Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents.

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The Role of Business in Driving Sustainable Consumption, Production
The Role of Business in Driving Sustainable Consumption, Production

3 years ago - Business is increasingly aligning its activities with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A recent report shows that 43 percent of the world’s largest 250 companies are now linking their sustainability reporting to the SDGs.

Why Most Companies Are Failing at Purpose (And How You Can Succeed!)
Why Most Companies Are Failing at Purpose (And How You Can Succeed!)

3 years ago - This is the third in a series of articles examining how business leaders and companies can transform their corporate culture in order to succeed in the midst of the impending Purpose Revolution. Find links to the full series below.

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

3 years 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

3 years 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.

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Climate Change and the Third Way: Adapt, Mitigate or Transform?
Climate Change and the Third Way: Adapt, Mitigate or Transform?

3 years ago - Grim climate change reality: The seas are rising. Terrifying hurricanes regularly raze vast, inhabited areas.

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

3 years 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

3 years 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

4 years 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.

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

4 years 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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Auto Giants Launch Raw Materials Partnership to Tackle Industry Supply Chain Risk
Auto Giants Launch Raw Materials Partnership to Tackle Industry Supply Chain Risk

4 years ago - Electric vehicles and alternative fuels are key components of the auto industry’s vision for the future, but technology isn’t the only thing driving sustainable mobility.

BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford, VW Launch Pan-European High-Power EV Charging Network
BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford, VW Launch Pan-European High-Power EV Charging Network

4 years ago - The popularity of electric vehicles is on the rise, but infrastructure constraints have largely kept a widespread EV boom from becoming reality — until now.

Ford C3 Celebrates 10 Years of Boosting Community Sustainability Through Student innovation; New Era To Expand Social Impact
Ford C3 Celebrates 10 Years of Boosting Community Sustainability Through Student innovation; New Era To Expand Social Impact

4 years ago - The Ford Motor Company Fund celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its signature Ford College Community Challenge (C3) yesterday with a special mobility-themed competition, “Making Lives Better by Changing the Way People Move.” Three of the original ten winning college teams were invited to Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn on October 26 to pitch their mobility solutions to a panel of Ford executives for a chance to win a Ford Transit Connect (and additional cash awards) to help make their mobility solutions a reality. Winners of the competition are:

UN Migration Agency, RBA Team Up to Target Forced Labor, Exploitation
UN Migration Agency, RBA Team Up to Target Forced Labor, Exploitation

4 years ago - The issue of worker exploitation and forced labor continues to gain global attention, as more and more companies rise to the challenge to align their operations with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Ford Motor Company Recognized as Global Leader in Sustainable Water and Climate Change Efforts
Ford Motor Company Recognized as Global Leader in Sustainable Water and Climate Change Efforts

4 years ago - Ford Motor Company is honored to again receive an “A” grade for its water conservation efforts from CDP, the international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies. The company also received an “A-” grade for its climate change efforts.

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Member Spotlight: John Viera from Ford shares personal insights and how trucks are boosting literacy and health around the world
Member Spotlight: John Viera from Ford shares personal insights and how trucks are boosting literacy and health around the world

4 years ago - John Viera, Global Director, Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters at Ford Motor Company, recently shared his experience as one of the first sustainability business professionals in the corporate world. Read on to learn how he applies his engineering background to his sustainability work, his unique “talents” that make him especially equipped to lead a sustainability organization, and why he’s passionate about delivering innovation to communities that need it most.

Unilever, L’Oréal Raise the Bar on Corporate Climate Action, Topping CDP's A-List
Unilever, L’Oréal Raise the Bar on Corporate Climate Action, Topping CDP's A-List

4 years ago - Global environmental disclosure platform CDP has released the results of its annual tracker of how the largest, most environmentally impactful companies are responding to climate change.

Ford Refocusing Strategy to Drive Disruption in Auto Industry
Ford Refocusing Strategy to Drive Disruption in Auto Industry

4 years ago - Ford has announced a new strategy to investors that will see the auto giant leverage its unique product strengths, trusted brand and global scale to refocus and thrive in an evolving and disruptive period for the auto industry. The shift will include greater focus on accelerating the introduction of smart vehicles and services. The investor presentation follows a four-month-deep dive into Ford’s strategy and business operations led by Jim Hackett, Ford’s new President and CEO, and the company’s senior leadership team.

Trending: Auto Industry Introduces Scrappage Schemes for Diesel Vehicles Across Europe, UK
Trending: Auto Industry Introduces Scrappage Schemes for Diesel Vehicles Across Europe, UK

4 years ago - Scrappage schemes seem to be popping up almost daily as auto manufacturers across the UK and Europe ramp up efforts to drive polluting vehicles off the roads in anticipation of tightening governments regulations on air quality and emissions.

New Ford Sustainability Report Reveals Progress on Water Stewardship Goals
New Ford Sustainability Report Reveals Progress on Water Stewardship Goals

4 years ago - The Ford Motor Company has released its 18th annual Sustainability report detailing its environmental progress across the world and commitment to continued sustainability actions in the future. Coinciding with the release is a short film highlighting key milestones the company has achieved on its journey towards sustainability.

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Businesses Band Together to Provide Relief to Communities Hit Hardest by Harvey
Businesses Band Together to Provide Relief to Communities Hit Hardest by Harvey

4 years ago - Hurricane Harvey, the strongest storm to hit Texas and Louisiana in decades, has left a wake of destruction in its path. More than 30,000 people have been driven into shelters and the storm’s aftermath has left behind some estimated tens of billions of dollars in damage. Though the storm has now been downgraded to tropical storm status, the danger is far from over if forecasts predicting the storm to move towards the Gulf of Mexico, where it will pick up strength before moving back over Texas, prove to be true.

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