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Mexico’s Thriving Automotive Electronics Industry Needs Parallel EHS Boom

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My car (a Fiat 500e) was built in Mexico. Chances are yours may have been as well. 

In one month alone -- August 2015 -- automakers produced in Mexico nearly 300,000 vehicles, exporting 80% of them. This production level is 7.7% higher than in August 2014. In fact, 30% of Mexico's exports are automobile, according to the Mexican Automotive Industry Association (AMIA).

World Environment Center Elects New Board Leadership for 2016

Strengthens Its Role as Premier Global Sustainability Organization
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December 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center’s (WEC) Board of Directors today announced a new slate of officers and members to lead and strengthen this global non-profit organization for 2016 and beyond. Appointed as the new Chairman is Francisco Suárez Hernández, Corporate Affairs Officer of Coca-Cola FEMSA, based in Mexico City. Mr. Suárez is WEC’s first Chairman from Latin America. He will lead the Board’s efforts to assess and implement a new strategic plan and expand membership development and related initiatives in this and other regions.

Banorte Supports Educational Programs for Children and Youths, in Conjunction with OEI

Summary: 
  • Grupo Financiero Banorte signed a collaboration agreement with representation in Mexico of the Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos (OEI) to promote educational projects for Mexican students.
  • "A Thousand dreams to fulfill" is the first program that will be launched jointly; benefiting 1,000 children and young people in Mexico through scholarships.
  • "We want to contribute to better prepare Mexican students. We know that this program will contribute to a stronger economy in the future":  Rafael Arana de la Garza. 

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  • Grupo Financiero Banorte signed a collaboration agreement with representation in Mexico of the Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos (OEI) to promote educational projects for Mexican students.
  • "A Thousand dreams to fulfill" is the first program that will be launched jointly; benefiting 1,000 children and young people in Mexico through scholarships.
  • "We want to contribute to better prepare Mexican students. We know that this program will contribute to a stronger economy in the future":  Rafael Arana de la Garza. 

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Apoya Banorte programas educativos para niños y jóvenes, en conjunto con la OEI

Summary: 
  • Grupo Financiero Banorte firmó un acuerdo de colaboración con la representación en México de la Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos (OEI) para impulsar proyectos educativos a favor de estudiantes mexicanos.
  • “Mil sueños por cumplir” es el primer programa que se pondrá en marcha de manera conjunta; beneficiará a 1,000 niños y jóvenes de nuestro país a través del otorgamiento de becas.
  • “Buscamos contribuir para que la preparación de los estudiantes mexicanos sea mejor. Sabemos que ello redituará en una economía más fuerte en el futuro”: Rafael Arana de la Garza. 

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Press Release
  • Grupo Financiero Banorte firmó un acuerdo de colaboración con la representación en México de la Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos (OEI) para impulsar proyectos educativos a favor de estudiantes mexicanos.
  • “Mil sueños por cumplir” es el primer programa que se pondrá en marcha de manera conjunta; beneficiará a 1,000 niños y jóvenes de nuestro país a través del otorgamiento de becas.
  • “Buscamos contribuir para que la preparación de los estudiantes mexicanos sea mejor. Sabemos que ello redituará en una economía más fuerte en el futuro”: Rafael Arana de la Garza. 

View this communication in English here

Banorte recibe a más de 2,000 personas en su programa de educación ambiental

Summary: 
  • Con 2,272 visitantes, la azotea verde de Banorte supera en 13% su meta inicial
  • Con este proyecto educativo GFNorte promueve la conservación ambiental entre colaboradores y sociedad en general.
  • Empleados,  proveedores y diferentes instituciones han sido beneficiados con la puesta en marcha del programa educativo
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  • Con 2,272 visitantes, la azotea verde de Banorte supera en 13% su meta inicial
  • Con este proyecto educativo GFNorte promueve la conservación ambiental entre colaboradores y sociedad en general.
  • Empleados,  proveedores y diferentes instituciones han sido beneficiados con la puesta en marcha del programa educativo

Banorte firma convenio con la Plataforma Mexicana de Carbono, MÉXICO2 para compromiso ambiental.

Summary: 
  • Banorte y México2 firman convenio en apoyo al Programa de Protección del Oso Negro en Coahuila.
  • Mediante el fideicomiso AyuDamos, Banorte hará donación anual para proteger al oso negro
  • Este programa de protección es desarrollado por la organización sin fines de lucro PROFAUNA.
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  • Banorte y México2 firman convenio en apoyo al Programa de Protección del Oso Negro en Coahuila.
  • Mediante el fideicomiso AyuDamos, Banorte hará donación anual para proteger al oso negro
  • Este programa de protección es desarrollado por la organización sin fines de lucro PROFAUNA.

Grassroots Sustainability Education for Children in Mexico

by Richard Lakin
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A large ceiba tree shades the center courtyard of the Ceiba Pentandra Park in Mérida, Mexico. The Mayans called the ceiba tree Yaaxché, and believed that it connected the underworld, the earthly realm, and the skies.

Mexico Toughens Anti-Corruption and Anti-Bribery Laws.

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With some very high profile cases coming out of the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ, in regard to corruption and bribery, countries are seeing how having regulations that mimic those of the FCPA and UK. Bribery Act is catching companies that are conducting business unethically.

Citi Celebrates 10th Annual Global Community Day as More Than 77,000 Volunteers Mobilize to Serve Nearly 500 Cities Around the World

Annual Event Contributed More than Two Million Hours of Service Since Launch
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New York, June 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today Citi celebrates its 10th annual Global Community Day, as more than 77,000 Citi volunteers in 487 cities spanning 93 countries and territories engage in service activities to benefit their local communities. In the days leading up to and including Global Community Day, Citi colleagues, alumni, clients, family and friends worked side-by-side on more than 1,200 service projects ranging from urban revitalization to literacy and education, career readiness, environmental conservation and disaster relief.

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