City Walls Detroit murals program in showing the city some love. FCA and the City will issue a global open call to artists to create murals that will comprise one of the largest municipal art installations in Detroit’s history.  

FCA Community: Employee Takes a Shot at Ending Hunger

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Hometown hero, Marvin Skipper, had all the right moves when growing up in Detroit.  A Pershing High School graduate, he earned a basketball scholarship to Eastern Michigan University.  His eye was on an NBA career with hopes of providing a better life for his family and community when his hoop dreams were sunk by a heart condition.  

FCA Joins Plug and Play and MMSDC Partnership Creating Mobility Innovation Hub in Detroit

‘Plug and Play Detroit powered by AmplifyD’ will provide streamlined access to an ecosystem of hundreds of technology startups, with an emphasis on women and minorities
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., January 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – FCA today announced that it will join a partnership formed between Plug and Play, the largest global innovation platform for startups and corporations, and the 

FCA Aims to Keep Dreams of Homeownership Alive: Funds $1.8 Million Home Repair Grant Program for Detroit’s Eastsiders

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., December 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - FCA has completed the transfer of $900,000 to the City of Detroit’s Housing & Revitalization Department (HRD) — the first tranche of a $1.8 million commitment — to fund a home repair grant program for homeowners on the City’s east side.

Goodfellows and Comerica Help Make Holiday Season Special in Detroit

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It starts with a simple mission…. no kiddie without a Christmas. And it ends with more than 9,000 donated dolls dressed, judged and prepped for delivery as special gifts to kids throughout Detroit this holiday season.

Comerica Employee Fundraisers Impact Special Causes

Colleagues raised approximately $130,000 for four major Detroit-based community initiatives in 2019
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Number one.

That’s where Comerica Bank finished among corporate fundraising teams for the Henry Ford Health System Game on Cancer campaign that collaborates with the Detroit Lions and Detroit Pistons.

Comerica received the honor at a special recognition event for contributors held at Ford Field Friday, Nov. 8.

FCA Foundation Invests $1.6 Million to Advance Educational Opportunities for Detroit-area Students

17 academic and nonprofit organizations receive FCA Foundation grants focused on education and helping Detroit youth grow and thrive
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November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, announced the recipients of its 2019 educational grants (totaling $1,650,000). The grantees, all of whom are focused on improving educational outcomes for Detroit-area students, provide a wide array of in-classroom, after school, summer and weekend programming.  

New FCA Manufacturing Site in Detroit Represents Company’s Commitment to Sustainable Operations

Summary: 
  • Facility will have lowest emissions rate of any auto assembly plant in the United States
  • Company to voluntarily conduct additional air monitoring and public reporting
  • Environmental responsibility initiatives extend beyond FCA and into the neighborhood
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  • Facility will have lowest emissions rate of any auto assembly plant in the United States
  • Company to voluntarily conduct additional air monitoring and public reporting
  • Environmental responsibility initiatives extend beyond FCA and into the neighborhood

Top 10 Semifinalists Announced for 2019 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest

Record number of businesses vied for $100,000 to launch Detroit's next 'big' small business
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DETROIT, September 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Ten of Detroit’s next big business ideas have been ‘hatched’ after being named a semifinalist in the 2019 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest. The 10 businesses are competing for $100,000 from Comerica Bank, as well as more than $200,000 in pro bono support from Hatch Detroit and its partners.

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