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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.

Ford Motor Company

We can make a positive impact on millions of people by empowering employees and protecting human rights in the supply chain. We know, because we’ve been doing it for more than a century. We also have a role to play in protecting the planet by reducing the emissions from our vehicles, operating world-class facilities and helping our suppliers reduce their impact on the world around us.

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Parts of Future Fords Could Be Made from Olive Waste
Parts of Future Fords Could Be Made from Olive Waste

5 months ago - Ford engineers are conducting trials on parts made from 40% olive tree fibers and 60% recycled plastic — which is heated and injection-molded into the shape of the selected part.

Brands Walk Their Talk in Support of Women’s Rights
Brands Walk Their Talk in Support of Women’s Rights

1 year ago - Setbacks such as the overturning of Roe v. Wade offer brands the opportunity to demonstrate their true commitment to supporting a healthy, equitable future for all.

2022 ‘World-Changing Ideas’ Tease Sustainable Models for Building, Power, Finance, Animal-Free Protein
2022 ‘World-Changing Ideas’ Tease Sustainable Models for Building, Power, Finance, Animal-Free Protein

2 years ago - It’s that time of year, again — when we pore excitedly over Fast Company’s annual list of World-Changing Ideas. Here are a few of our favorites.

The Sustainable Brands Network, Ukraine & the Power of Community
The Sustainable Brands Network, Ukraine & the Power of Community

2 years ago - SB amplifies the actions of its global community and governments in support of Ukraine and reflects on the conflict’s potential impacts on long-term sustainability efforts.

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Trending: Baby Steps on Eliminating Transport Emissions Still Leave Big Carbon Footprint
Trending: Baby Steps on Eliminating Transport Emissions Still Leave Big Carbon Footprint

2 years ago - Wednesday was Transport Day at COP26; and promising corporate and government pledges came together from airlines, automakers and the shipping industry. But the question remains: Are we doing enough, fast enough?

Sustainability Metrics 3.0: Measuring ROI of Regenerative Approaches, Social Impacts, Brand Trust
Sustainability Metrics 3.0: Measuring ROI of Regenerative Approaches, Social Impacts, Brand Trust

2 years ago - At SB’21 San Diego, veterans from sales, marketing, certification, design, finance, agriculture and more agreed: While there’s no checklist for regeneration, a focus on interconnectivity, holistic approaches and actionable goals will lead to measurable ripple effects.

Just Brands ’21: Where the Rubber Meets the Long, Bumpy Road to Truly Equitable Workplaces
Just Brands ’21: Where the Rubber Meets the Long, Bumpy Road to Truly Equitable Workplaces

3 years ago - At Sustainable Brands’ latest Just Brands event, experts from across the spectrum of business discussed corporate efforts to support diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ) issues — and how stakeholders will no longer tolerate a gap between commitments and actions.

Corporations Standing Up for Voting Rights: Not Politics, Just Smart Business
Corporations Standing Up for Voting Rights: Not Politics, Just Smart Business

3 years ago - It’s becoming more common for companies to put their weight behind a range of urgent social issues. This isn’t about partisanship or “wokeness” — it’s about the core values held by many Americans and a desire among forward-thinking corporate leaders to prove they share them.

Ford’s New Science-Based, Interim Carbon-Neutral Targets Highlight First Integrated Sustainability, Financial Report
Ford’s New Science-Based, Interim Carbon-Neutral Targets Highlight First Integrated Sustainability, Financial Report

3 years ago - Ford today released its first-ever integrated sustainability and financial report of accomplishments and aspirations, at the same time announcing new science-based targets toward the company’s ambition to be carbon neutral by 2050, in line with terms of the Paris Climate Agreement.

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Erb Institute-Ford Social Impact Project: An Academic-Industry Collaboration
Erb Institute-Ford Social Impact Project: An Academic-Industry Collaboration

3 years ago - With the geometric growth of socially responsible investment dollars entering the market, corporations are increasingly expected to assess and publicly disclose their sustainability, based on their economic, environmental and social performance.

