FedEx to buy Rival TNT

FedEx to buy Rival TNT

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US parcels delivery firm FedEx is to buy its Dutch rival TNT Express for €4.4bn ($4.8bn; £3.2bn) as it looks to expand its European operations. For more information Click Here…

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Detroit, The Branding of a Bankrupt City

Detroit, The Branding of a Bankrupt City

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"Detroit's history of industrial decline and financial failure has culminated in bankruptcy. So why have some companies been using the city's name to sell their products?" (Aiden Lewis, BBC News…

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Can Soup Change the World?

Can Soup Change the World?

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Detroit - once a manufacturing giant - went bust in 2013. An innovative crowd-funding project called Detroit Soup is helping the city get back on its feet........ Read More Here

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Detroit City of Design

Detroit City of Design

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Having entered last year freshly unshackled from the largest municipal bankruptcy case in American history, Detroit is starting 2016 on a similarly encouraging note: violent crime is down, unemployment rates…

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GM $118m plant investment in The Bay City Area

GM $118m plant investment in The Bay City Area

GM $118m plant investment

GM $118m plant investment............... Gavin McIntyre - The Bay City Times  Read more here

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BABC Webinars and Events 
 
The BABC resources & network events for this week are listed below as well as Save the Date events. They are also listed on the BABC website.
 
EVENTS 10/4 - 10/10
MICHIGAN
 
October 1 - 8, 2021
Ann Arbor SPARK’s a2Tech360 is a week of events celebrating Ann Arbor’s spirit of innovation through experiences, conversations, and connections that strengthen and expand the region’s vibrant ecosystem. The events are tailored to a variety of interests and audiences, including entrepreneurs, researchers, investors, businesses, academic institutions, non-profits, job seekers, and the general public.
 
PACIFIC NORTHWEST
 
Future of Work & Hybrid working: navigating legal risks to fast track business growth - Hosted by Osborne Clarke 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
9:00 - 10:00 AM EST
In this webinar, the panel will be discussing some of the key legal risks and challenges posed by the transition to a hybrid working model and looking at how best to navigate these risks to fast track future growth.
BIRMINGHAM
 
Progressing to a Net Zero Business through Energy 
October 6, 2021
10:00 - 11:30 AM GMT  /  6:00 - 7:30 AM EST
This webinar will discuss the how-to and best practice for decarbonising and reducing business energy use. From simple steps to technological investments, through to strategic insight, join to improve your wherewithal to achieve practical, cost-saving and carbon-cutting energy measures.
 
October 7, 2021
10:00 - 11:30 AM GMT  /  6:00 - 7:30 AM EST
This Innovate UK EDGE webinar will highlight elements to bear in mind as you consider how to build your business’s brand identity. It will feature insights from an established brand as well as a marketing expert who specialises in working with innovative SMEs to make their branding more effective.

Thursday, October 7, 2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST / 4:00 – 5:00 PM BST
BAB brings together a panel of business leaders to explore the oncoming changes to the talent landscape, the evolving in-demand skills for your company to succeed in the future of work, and innovative approaches to stay ahead in the race for the best talent.
ORANGE COUNTY
October 7, 2021
5:00 - 7:00 PM PST
 
October 7, 2021
5:30 - 8:00 PM PST
 
SAVE THE DATE
BIRMINGHAM
Progressing to a Net Zero Business through the Circular Economy 
October 14, 2021
10:00 - 11:30 AM GMT  /  6:00 - 7:30 AM EST
Learn how adapting to a circular economy business model can save costs and resources for your business whilst reducing carbon emissions. Learn how redesigning and re-evaluating processes around raw materials, products, production systems and value chains, to encompass waste reductions, recycling and reuse, can improve supply chain and business resilience.
GEORGIA
 
