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

2 days 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

1 month 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.

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

3 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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 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

7 months 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.

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

7 months 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.

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

7 months 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.

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

8 months 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.

FORD OPENS SECOND COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER IN PUERTO RICO; UNITES LOCAL NONPROFITS TO SUPPORT ONGOING DISASTER RECOVERY EFFORTS
FORD OPENS SECOND COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER IN PUERTO RICO; UNITES LOCAL NONPROFITS TO SUPPORT ONGOING DISASTER RECOVERY EFFORTS

9 months ago - Ford Motor Company is reinforcing its commitment to the people of Puerto Rico as it launches the next phase of Centro de Movilidad Social – a program designed to provide much-needed supplies and services to hurricane-devastated communities across the island. Launched in December 2017, Ford’s Centro de Movilidad Social brings together local nonprofit organizations to connect children and families with a range of services – from basic needs such as food, water, clothing and transportation, to longer-term recovery assistance through medical services, educational grants and skills development. This week, Ford Fund is expanding the program and announcing its second social mobility center in Puerto Rico as part of a $1.2 million investment to support recovery efforts on the island

Ford: A Measure of Progress
Ford: A Measure of Progress

9 months ago - In Henry Ford’s day, there was no term for environmentalist. But he had a goal of zero waste to landfill, just as we do today, based on his belief that nothing should be wasted. Those values still hold true at Ford. Currently, conversation is underway on setting the near-term standards for fuel economy. It is a critical one for all of us who care about the environment and our customers, and we all need to work together to ensure there is a win on both fronts.

A Measure of Progress
A Measure of Progress

9 months ago - In Henry Ford’s day, there was no term for environmentalist. But he had a goal of zero waste to landfill, just as we do today, based on his belief that nothing should be wasted. Those values still hold true at Ford. Currently, conversation is underway on setting the near-term standards for fuel economy. It is a critical one for all of us who care about the environment and our customers, and we all need to work together to ensure there is a win on both fronts. Today, our planet faces increasing challenges, the implications of which are profound: greater congestion in cities, the rise of human population, climate change and all its implications. The cost of believing it is not real is just too high.

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Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers
Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers

1 year ago - Newsweek has released the results of its 2017 Global 500 Green Rankings, an annual assessment of the sustainability performance of the largest publicly-traded companies in the US and the world by revenue. This year, beauty giant L’Oréal came out on top, ranking as the top-performing global company and best performing personal products company.

Ford Expands Disaster Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico; Invests More than $1.2 Million for Food and Community Aid
Ford Expands Disaster Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico; Invests More than $1.2 Million for Food and Community Aid

1 year ago - Ford Motor Company Fund is investing more than $1.2 million for expanded disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico and spearheading a collaboration with nonprofits to bring much-needed vehicles, supplies and services to hurricane-devastated communities on the island. Organized as a multiyear social mobility program, the Ford-led Centro de Movilidad Social will connect children and families with a range of services – from basic needs such as food, water, clothing and transportation, to longer-term recovery assistance through educational grants and job skills development.

Bill Ford Better World Challenge Projects Expand to India and Mexico
Bill Ford Better World Challenge Projects Expand to India and Mexico

1 year ago - The Ford Motor Company Fund, and executive chairman Bill Ford, announced the award of $200,000 in funding as part of the Bill Ford Better World Challenge. This grant will support two international projects to improve health and sanitation conditions in India and Mexico. These two recipients will be joined by a third award allocated later in 2018.

225 Global Investors Team Up to Spur Most Polluting Companies Into Action on Climate Change
225 Global Investors Team Up to Spur Most Polluting Companies Into Action on Climate Change

1 year ago - Climate risk poses a considerable threat to investors, who stand to lose millions If companies fail to address unsustainable elements in their supply chains. Yet despite growing pressure for action, a vast majority of companies have yet to make meaningful changes.

Ford's 2018 Trends Report Highlights Opportunities for Brands, Consumers in Uncertain Times
Ford's 2018 Trends Report Highlights Opportunities for Brands, Consumers in Uncertain Times

1 year ago - Uncertain times are finally starting to take their toll — according to a new report from Ford, more than 60 percent of adults globally say they feel overwhelmed by the unrest, upheaval and other changes taking place around them. The mobility company’s 2018 Looking Further with Ford Trends Report examines the issues responsible for this unsettling climate — and the coping mechanisms that are emerging as a result.

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Ford Part of Global Sustainability Initiative to Help Improve Working Conditions and Reduce Environmental Impact
Ford Part of Global Sustainability Initiative to Help Improve Working Conditions and Reduce Environmental Impact

1 year ago - “Drive Sustainability”, a partnership between ten leading automotive companies (BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Scania CV AB, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Group, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group), will set up a Raw Materials Observatory to identify and address ethical, environmental and labour rights issues in the sourcing of raw materials.

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