Ford Motor Company

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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 159,000 employees and about 70 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford, Lincoln and Mercury.

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Our Future is in Motion: Ford Motor Company Reflects on 20 Years in Sustainability with New Goals Ahead
Our Future is in Motion: Ford Motor Company Reflects on 20 Years in Sustainability with New Goals Ahead

1 month ago - Ford Motor Company has released its 20th annual Sustainability Report, looking back on two decades of progress, and committing to new aspirational goals for the future.

From Recycling Bin to Underbody Skin; Ford Recycles 1.2 Billion Plastic Bottles Every Year for Vehicle Parts
From Recycling Bin to Underbody Skin; Ford Recycles 1.2 Billion Plastic Bottles Every Year for Vehicle Parts

1 month ago - When you recycle plastic bottles, do you ever stop and think about where that plastic ends up? One answer: Ford vehicles.

Coalition of CEOs Calls on Congress to Enact Market-Based Climate Strategy
Coalition of CEOs Calls on Congress to Enact Market-Based Climate Strategy

1 month ago - The CEOs of 13 US and Global Fortune 500 companies, in collaboration with four leading environmental groups, have issued a call for action on climate change — including an economy-wide carbon pricing policy to meet the climate challenge at the lowest possible cost.

Energy Building for Sustainable Brands '19 Detroit
Energy Building for Sustainable Brands '19 Detroit

2 months ago - Sustainable Brands reveals program, networking and activity highlights for its upcoming global flagship conference: SB’19 Detroit. Danone, Allbirds, EILEEN FISHER, PepsiCo and others to collaborate June 3-6

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L'Oréal, Firmenich Top CDP’s A-Lists for Climate, Water, Deforestation
L'Oréal, Firmenich Top CDP’s A-Lists for Climate, Water, Deforestation

5 months ago - CDP scored over 6,800 companies from A to D-; only the top 2% made the A Lists.

JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018
JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018

7 months ago - JUST Capital and Forbes today released the 2018 list of America’s Most JUST Companies, an annual ranking of the 1,000 largest publicly traded US corporations on the issues Americans care about most, including fair pay and good benefits, customer treatment and privacy, beneficial products, environmental impact, job creation, and community support in the US and abroad, as well as ethical leadership and long-term financial growth.

UPS Launching First-of-Its-Kind Urban Delivery Solution in Seattle
UPS Launching First-of-Its-Kind Urban Delivery Solution in Seattle

8 months ago - A growing number of forward-thinking companies have set about redesigning urban mobility solutions to meet the needs of modern cities and their citizens — from Lyft committing to providing carbon-neutral ride-sharing nationwide; to the growing popularity of electric bikes and scooters for personal mobility; to Ford’s work on everything from autonomous and connected vehicles to roads, parking and public transit solutions to

Ford Volunteer Corps Deploys Thousands of Employees Into Communities Worldwide During Ford Global Caring Month
Ford Volunteer Corps Deploys Thousands of Employees Into Communities Worldwide During Ford Global Caring Month

9 months ago - Ford Global Caring Month is underway with more than 10,000 Ford Motor Company employees signed up so far to make people’s lives better in 40 countries during September – and registrations are still coming in to the Ford Volunteer Corps. Ford volunteers in Brazil are building a new kitchen for families at a cancer center for children. In Germany, a pub is being transformed into a new community gathering place with services for residents in an underserved neighborhood. South Africa Ford employees are converting shipping containers into a classroom and daycare, while also establishing a recycling facility to help unemployed young people.

Ford Volunteer Corps Deploys Thousands of Employees Into Communities Worldwide During Ford Global Caring Month
Ford Volunteer Corps Deploys Thousands of Employees Into Communities Worldwide During Ford Global Caring Month

10 months ago - Ford Global Caring Month is underway with more than 10,000 Ford Motor Company employees signed up so far to make people’s lives better in 40 countries during September – and registrations are still coming in to the Ford Volunteer Corps. Ford volunteers in Brazil are building a new kitchen for families at a cancer center for children. In Germany, a pub is being transformed into a new community gathering place with services for residents in an underserved neighborhood. South Africa Ford employees are converting shipping containers into a classroom and daycare, while also establishing a recycling facility to help unemployed young people.

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Rolland's Conversation with Green Champions: Ford is Investing Billions in Sustainability for the Long Term
Rolland's Conversation with Green Champions: Ford is Investing Billions in Sustainability for the Long Term

10 months ago - In our “Conversations with Green Champions,” Rolland President Philip Rundle asks sustainability-minded organizations about their approach to environmental responsibility.

"Ford First Gen" Initiative Launched to Ensure Success for First-Generation College Students
"Ford First Gen" Initiative Launched to Ensure Success for First-Generation College Students

11 months ago - A long-time supporter of education, the Ford Motor Company Fund is launching a first-of-its-kind program at Spelman College to improve graduation rates among first-generation students – one of the fastest-growing populations of college attendees in the U.S. Ford First Gen @ Spelman College is an innovative program that provides students a range of personal and professional services and support to help them succeed throughout their four years in college. The program is the latest in the Ford Fund’s decades-long commitment to supporting historically Black colleges and universities and students that attend them.

