Entries by Vanessa Waters

DTE Energy receives national awards for disability inclusion

DTE Energy has earned two national honors for its work to recruit, engage and empower employees who are differently-abled. DTE earned a top spot on the nation’s “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” list after participating in the 2017 Disability Equality Index compiled by the U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and the American Association […]

Six DTE employees honored for heroism and achievement

Like countless other times, DTE lineman Stevan Skorupski had safely and quickly repaired a fallen power line and prepared to leave the site. Before Skorupski could pull away from the block in the city of Warren, a delivery man got his attention. There was thick smoke spewing from a hole in the roof of a […]

DTE ethics and cyber safety experts talk about how to keep information safe

Security breaches and threats to privacy are in the headlines daily.  And it’s something that most of us have experienced firsthand – even Tony Tocco, DTE Energy’s chief ethics and compliance officer. While Tocco oversees the company’s comprehensive ethics, legal and regulatory compliance program, he’s not immune to the risks in today’s digital world. “I […]

Cynthia Derden is fighting cancer – one bake sale at a time

For many years now, Cynthia Derden, a Human Resources Client Relations consultant, has transformed her passion for baking into a fundraising art form in the fight against cancer. Having lost many family members to this terrible disease, including her dad, Cynthia has volunteered countless hours on fundraising activities, and raised more than  $31,000, to support […]