GM Gives $75K to MI Nonprofits; Company of Master Jewellers to Work With CIBJO; First Majestic Silver Wins CR Awards - CSR Minute for August 23, 2012

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Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 3:45pm

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General Motors has awarded $75,000 to eight non-profit organizations in the Warren, Michigan area that provide services and benefits for local families. The grants were given to benefit education, community centers, and cultural organizations.

The Company of Master Jewellers, the U.K. and Irish trade association, will be working closely with the World Jewellry Confederation, C.I.B.J.O., with a focus on strategies relating to CSR within the jewelry industry. Willie Hamilton, CEO of the CMJ, will join a CIBJO committee to help draft a code of conduct for international jewelry trade events.

First Majestic Silver has earned three awards for its corporate citizenship practices as a socially responsible company. Ramon Davila, COO, won “Miner of the Year”; the San Martin Silver Mine won a “Clean Industry Certificate” for its environmental activities; and First Majestic received the “Socially Responsible Business Distinction Award for the fourth consecutive year. The Vancouver-based company operates four silver mines in Mexico.

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