DENVER, August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ The GM Foundation is supporting Earth Force, Inc. with a $100,000 investment to further advance the GM Global River Environmental Education Network (GM GREEN).
The grant will support professional development for the educators that facilitate GM GREEN programs, such as online learning videos reinforcing the organization’s Community Action and Problem-Solving Process. The funds also enable Earth Force to build on its decades-long evaluation program by focusing on STEM education impact and alignment with GM sustainability goals.
Civic action is often the missing piece of STEM puzzle, says Earth Force’s GM GREEN director
In November, GM GREEN students from Southeast Michigan attended a Student Congress. Organized by the Clinton River Watershed Council, a nonprofit advocacy group and GM GREEN partner, the event gave students an opportunity to share their environmental investigations with peers from other areas within the watershed and to think about the positive impact they can have on their local environment.
Today marks the conclusion of World Water Week, a time devoted to raising awareness of global water issues. Since 1991, the world’s top water experts, decision-makers, business innovators and conservationists have gathered in Stockholm for a week-long conference to address the critical challenges to our most essential resource.
Toledo Transmission Earns Top Recognition from Ohio EPA
August 17, 2015, Toledo, Ohio/3BL Media/ – Toledo Transmission – a landfill-free General Motors facility sporting Ohio’s largest rooftop solar array – received recognition from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for setting a high standard of environmental stewardship.
GM earned the Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Gold-level Award based on ongoing initiatives that reduce the plant’s carbon footprint.
Many of the products and services we use are a statement of our values – it’s a reflection of who we are. Drivers of the Chevrolet Malibu with stop/start technology know they chose an efficient ride that gets up to 36 mpg on the highway. In recognition of World Environment Day coming up on June 5, we’re sharing some of the other lesser-known aspects of this sedan that appeal to those living an environmentally conscious lifestyle.
KOKOMO, Ind., November 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Motors’ Kokomo Operations has been recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council for enhancing biodiversity at the facility and engaging community partners to promote wildlife conservation and education. The plant received a Wildlife at Work certification for the pollinator habitat the wildlife team created in early 2013 near a building entrance.
GM GREEN is longest-running conservation education program by any automaker
DETROIT, October 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Motors launched its watershed education program in seven new communities across Canada this year, the largest international expansion in the initiative’s 25-year history. The GM Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN) now comprises 53 GM facilities, including all of the company’s U.S. and Canadian manufacturing plants.
GM GREEN is the longest-running conservation education program by any automaker, impacting 150,000 young people through hands-on learning since its inception in 1989.