5,000 Employees Will Volunteer Time and Talent to 225 Community Projects Sept. 11-15
DETROIT, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 5,000 General Motors employees will donate time and talent to more than 225 community service projects across the United States during the company’s sixth annual teamGM Cares Week Sept. 11-15.
Projects include leading STEM education experiments, building homes in developing communities, urban gardening, packing food and improving neighborhoods in underserved areas.
The Town of Sahuarita, Arizona, is in the planning stages of building the Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center (SAMTEC).
Freeport-McMoRan’s Sierrita copper mine is located near Sahuarita, AZ and has granted $165,000 to aid in constructing the 32,000 square foot building that will host the Technology Center. SAMTEC has also received a federal grant through the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration. The new tech park is expected to create new jobs and retain jobs for the community.
Sodexo proudly served breakfast and lunch and provided employment resources to 2,000 veterans
GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 16, 2017, /3BL Media/– Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, partnered with Arizona StandDown on February 9 and 10, to provide 4,000 meals and employment services to more than 2,000 veterans attending the annual outreach event at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona.
PHOENIX, October 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Arizona Diversity Council will be hosting the 2016 Arizona Healthcare Diversity Summit on November 10, 2016 at Banner Health Corporation Center. Attendees will gain knowledge and advice from some of the top leaders in the healthcare field. The theme of this year’s summit is “Many Faces Addressing Diversity & Inclusion in Healthcare.
Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Investment Fund distributed $350,000 in Graham County, Arizona.
One of the recipients of the fund was Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services (SEACUS), which provides support services for aging and disabled community members.
The funding SEACUS received from the Freeport-McMoRan Community Investment distribution will increase clients served, improve access to quality health care, and reduce the financial burden of caregivers.
Think [CA] delivers high year-one satisfaction scores from consumers while also driving record level client retention in California, where Sodexo first launched the local sourcing effort
GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced today that it will expand its Think [CA] approach to local sourcing for school dining programs following a successful first-year. It will now roll out Think [AZ] and Think [TX] to Sodexo-served schools in Arizona and Texas for the 2016-2017 school year.
GM’s Cruise Automation team is now testing the Chevrolet Bolt EV autonomous vehicle on roads in Scottsdale, Arizona. The state of Arizona supports such research and development, and provides a fitting environment to test in high temperature and desert conditions. Testing is also underway in San Francisco.
The automobile industry helps animals in an unexpected way, as General Motors hosts 4,700 acres of wildlife habitats at 46 manufacturing sites across the globe.
With the help of a partnership with the Wildlife Habitat Council, GM continues to launch certified sites that promote native wildlife and educate employees and communities about the environment. The company has obtained habitat certification at half of its manufacturing facilities around the world.