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.
From June 4-7 Novartis scientists participate in the World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health (WCC) in Mexico. This Congress brings together thousands of heart health professionals from around the world. One of the key topics is rheumatic heart disease (RHD).
Registration is open for AIAG’s Inaugural Finished Vehicle Logistics Conference “Mexico Capacity 2020” on September 7, 2016
Plan to attend AIAG’s first Finished Vehicle Logistics Conference to learn more about the forecast for vehicle production in Mexico and how industry leaders are planning to address the impending shortfall of capacity to handle that production.
Hábvita joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to secure decent housing and jobs
New York, May 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Habitacion y vida Hábvita (Hábvita), a Mexico-based housing construction company serving the country’s rural communities, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to helping more than 11,500 families secure decent homes, creating 6,000 new temporary jobs, and expanding the company’s presence to at least 23 Mexican states – all by 2018.
April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On April 6, 2016, more than 30 companies participated in the "Aligning Corporate Goals with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" forum, where the World Environment Center (WEC) called on the private sector to align their business goals with the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) of the UN.
Lupita López Dearcia Comitán is a farmworker in Sonora, Mexico. She’s forty-four years old, has five children, and just so happens to grow the cucumbers you put in your salad last night. It’s a job she has a lot of pride in. Most people don’t know that cucumbers grow on vines like tomatoes, requiring constant care to ensure that the plant grows in the proper direction. It’s a technique called “training”, and Lupita has the practice down to a science.
Mexico is the 12th largest country in the world, according to worldatlas.com. It is also has one of the highest population rates of overweight adults (69%) in the world*. Overweight and obesity are classified as one type of malnutrition that, when combined with undernutrition (e.g., stunting, vitamin and mineral deficiencies) forms the double burden of malnutrition.
Initiative supports Mexico's aviation sector, environmental and socio-economic goals
March 9, 2016/ 3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE:BA], Aeromexico and Mexico's Airports and Auxiliary Services (ASA) will collaborate with a biojet program supported by Mexico's Sector Fund for Energy Sustainability (SENER-CONACYT) to advance research and development of sustainable aviation biofuel in Mexico.