General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - March 2016

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General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - March 2016

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 1:30pm

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PHILANTHROPY:

GM, UAW Commit $3 Million to United Way of Genesee County

The United Way of Genesee County announced a joint effort made by General Motors and the United Auto Workers (UAW) to donate $3 million to support the increased health and education needs for the children of Flint who have been impacted by lead-contaminated water.

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WASTE REDUCTION:

Furnishing GM’s Space with Reclaimed Waste

Across our operations, a few of our buildings are teaming up to reclaim GM’s manufacturing scrap and using it to spruce up conference rooms, lobbies and more. Here are a few examples of how some of our facilities are interpreting the industrial and reclaimed wood design trends.

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Big Companies Turn Trash to Treasure in Circular Economy
When participating in the circular economy, businesses use leftover materials and byproducts from their own manufacturing – or from other companies, obtained in an increasingly popular process called ‘materials matching.’

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY:

Power Your Company with 100% Renewable Energy
By 2030 it will be cheaper to choose wind and solar than coal and gas in most parts of the world, making the decision to go entirely renewable more feasible. Here’s how your company can prepare.

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GREENER VEHICLES

Chevrolet Spark EV and Volt Rank Among Top “Greenest” Vehicles

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy released its annual comprehensive ranking of the nation’s “Greenest” vehicles. This year, two Chevrolet vehicles made the top 12 list- the 2016 Spark EV and the 2016 Volt.

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Are Carmakers Ready for the Urban Mobility Revolution?
The way people get from place to place is changing in big ways, and auto companies are adapting their global strategies to stay ahead through autonomous driving, car sharing and more.  

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Chevrolet Introduces 2016 Silverado with eAssist

A number of 2016 Chevrolet Silverados will be offered with eAssist technology, a new mild-hybrid electrical system that leverages many of the technologies and components from Chevrolet’s lineup of innovative electric vehicles – including battery cells from the Malibu Hybrid and software controls developed for the Volt.

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Chevrolet Canada Delivers the Most Innovative Portfolio with 2017 Bolt EV and 2017 Cruze Hatch
Chevrolet accelerates its product portfolio transformation with the Canadian debuts of the game-changing 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and the sporty and practical 2017 Cruze Hatch at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. 

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Living a Sustainable Life While on Vacation

One way to make a statement while vacationing is to rent an electric car to get around. Enterprise Car Rental in the Orlando International Airport doubled the amount of its Chevrolet Volt plug-in electric vehicles last fall, for a total of 30 available to rent.

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Keywords: 2016 Chevrolet Silverado | 2016 Spark EV | 2016 Volt | 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV | 2017 Cruze Hatch | Responsible Production & Consumption | Alternative Energy | Business Ethics | Ecotravel & Tourism | Energy | Energy Efficiency

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