General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - June 2017

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.

GM, NWF Triple Their Reach in Driving Environment-Focused STEM Education

Fast-growing initiative aims to impact racially and economically diverse K-12 schools; partnership expected to reach 25,000 students by 2018
Press Release

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – General Motors and the National Wildlife Federation have now reached 11,800 children across the country in science, technology, engineering and math projects since launching their Eco-Green partnership in 2015. The program has tripled its reach over the last year.

Kids Learn About STEM from the Environment

GM/NWF collaboration reaches thousands of students

More than 4,000 kids are participating in a new environmental education initiative that’s helping them learn about STEM subjects through a green lens.

GM Eco-Green is a collaboration among the National Wildlife Federation and General Motors’ dealers, suppliers and non-manufacturing facilities across the U.S. The place-based, hands-on program exposes students to STEM career paths while encouraging them to become effective future leaders, problem solvers and environmental stewards.

GM and NWF Partner to Enhance Sustainability Education

Launches Eco-Schools USA collaboration with GM dealers, employees and suppliers
Press Release

DETROIT, May 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – General Motors and the National Wildlife Federation are partnering to increase environmental education in schools. The new GM Eco-Green program will connect NWF’s network of over 3,700 participating Eco-Schools with local GM non-manufacturing facilities, dealers and suppliers. GM Eco-Green is NWF’s first large corporate-sponsored environmental outreach program, reaching thousands of students through community-based sustainability activities.

Earth Week Guest Post: Nature Provides Lessons on How to Collaborate for a Sustainable Future


The effects of human-caused climate change are both predictable and unknown, but we do know that healthy ecosystems are more resilient to these effects. As individuals, we have an ethical responsibility to incrementally shift our behaviors to support ecosystem health; however, no one person can do this alone. In fact, we have to re-imagine and manage partnerships between institutions to support a shift towards a sustainable future.

Talk with Green Guy Show - Richard Hanson of Georgia Water Tanks and Eriqah Vincent of National Wildlife Federation

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  

Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R. Matching Campaign Returns With More Donations And Bigger Bonuses

Proceeds from the Sale of Animal Planet Products Fund This two-Month Initiative to Offer Seven Nonprofit Organizations Up to $120,000 in matching funds and $20,000 in bonuses
Press Release

(3BL Media) Silver Spring, MD - September 5, 2012 - For the second consecutive year, Animal Planet’s animal advocacy initiative, R.O.A.R. (Reach Out. Act. Respond.) is launching an eight-week matching campaign to raise funds for participating R.O.A.R. charities. Beginning September 1, the seven participating nonprofits have an opportunity to receive dollar for dollar matching contributions on their consumer donations up to $120,000 from Animal Planet. The donations from R.O.A.R.

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