Ford Releases Exoskeleton Wearable Technology Globally to Lessen Worker Fatigue, Injury
Ford Releases Exoskeleton Wearable Technology Globally to Lessen Worker Fatigue, Injury

11 months ago - Imagine lifting a bag of flour or a watermelon over your head up to 4,600 times a day as part of your job – that is similar to what some Ford employees do every day as they work to build vehicles around the world. Repetitive motions like those can lead to fatigue and injury for workers, but now Ford is rolling out a new wearable technology globally called EksoVest that helps reduce injury risk in some plant workers after a successful trial in two U.S. plants.

Ford Hits CO2 Manufacturing Emissions Reduction Target Eight Years Early
Ford Hits CO2 Manufacturing Emissions Reduction Target  Eight Years Early

1 year ago - Today Ford Motor Company announces as part of its 19th annual Sustainability Report it has met its goal to reduce manufacturing emissions – eight years ahead of schedule. In 2010, Ford’s Environmental Quality Office announced a goal – to reduce the company’s carbon dioxide emissions from manufacturing operations by 30 percent per vehicle produced by 2025.

Ford Reveals Vision for Michigan Central Station, Reimagining Future of Mobility in Detroit
Ford Reveals Vision for Michigan Central Station, Reimagining Future of Mobility in Detroit

1 year ago - After opening in 1913, Michigan Central Station quickly became where dreamers in search of new jobs and new opportunities first set foot in Detroit. Once the last train pulled out of the station 30 years ago, however, it became a place where hope left. The station became a symbol of Detroit’s hard times, a monument to the city’s struggles. As the new owner of the building, Ford is making a big bet on the future.

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New Workers in Town: Ford Launches Beekeeping Program, Adding Six Honeybee Hives at World Headquarters
New Workers in Town: Ford Launches Beekeeping Program, Adding Six Honeybee Hives at World Headquarters

1 year ago - Unique Ford sustainability initiative supports honeybee populations, local ecosystem, gardening and farming communities Ford design competition yields innovative hive shells to showcase bees in their new homes near Ford’s new walking pathway – part of its ongoing Dearborn campus transformation Program launches in tandem with Pollinator Week and will contribute data to track honeybee health and diseases This month Ford launches a global beekeeping program with six new honeybee hives at its Dearborn World Headquarters in support of honeybee populations, the local ecosystem, and gardening and farming communities.

How Brands Can Leverage Sustainability, Social Inclusion to Create ‘Good’ Cities
How Brands Can Leverage Sustainability, Social Inclusion to Create ‘Good’ Cities

1 year ago - This week at Sustainable Brands’ flagship event, SB’18 Vancouver, over 2,000 attendees are sharing and exploring the many ways organizations are helping to “redesign the good life.” One aspect of the good life is cross-sector collaboration, such as brand-city-organization partnerships to build resilient communities, technologies and systems that focus on social inclusion.

Collaborating Toward the Good Life: A Conversation with Keurig Green Mountain's Monique Oxender
Collaborating Toward the Good Life: A Conversation with Keurig Green Mountain's Monique Oxender

1 year ago - A self-proclaimed “complexity junkie,” Monique Oxender, Keurig Green Mountain’s Chief Sustainability Officer, doesn’t bat an eye at tackling big, complicated issues. From the future of coffee to the recyclability of Keurig’s pods, Oxender and her team have provided innovative solutions to complex issues across the value chain — all while embodying Keurig’s signature focus on collaboration.

BASF, IKEA, P&G Among Companies Showcasing How Brands Are Redesigning the Good Life
BASF, IKEA, P&G Among Companies Showcasing How Brands Are Redesigning the Good Life

1 year ago - Today, the Sustainable Brands® team has convened, along with 2,000 members of its global community, for the kick-off of SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia. More than 300 influential brand leaders and practitioners of environmental and social innovation will share new tools and frameworks, cutting-edge business solutions and case studies related to design and innovation for The Good Life.

Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver

1 year ago - BASF, P&G, Danone, Starbucks, and Salesforce.org among companies confirmed to showcase how brands are redesigning products and services for The Good Life

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Ford Explores Cleaner Air and Increased Productivity for Cities, Expands Transit Plug-In Hybrid Van Trial to Valencia
Ford Explores Cleaner Air and Increased Productivity for Cities, Expands Transit Plug-In Hybrid Van Trial to Valencia

1 year ago - Among the toughest working environments for vans, cities offer significant challenges to moving people and delivering goods and services. Ford, which is already investigating how plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) could help in London, today announced it would also begin testing in Valencia, Spain. The collaboration between Ford Smart Mobility, the regional government of Valencia and the Valencia City leadership, is designed to see how Transit Custom PHEV fleets could contribute to cleaner air targets and enhanced productivity.

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