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General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - June 2017

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Highlights from GM’s Latest Sustainability Report
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.

Maven, One of the Fastest-Growing Mobility Brands in North America, Expands New York City Operations

Maven has launched in 17 cities, offers three products for mobility solutions and is bringing elevated car sharing to New York City
Press Release
  • Maven’s mobility brand now offers three unique consumer and business products, including Maven Gig.
  • Maven is expanding operations in New York City with more than 80 Maven City car-sharing vehicles available throughout Manhattan for hourly or daily reservations.
  • More than 125 million miles have been driven across all Maven products.

Shire Employees Honored at Healthcare Businesswomen's Association "Woman of the Year" Event

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Shire is proud to announce that Amy Pott and Nicole Sweeny will be recognized at the 2017 Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) Woman of the Year event today, May 11, in New York City.

New Project Reveals Science Behind Trump Voters' America

Capital Institute's Field Guide to a Regenerative Economy reveals the science behind the revitalization of Tottenville and similarly-neglected communities of Americans who self-identify as voiceless and forgotten.
Press Release

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., May 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Seventy percent of New York City voters threw their support behind Hilary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, and yet 70 percent of Staten Islanders voted for President Donald Trump. No community better represents this dichotomy between New York City’s inner and outer boroughs than Tottenville, a Staten Island hamlet once known as The Town the Oyster Built and now called—by some residents—Forgottenville.

What Governments Can Do to Address Cancer

By Dr. Kelly Henning, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Public Health team
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Originally posted on Bloomberg Philanthropies

Message from Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Health Program on World Cancer Day

Upcoming #HealthyCommunities Twitter Chat: Unilever, New York City Mayor’s Office and Green City Force to Discuss the Power of Business and Social Impact

Press Release

December 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Mark your calendars!

Join us for a LIVE Twitter chat on what makes a successful public-private partnership! We will be hosting Unilever, New York City Mayor’s Office and Green City Force to talk about how they have all worked together to help create #HealthyCommunities in New York City.  

Strangers Help a Wheelchair Racer (and Find Out Later She’s a Gold Medalist)

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The mystery of the Chinese Paralympic champion in the New York City Marathon took a while to unravel.

The champion, Zou Lihong, was supposed to re-enact a great showdown from the Rio Games, where she beat the favored American, Tatyana McFadden, by a hair in the wheelchair marathon. But when McFadden crossed the Central Park finish line as the champion on Sunday, she hadn’t seen Zou for miles. None of the competitors had. Questions to a race official yielded no clue as to what had happened.

JetBlue Spices Up Its ‘BlueBud’ Business Mentoring Program With The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce

Serrano Pepper Product Grown in New York City
Summary: 
  •  Fiery Bronx Based Condiment Brand Selected For JetBlue’s Second BlueBud Program
     
  • Each Bottle Directly Supports the Bronx’s Burgeoning Economy and the More Than 40 Bronx Community Gardens and Farmers Who Produce These Peppers 
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  •  Fiery Bronx Based Condiment Brand Selected For JetBlue’s Second BlueBud Program
     
  • Each Bottle Directly Supports the Bronx’s Burgeoning Economy and the More Than 40 Bronx Community Gardens and Farmers Who Produce These Peppers 

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