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GM Canada Headquarters Earns Wildlife Habitat Re-Certification


GM Canada Headquarters Earns Wildlife Habitat Re-Certification

2017-11-09

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OSHAWA – General Motors of Canada Headquarters’ McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve has been famous by a Wildlife Habitat Council for enchanting village partners to raise and foster wildlife charge and education. The Conservation Certification module recertified a site for a efforts to restore, strengthen and foster biodiversity with activities including roving bird recognition and medium insurance projects.

The Wildlife Habitat Council’s Conservation Certification module provides a structure for mild efforts among management, employees and village members to create, conserve, and revive wildlife habitats on corporate lands.

The module also recognizes how sites use their habitats for hands-on training opportunities, from training ecological concepts to a tellurian purpose in conservation.

The McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve rests on 108 acres of land adjacent to GM Canada’s Headquarters. It’s home to some-more than 400 opposite varieties of plants and is a pivotal mezzanine for roving birds. It’s also a plcae for a annual Oshawa Feathered Friends Festival that hosts a series of propagandize groups to learn students about a significance of pollinators, roving birds, and wildlife protection.

“With medium detriment and plunge as heading causes for abating wildlife populations, we can play a heading purpose by initiatives like a Wildlife Habitat Council charge module in safeguarding and enhancing habitats that wildlife can flower in,” pronounced Doug Yates, Director, Environment and Energy, GM Canada.

GM Canada Headquarters is one of GM’s 10 sites earning recertification this year. Along with 11 newly approved sites, it brings GM to an industry-leading 70 approved sites globally. The association now actively manages some-more than 5,000 acres of wildlife medium in 14 countries. GM is scarcely 80 per cent of a approach to a joining to grasp WHC acceptance during all of a production sites worldwide by 2020.

GM’s medium programs strengthen a company’s support for a United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal to hindrance biodiversity loss, demonstrating a purpose business can play in advancing tolerable ecosystems.

For some-more information on GM’s environmental commitment, revisit a sustainability report and environmental blog.

About General Motors in Canada

General Motors of Canada Company markets Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles by Canada’s largest play network, as good as OnStar and MAVEN services. Headquartered in Oshawa, Ontario, GM Canada employs some-more than 8,000 people opposite a nation and is a famous personality in modernized manufacturing, immature operations, active safety, and unconstrained and connected car record investigate and development. More information on a association can be found during www.gm.ca or by following @GMcanada on Twitter.