330+ Companies with Ambitious Science-Based Targets Exceeding Paris Emissions Goals
330+ Companies with Ambitious Science-Based Targets Exceeding Paris Emissions Goals

3 years ago - SBTi target-setters are ahead of schedule: Since setting targets, these companies have reduced their annual emissions 25% since 2015 — a rate that exceeds the rate needed to limit warming to 1.5°C.

Companies Worth $15T Named to CDP's 2020 ‘A List’ of Environmental Leaders
Companies Worth $15T Named to CDP's 2020 ‘A List’ of Environmental Leaders

3 years ago - Over 300 companies have today been named on this year’s A List by environmental non-profit CDP. This is a major increase on last year, despite the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19.

Ford wins 2021 Green Car and Truck of the Year awards with all-electric Mustang Mach-E and all-new F-150
Ford wins 2021 Green Car and Truck of the Year awards with all-electric Mustang Mach-E and all-new F-150

3 years ago - The all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E and the all-new F-150 have earned Green Car Journal’s 2021 Green Car of the Year and Green Truck of the Year awards.

Ford’s Model of Human Progress Defines, Measures Social Sustainability
Ford’s Model of Human Progress Defines, Measures Social Sustainability

3 years ago - A clear definition of corporate social sustainability — the ‘S’ in ESG — remains elusive. To address this challenge, Ford partnered with the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute to define social sustainability and identify metrics to track improvements.

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The Time Is Now for Brands to Lead with Higher Values
The Time Is Now for Brands to Lead with Higher Values

4 years ago - It’s during moments of great difficulty that our authentic selves shine through — and the same is true for companies. Long after the COVID-19 crisis passes, the world won’t forget the values-driven companies that led with a conscience. The time is now to decide: How will your brand be remembered?

The Biosphere’s Guide to Foolproofing Sustainability, Part 5: Sustainable Product Platforms
The Biosphere’s Guide to Foolproofing Sustainability, Part 5: Sustainable Product Platforms

4 years ago - Biosphere Rule #4 is about taking your value cycle, built with parsimonious materials and a power-autonomous energy system, and creating a production platform upon which you can build a whole suite of products — producing profit-amplifying economies of scale and scope.

Automakers, California Reach Landmark Agreement on Clean Emission Standards
Automakers, California Reach Landmark Agreement on Clean Emission Standards

4 years ago - Ford, VW, Honda and BMW — which together represent about a third of the US market — are using their collective heft to fight for cleaner air in the US. 12 other US states and Canada have adopted California’s rules.

Ford and Austin Launch City:One Challenge Program to Help Improve Mobility
Ford and Austin Launch City:One Challenge Program to Help Improve Mobility

5 years ago - To help put residents at the center of the mobility conversation, Austin is linking up with Ford Motor Company, Dell Technologies, AT&T and Microsoft to launch the City:One Challenge, a program that provides a space to connect with global and local communities, explore their transportation needs, and collaborate on new solutions Ford and the Austin Transportation Department will provide up to $100,000 for the testing of promising ideas through a pilot program The Austin City:One Challenge will focus on how to help improve access to local services in East Austin such as grocery stores and healthcare, particularly for historically underserved or vulnerable families and community members

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

5 years 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. The company also announces new sustainability targets that will help contribute to those aspirational goals. In addition, Ford has officially launched SHE-MOVES, a grant program from Ford Motor Company and Ford Fund dedicated to empowering women in mobility

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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

5 years ago - As a vast majority of plastics go un-recycled and as citizens and governments around the world amp up efforts to curb plastic use, Ford is growing its use of recycled plastic bottles that are turned into vehicle parts Today, the company continues to put recycled plastic bottles to good use, using them for underbody shields in all cars, trucks and SUVs – up to 250 bottles per vehicle Recycled bottles are used to manufacture parts that can help improve vehicle aerodynamics and reduce cabin noise