Detroit-area middle school students will have access to STEM engagement opportunities
DETROIT, November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ — More than 3,000 middle school students a year will be introduced to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), thanks to a collaboration between Qualcomm Incorporated and the University of Michigan College of Engineering.
These organizations are bringing the Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™, a hands-on engineering and career awareness program, into the Michigan Engineering Zone (MEZ), known for its makerspace and high school robotics program.
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.
General Motors, The Skillman Foundation and the Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance are collaborating to revitalize and strengthen the Cody Rouge community in Detroit. The groups will amplify collective strengths and capital – both human and financial – to achieve measureable positive change in the neighborhood, which recently announced a strategic, resident-led transformation plan.
GM will invest $225,000 to three nonprofits to support classroom readiness, sustainable employment and neighborhood revitalization, an approach aligning with GM’s social impact strategy for Detroit.
2,500 teamGM Cares employees to volunteer during annual neighborhood transformation event
DETROIT, July 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – More than 2,500 General Motors team members are putting on their gloves, work boots and safety glasses and returning to Detroit’s Cody Rouge community July 24-28 for the company’s annual week-long volunteer event.
Students recognized for improvements in the ABC’s – Attendance, Behavior and Course Performance
June 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ahead of the summer break, FCA US LLC hosted the third annual ‘Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day,’ presenting 150 elementary and middle school students with new bicycles, helmets and children’s books in recognition of their improvement in one or more of the ABC's – Attendance, Behavior and Course Performance.
General Motors’ sustainability approach enables the company to serve its customers and shareholders, increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk and improve the communities where it does business. GM summarizes its impact in its annual sustainability report at gmsustainability.com.
High performance building materials drive efficiency, optimize energy, sustainability
DETROIT, May 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – A network of local and global businesses are collaborating with the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) to transform a long-vacant apartment complex in Detroit’s lower North End into a multi-functional community space that will become one of the most sustainable, energy-efficient buildings in Detroit.
Companies including BASF, General Motors, PPG, and others are working together to reimagine how their materials, systems, and techniques can help transform structures into showpieces of innovation and energy efficiency.