For Community and University
Music: “Corporate Innovative” by Scott Holmes via Free Music Archive, licensed under an Attribution-Noncommercial License.
Rex LaMore, director of the CCED, and Jennifer Bruen, REI Project coordinator talk to Rita Fields, an REI Innovation Fellow about her research project on the Underground Economy in Detroit. Her research examines the barriers for people that keep their businesses "Underground" rather than on the books.
Bob Brown, director of the CCED in Flint talks to Pastor Tommy about issues with the Help Centers in Flint along with other ongoing problems still faced everyday by the residents of Flint. Also, Pastor Tommy gives his reaction to the Governor's comments to the Mayor of Flint where the Governor told the people of Flint to "get over it."
Triple Bottom Line
Rex LaMore, CCED Director, talks to Terry Link about the Triple Bottom Line, a business theory with a focus on sustainability. Terry discusses alternate ways for business to approach making profit that also takes sustainability and the wellbeing of employees into account.