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Volkswagen’s “Crashed Cases” Forces Drivers to Rethink Texting While Driving

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Texting while driving is still a major cause of car accidents around the world. In fact, drivers are 23 times more likely to be involved in a car accident when texting. Earlier this year Sweden passed a law making it illegal to drive with a phone in your hand, hoping to improve those staggering statistics – however they saw no change. To drive home the dangers of texting while driving, Volkswagen has created a silent yet persistent reminder for drivers. 

DC Scores Names Volkswagen Group of America Executives to Its Board of Directors

New board members include- Loren Angelo, Vice President of Marketing, Audi of America and Anna Schneider, Senior Vice President, Industry and Government Relations
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WASHINGTON, October 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - DC SCORES took another big step towards expansion by bringing eight corporate leaders onto its Board of Directors. These leaders, and the 14 Board members they are joining, are charged with growing DC SCORES sustainably and responsibly to serve every child in DC in need of a team. Over the past five years, DC SCORES, which provides free afterschool programs and summer camps to kids in high-poverty neighborhoods, has grown from 750 kids at 22 sites to over 2500 kids at 59 sites across the District.

Volkswagen Group – International Day of Biodiversity

Over 6,000 people around the world are committed to the conservation of biodiversity
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  • Over 6,000 people around the world are committed to the conservation of biodiversity
  • More than 80 projects in 8 brands and companies around the world to preserve biodiversity and protect ecosystems
  • Active contribution to the "Decade of Biodiversity" and to the "International Day of Biodiversity" of the United Nations 
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  • Over 6,000 people around the world are committed to the conservation of biodiversity
  • More than 80 projects in 8 brands and companies around the world to preserve biodiversity and protect ecosystems
  • Active contribution to the "Decade of Biodiversity" and to the "International Day of Biodiversity" of the United Nations 

Volkswagen Intends to Almost Halve Environmental Impact of Production by 2025

Goals of the brand’s ongoing environmental program adjusted upwards
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Volkswagen intends to almost halve environmental impact of production by 2025

How a Passat Parked Inside a Hospital Helps People Get Moving Again

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The mint-green sedan was the first thing you noticed inside the inpatient therapy gym at the Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation. Parked facing a window, with its engine compartment chopped off, the 1978 Pontiac with matching-green vinyl interior looked a bit alien next to the treadmill and staircases – but all are tools that help patients reacquaint themselves with the outside world.

Volkswagen Employees Against Racism

Broad Support for U.N. Initiative
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• About 40 locations, brands and subsidiaries worldwide participated in the "I am against racism" photo campaign
• Chairman of the Board of Management Müller supports the "Prominent figures against Racism" initiative
• Board of Management for Human Resources Blessing and Chairman of the Group and General Works Council Osterloh commend commitment and dedication of employees
• Joint events with VfL Wolfsburg in home game in the Volkswagen Arena

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• About 40 locations, brands and subsidiaries worldwide participated in the "I am against racism" photo campaign
• Chairman of the Board of Management Müller supports the "Prominent figures against Racism" initiative
• Board of Management for Human Resources Blessing and Chairman of the Group and General Works Council Osterloh commend commitment and dedication of employees
• Joint events with VfL Wolfsburg in home game in the Volkswagen Arena

Women of Color Lead Volkswagen’s Diversity Programs

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By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor)

The job of a lifetime is something most aspire to but, for some, the fantasy simply is much too difficult to even comprehend.

Brown is a 21-year veteran of the automotive industry, and she has spent 18 of those years at Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA). There she found the “job of a lifetime,” despite being a woman in a male-dominated industry.

Today, as Brown serves as Volkswagen’s Diversity and Inclusion Consultant, her passion for diversity and inclusion is fulfilled daily.

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.

Volkswagen Group of America Employees Give Back to Their Communities

Employees Celebrated "Get Involved Month" in which more than 300 employees volunteered
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HERNDON, Va., August 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) recently concluded its Get Involved Month in which more than 300 employees volunteered approximately 900 hours with charitable organizations in the communities where they live and work. Get Involved Month featured more than 20 different employee volunteer projects around seven sites across the United States.

Volkswagen Brand Improves Environmental Compatibility of Car Production by 25 Percent

Self-defined environmental targets for 2018 already reached through Think Blue. Factory. initiative
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• Self-defined environmental targets for 2018 already reached through Think Blue. Factory. initiative

 

• 5,000 individual measures – a single goal: sustained reduction in the environmental impact of plants

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• Self-defined environmental targets for 2018 already reached through Think Blue. Factory. initiative

 

• 5,000 individual measures – a single goal: sustained reduction in the environmental impact of plants

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