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Birds, Frogs and Turtles Call General Motors’ Wetlands Home

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Wetlands rank right up there with rain forests and coral reefs when it comes to the world’s most productive ecosystems. In recognition of World Wetlands Day, several General Motors sites featuring or supporting wetlands share how they are working to increase biodiversity.

Volkswagen Brand Supports 100 CSR Projects Throughout the World

From education to road safety training, from health to nature conservation – social responsibility projects contribute to UN Sustainable Development Goals
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Volkswagen has published an interactive map showing all CSR activities worldwide. The core brand engages in 100 environmental and social projects. In Mexico, 1,000 young people have been trained as environmental ambassadors who plant bamboo and clean rivers. Read all about the EcoChavos, the reforestration of the Volcano National Park, and how disadvantaged children are being helped.

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Volkswagen has published an interactive map showing all CSR activities worldwide. The core brand engages in 100 environmental and social projects. In Mexico, 1,000 young people have been trained as environmental ambassadors who plant bamboo and clean rivers. Read all about the EcoChavos, the reforestration of the Volcano National Park, and how disadvantaged children are being helped.

Trash Talk: GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations

23 sites added in 2016 for total of 152 globally that send zero waste to landfills
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  • Waste reduction improves efficiency and reduces costs
  • Using recycled materials drive innovations in product development
  • GM mentors 25 companies a year on the business case for zero waste
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  • Waste reduction improves efficiency and reduces costs
  • Using recycled materials drive innovations in product development
  • GM mentors 25 companies a year on the business case for zero waste

Meet Gabriela, a Graduate from Generation Mexico

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Gabriela joined Generation Mexico in 2015. After graduation she got a job as a cashier at Chedraui, a leading Mexican retailer.

Many obstacles to overcome

Gabriela had dreamt of going to nursing school, and her older brother was committed to supporting her. “My brother would always tell me: ‘You are not going to work, you will keep going to school and I will pay for your studies’.” But then the worst happened: her brother, just 21 years old, was killed.

Pfizer Foundation Grantee Clinicas del Azúcar Approaches Diabetes Care in Mexico “From a Different Perspective”

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Miguel Garza is the Chief Financial Officer and Director of New Business Development for Clínicas del Azúcar. Based in Monterrey, Mexico, the organization’s mission is to provide high-quality low-cost care to prevent and treat diabetes. Clínicas del Azúcar’s leaders use their background in business to apply entrepreneurial skills to improve the health of people who would otherwise not have access to specialized care.

MIX and MetLife Foundation Partner to Promote Financial Inclusion Through Data and Insight

Support Will Enable MIX to Map Financial Inclusion Ecosystems in Mexico, Myanmar, Turkey and Vietnam.
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WASHINGTON, D.C., November 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – MIX announced today an $825,000, 2-year partnership with MetLife Foundation to promote financial inclusion by providing insight into financial service access in Mexico, Myanmar, Turkey and Vietnam. Through rich data, analytical tools and interactive dashboards, decision makers in these countries will have a powerful new resource to ensure positive social outcomes for the financially underserved.

Learn About Generation's Impact in India, Kenya, Mexico, Spain and the U.S.

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India Impact Overview

Generation India offers programs in healthcare, training people to be general duty assistants, and in food and beverage-focused hospitality.

  • 95% placed in jobs
  • 79% outperforming their peers
  • 94% retention (vs. industry average of 40%)
  • 100% of employers would hire again

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GM Builds Vehicles and Biodiversity at Its Facilities

62 sites achieve Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Certification
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DETROIT, November 3, 2016 /3BL Media/— General Motors is supporting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal to halt biodiversity loss by developing wildlife habitats at its sites around the world. From helping protect honeybees with pollinator gardens or designating no-mow zones to grow grassland habitats, GM is demonstrating the role business can play in advancing sustainable ecosystems.

Meet Erick from Generation Mexico

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Erick graduated as part of Generation’s second cohort in Mexico in October 2015.

Generation in Mexico

94% of supervisors say that they want to hire a Generation graduate again!
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Available programs in Mexico include cashier, sales and customer service and financial services sales.

June 2016 Updates

Generation Mexico has now graduated 290 young adults from our first program, focused on retail cashiers. Graduates currently have an 80% placement rate within two weeks after graduation. Last month, we launched a second program in sales and customer service, and already have 50 students enrolled in it.

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