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GM to Invest $300 Million, Add 400 Jobs at Michigan Plant for New Chevrolet Electric Vehicle

Company also announces total new investment commitment of $1.8 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations across six states, adding a total of 700 new jobs
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ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich., March 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is investing $300 million in its Orion Township, Michigan, assembly plant to produce a new Chevrolet electric vehicle that will bring 400 new jobs to the Orion plant. The announcement is part of GM’s new commitment to invest a total of $1.8 billion in its United States manufacturing operations, creating 700 new jobs and supporting 28,000 jobs across six states.

Partners in Purpose: Cape Town Officials and Kimberly-Clark Address Water Scarcity

Last week, 3BL clients highlighted their progress toward SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation) on World Water Day.
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By 2030, 40% of the world's population will live in water-stressed areas. One of those areas is Cape Town, South Africa.

Kimberly-Clark partnered with Deltares to develop an innovative dashboard called WaterLOUPE, which can be used to see current and future risks to water availability. The company hosted over 30 local, municipal and NGO leaders at its Epping mill last month for a water scarcity workshop to encourage collaboration and align objectives.

Kimberly-Clark plans to bring the WaterLOUPE project to all of the water-stressed regions in which it operates.

Drip By Drip: How We Solve the Global Water Scarcity Crisis

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Global demand for fresh water is rising fast, and around the world, scientists are hard at work on smart, sustainable solutions.

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Global demand for fresh water is rising fast, and around the world, scientists are hard at work on smart, sustainable solutions.

50 Ideas to Do Good Year-Round (With and Without Opening Your Wallet!)

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We frequently think about giving back, yet we’re only giving about half as much as we intend to. So, what’s the secret to engaging more people in your corporate Goodness program? Making it personal and intentional! 

Students in 20,000 Classrooms Learn to Hack-Proof Their Life

Norton LifeLock, Symantec and Scholastic launch #CyberSmarts student magazine and teaching guide
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By Casey Mindlin, Director of Partnerships at Scholastic

When you see the name Scholastic, you might think of a Book Fair, paging through a Scholastic classroom magazine, or reading Clifford the Big Red Dog®. At Scholastic, we see literacy as the key to learning and achievement and, in addition to publishing and selling books, we develop educational content for teachers.

A Simple Way to Clean Water

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The P&G water purification technology is an amazing innovation that quickly turns 10 liters of dirty, potentially deadly water into clean and drinkable water.

Providing More Health Providers in South Los Angeles

A new community medical group, supported by a $1 million grant from Wells Fargo, aims to help the “health care desert” in South Los Angeles.
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Dr. Yulsi Lili Fernandez Montero grew up in a medically underserved community like Compton, California, and knew she wanted to practice medicine in a similar community when she finished medical school. Today she is a family medicine and addiction medicine doctor practicing with the MLK Community Medical Group in Compton. However, she said the decision to practice in this type of community can be difficult for many doctors.

Computational Thinking: “Decomposing" Problems & Separating Fact from Fiction

By Emily Strickland, 6th grade Math teacher, Beck International Academy, Greenville, South Carolina
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The human brain is exposed to around 100,500 words per day – 23 words per second according to a University of California-San Diego study. Each day, our brains take in an average of 34 gigabytes of information, enough information to crash a computer within one week.

XPRIZE Identifies 10 Future Breakthroughs Required to Protect Our Forests

New Report Created in Partnership with Kimberly-Clark Outlines Pathways to Promote a Healthier Ecosystem
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CULVER CITY, Calif., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Today, on the United Nations’ International Day of Forests, XPRIZE is releasing the Future of Forests Impact Roadmap, created in partnership with Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

PepsiCo Recycling Program in Latin America Offers Ecoin Incentives to Consumers

by Jennifer Hermes
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PepsiCo has launched an initiative to promote recycling across Latin America and the Caribbean. The company will use consumer incentives and a rewards program in the hopes of increasing recycling; the program, “Recycling with a Purpose,” will be expanded to 10 countries in Latin America over the next two years, the company says.

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