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Saint-Gobain announces partnership with US2020 STEM education program in Philadelphia

At a packed press conference at the Franklin Institute, Mayor of Philadelphia, Michael Nutter, announced that the city of Philadelphia has been selected as the winner city of the US2020 Science Technology and Math (STEM) city competition program and Saint-Gobain’s support as … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain Donates 40 Printers to YouthBuild Students

Saint-Gobain donated  approximately 40 printers, valued at nearly $2,000, from the Valley Forge headquarters to the YouthBuild charter school in Philadelphia. Employees from the company also led an educational discussion with students on the importance of sustainability, IT careers and … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain News Release, Valley Forge, Pa., January 16– Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest building materials companies, announces today it has extended its national partnership with YouthBuild USA via a one-year $200,000 grant, which will continue to support YouthBuild’s Green … Continue reading

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An Update on Saint-Gobain’s Partnership with YouthBuild

Here’s an update on Saint-Gobain and its partnership with YouthBuild!  Saint-Gobain has been busy working with students by volunteering, helping celebrate our partnership at YouthBuild’s 35th anniversary celebration and educating students on building to LEED standards. Check out the video for a … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Philly Reaches Out to Nicetown Neighbors for Halloween Themed Service Day!

Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed employees teamed up with YouthBuild Philadelphia once again for a service day on Halloween.   The students  along with Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed employees participated in pre-construction demolition on the home.  In honor of Halloween, the team participated in … Continue reading

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Designing a Green Home

Yesterday YouthBuild Philly’s Advanced Construction and Green Build squads met with project partners at a design charrette for this year’s LEED-targeted renovations on Wingohocking St. in Nicetown. The Advanced Construction and Green Build students will be the primary groups working … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground on Wingohocking St.!

Yesterday we celebrated the launch of our partnership’s second renovation in Philadelphia with a groundbreaking ceremony, block party, and volunteer event! The next Building Our Future Together project in Philadelphia is on Wingohocking Street in the Nicetown section of North … Continue reading

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