Valeo – Aiming for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

In 2021, global automotive supplier Valeo committed to reaching carbon neutrality by 2050. With $21 billion in sales and 109,900 employees in 29 countries, Valeo has a presence in Troy, Auburn Hills, and Highland Park. SBN Detroit interviewed Valeo Group CAP50 Director Zobeida Gutierrez about the company’s sustainability efforts globally and its impact on Southeast […]

Dunamis – Creating Solutions for Energy Efficiencies While Working to Bring Opportunities to Communities of Color

Dunamis Clean Energy Partners LLC is a green-energy firm specializing in electric vehicle charger and LED lighting manufacturing; energy efficiency and energy management services; and environmental service solutions for municipal, commercial, and industrial clients. Owner and CEO Natalie King has led Dunamis to become a multimillion-dollar corporation with over 135 employees throughout Southeastern Michigan. SBN […]

DTE Energy’s Agenda for Mitigating Climate Change

SHAWN PATTERSON, VP, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY, DTE ENERGY, AND MEMBER OF THE SBND LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE, SHARES HIS PERSPECTIVE ON MITIGATING CLIMATE CHANGE AS A TOP PRIORITY. When you’ve been in business a while, you come to understand that there is no such thing as “just business.” What we do impacts our communities, our customers, […]

Mitigating Climate Risks to Michigan’s Forestry Industry

More than half of Michigan is forested, with 20 million acres making up a vital part of the state’s landscape. Millions of acres of Michigan forest land are used to produce timber, a renewable and sustainably managed resource that supports many industries. The forests also provide other values, including wildlife habitat and watershed protection, and […]