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Freeport-McMoRan Awards $350,000 in Grants to Eastern Arizona Communities

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Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Investment Fund distributed $350,000 in Graham County, Arizona.

One of the recipients of the fund was Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services (SEACUS), which provides support services for aging and disabled community members.

The funding SEACUS received from the Freeport-McMoRan Community Investment distribution will increase clients served, improve access to quality health care, and reduce the financial burden of caregivers.

Sodexo’s Focused Approach to Local Sourcing for School Dining Programs Expands to Two New States for the 2016-2017 School Year

Think [CA] delivers high year-one satisfaction scores from consumers while also driving record level client retention in California, where Sodexo first launched the local sourcing effort
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced today that it will expand its Think [CA] approach to local sourcing for school dining programs following a successful first-year. It will now roll out Think [AZ] and Think [TX] to Sodexo-served schools in Arizona and Texas for the 2016-2017 school year.

GM Expands Autonomous Vehicle Testing

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GM’s Cruise Automation team is now testing the Chevrolet Bolt EV autonomous vehicle on roads in Scottsdale, Arizona. The state of Arizona supports such research and development, and provides a fitting environment to test in high temperature and desert conditions. Testing is also underway in San Francisco.

Animal Collective: Lots of Wildlife Species Call GM Lands Home

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The automobile industry helps animals in an unexpected way, as General Motors hosts 4,700 acres of wildlife habitats at 46 manufacturing sites across the globe.

With the help of a partnership with the Wildlife Habitat Council, GM continues to launch certified sites that promote native wildlife and educate employees and communities about the environment. The company has obtained habitat certification at half of its manufacturing facilities around the world.

Environmentally Friendly Transformers for America’s Largest Reservoir

Siemens will deliver 14 power transformers to the Glen Canyon Dam power plant at Lake Powell in Arizona. A special feature of the transformers is that they contain a biodegradable insulating fluid.
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by Christine Rüth

Siemens will deliver 14 power transformers to the Glen Canyon Dam power plant at Lake Powell in Arizona. A special feature of the transformers is that they contain a biodegradable insulating fluid.

#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: Brad Ziegler

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On Memorial Day weekend, people across the United States take time to thank those who serve and remember those who lost their lives while serving. D-Backs reliever Brad Ziegler makes it a year-round mission to honor servicemen and servicewomen.

Ziegler founded Pastime for Patriots whose mission is to honor all members of our armed forces and their families for their sacrifices to our country. PFP provides educationally based financial assistance to military children and family-friendly activities for military members and their families.

Chris Archer, Paul Goldschmidt Help Student Athletes Reach Their Goals

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All-Stars Chris Archer of the Rays and Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks are the first two Major Leaguers to co-produce unique and original video content with STACK Media. 

STACK, the nation’s leading multi-platform sports performance and media company for student athletes, is launching the Players Choice Student Athlete Digital Network to help empower student athletes, their parents and coaches. Channels will be individually hosted by active Major Leaguers to provide aspiring young athletes with road maps to success.

GM and NWF Partner to Enhance Sustainability Education

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

Zack Greinke, Josh Donaldson Receive 2015 Players Choice Awards

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Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson and Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke received their Players Choice Awards in pre-game ceremonies this weekend.

Greinke, who was presented with his 2015 NL Outstanding Pitcher award from D-Backs teammate and player rep Paul Goldschmidt on Saturday, was 19-3 with 200 strikeouts in 222 2/3 innings last season while leading the majors with a 1.66 ERA, a 9.3 WAR, 0.84 WHIP and a .231 on-base percentage allowed.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Partnership Panels Get High Marks from Community Stakeholders

Freeport-McMoRan works successfully with community leaders to create forums for community involvement.
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Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Partnership Panels (CPPs) comprise a broad range of stakeholder group representatives across all sectors of the community. The panels meet regularly to learn about the status of the business and operational activities, and discuss and collaborate on ways to mitigate any challenges.

CPP meetings are designed to:

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