October 14, 2021
4:00 - 6:00 PM EST
Location: Computer Museum of America
 
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
October 17, 2021
Hosted by British Benevolent Society, bike through the hills of Marin And Sonoma.
PHILADELPHIA
October 18, 2021
2:00 - 3:00 PM EST
In lead-up to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia and the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia are presenting a joint climate change discussion between two of the world’s most influential nations about the multilateral global approach race to net zero. Presenters will address the sub-national level of engagement in both the public and private domains; connections between human and environmental health in relation to delivering an equitable and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic (green recovery); the important role of innovation; and corporate, investor and employee responsibility with respect to competitive advantage and business transition models.
October 19, 2021
11:00 AM EST
As the launch of BAB’s Transatlantic Finance Forum 2021, Brian Moynihan is joined by Gillian Tett and Duncan Edwards to give members an economic outlook as the world begins to phase out of the COVID-19 crisis, discuss the changing nature of Financial Services, and offer his insights on fintech, data, the future direction of sustainable finance and more.
 
Global Rule of Law: Growing Your Business Responsibly 
October 20, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST / 4:00 - 5:00 PM BST
Join us as we discuss global standards for the Rule of Law, and how to grow your business responsibly in challenging foreign markets.
 
BIRMINGHAM
 
October 20, 2021
10:00 - 11:30 AM GMT  /  6:00 - 7:30 AM EST
This webinar will help you gain valuable insight into decarbonising your transport through expert advice, guidance and business best practice.
OHIO
Passport Professionals NEW TO LIST
October 21, 2021
5:30 - 7:30 PM
A great opportunity to connect with the International Business, Shipping, Logistics, Mobility, Advocacy and Ex Pat/New American Community here in Greater Cleveland.
Close out November surrounded by new friends and colleagues and look for the friendly faces from all around the world at our October Passport Professionals Event.
 
BABA WASHINGTON D.C.
USA vs NEW ZEALAND Rugby @ FedExField!  
October 23, 2021
3:00 PM 
FedExField, Landover, Maryland
As the official local host team of this historic match, BABA Member, Old Glory DC Rugby is honored and pleased to bring this event to Washington, DC alongside Events DC and the Washington Football Team. We encourage all BABA members to act fast to purchase their tickets to the historic 1874 Cup.
 
BIRMINGHAM
 
Doing Business in the USA NEW TO LIST
October 25, 2021
4:00 - 5:15 PM GMT  / 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
Are you considering additional growth in the US market in 2021/2? Join us at the 'Doing Business in the USA’ webinar.  Access to an array of speakers that can support UK businesses with US investment aspirations. We explore the comprehensive operational support needed  to establish, grow and streamline your US business activity. Join this webinar to learn more about what you need to know and plan for in your US expansion and tools you can leverage.
 
 
October 26, 2021
11:00 AM EST
Industry leaders join us to discuss the future of financial services – including changes in consumer engagement, how technology is changing the industry, and the rise of ESG.
WASHINGTON, D.C.
 
Thursday, October 28, 2021
5:00 - 7:00 PM EST
Please join other BABA member and colleagues for our first in-person event since 2019.  Beautiful Alexander Court features an indoor-outdoor rooftop terrace and entertainment space with spectacular views of the National Cathedral and across northwest DC.  The building has achieved LEED Gold certification. 
 
November 4, 2021
6:00 - 7:30 PM PST  / 9:00 - 10:30 PM EST
Once again, we'll be bringing the British-American community together through trivia over Zoom. Our quizmaster, Peter Brook, will be hosting the evening and we hope to see you there.
 
GEORGIA
 
Beer, Business and Banter 
November 11, 2021
5:30 - 8:00 PM EST
Join us for our quarterly Beer, Business, & Banter event. This event also serves as a new member mixer so we can welcome all of the new BABC members who have joined in the past quarter. Established members, new members, and non members are all welcome to join us to share a pint and network!
 
MIAMI
 
November 30, 2021
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Join us in celebrating St. Andrew’s Day during Happy Hour at The Auld Dubliner Irish Pub & Kitchen!
 

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Event date: 06-02-2020 6:00 pm
Event End Date: 12-31-2021 8:00 pm