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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Ford Reports its Environmental Progress Across Business
Ford Reports its Environmental Progress Across Business

4 years ago - Ford Motor Company today released its 18th annual Sustainability Report, including a short film, detailing its environmental progress across the world and commitment to continued sustainability actions in the future.      Since 2000, Ford has published its Sustainability Report to track its comprehensive approach to managing the issues related to climate change, air quality and conservation, and identifying opportunities that have significant impacts across the business, from water stewardship to supplier training and education.   

Taking the City of Tomorrow from Fantasy to Reality - Together
Taking the City of Tomorrow from Fantasy to Reality - Together

4 years ago - In San Francisco today, Ford convened the City of Tomorrow Symposium, a conference dedicated to diagnosing, analyzing and proposing solutions to the many challenges facing cities as they prepare for the future. The event gathered experts and enthusiasts in numerous fields – from politicians and urban planners to utility companies, academics and citizens – to discuss the key issues our cities need to address, and the need for extensive collaboration between government, local officials and the private sector.

5 Global Corporations Adopt 'No Fees' Ethical Recruitment Provisions Across Global Supply Chains
5 Global Corporations Adopt 'No Fees' Ethical Recruitment Provisions Across Global Supply Chains

4 years ago - Efforts to safeguard workers against human rights violations continue to grow, as demand for greater supply chain transparency tightens its grip on the global economic landscape.

Cannes Lions: Worst Year Ever Was Best Year Yet for Goodvertising
Cannes Lions: Worst Year Ever Was Best Year Yet for Goodvertising

4 years ago - Leaving Cannes last week, I felt even more schizophrenic than I did during my hard-working years in ad land. On the one hand, it’s been the best year ever in the Festival’s history for advertising that does more than sell snake oil - call it ‘Goodvertising,’ if you will. On the other, it seems like most agencies and marketers are treating the biggest issues of our time as a new trend, as if doing good is simply the ‘new black’ or perhaps pink (judging from the number of women’s equality campaigns on show).

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Deutsche Post and Ford to manufacture E-Van
Deutsche Post and Ford to manufacture E-Van

4 years ago - Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter GmbH and Ford-Werke GmbH are entering a partnership for the manufacturing of battery-electric delivery vehicles. After Deutsche Post has already left its mark in the smaller van segment with designing and producing the emission-free StreetScooter, both partners are now working on a larger vehicle type. The chassis of the Ford Transit provides the technical basis. It will be equipped with a battery-electric drive train and fitted with a special body construction according to Post respectively DHL Paket specifications.

The Body Shop Combats London Air Pollution with Cleantech Ad Campaign
The Body Shop Combats London Air Pollution with Cleantech Ad Campaign

4 years ago - After London air pollution levels surpassed allowed limits for 2017 just five days into the new year, new initiatives to improve air quality and draw attention to the city’s growing pollution problem have been popping up on the regular.

Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit

4 years ago - SAN FRANCISO, May 22, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands’17 Detroit at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Over 2,000 business executives along with their teams from 35+ countries across the globe are attending the conference and Activation Hub. In addition, there is anticipated record breaking livestream viewership in collaboration with Detroit Public Television (DPTV).

Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit

4 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the session schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The Activation Hub is the action-centered space within the conference program that allows attendees to collaborate on new tools, resources and ideas to accelerate sustainability-led innovation.

Sustainable Brands Announces Bill Ford as Opening Night Speaker for SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Announces Bill Ford as Opening Night Speaker for SB’17 Detroit

4 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, May 09, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® announces Bill Ford, Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company, as an Opening Night keynote speaker at SB’17 Detroit, May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Bill Ford will share Ford Motor Company’s transformative journey toward delivering innovative good mobility products and services to 21st century customers. 

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Honoring an Innovator: Dr. Haren S. Gandhi to be Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame
Honoring an Innovator: Dr. Haren S. Gandhi to be Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

4 years ago - In 1967, Dr. Haren Gandhi began his career at Ford Motor Company as a research engineer. Throughout his 43 year tenure, he held a number of research engineering and staff scientist positions – leaving a lasting imprint on the company.  

Ford Motor Company and Zipcar to Plant 20,000 More Trees after Successful College Earth Month Campaign
Ford Motor Company and Zipcar to Plant 20,000 More Trees after Successful College Earth Month Campaign

4 years ago - Ford Motor Company and Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network and largest provider of campus car sharing, today announced that as part of their long-standing collaboration, the companies will plant 20,869 trees on Saturday, April 29, through One Tree Planted as a result of their college Earth Month campaign.  

Ford Reveals 5 Fleets for TfL PHEV Pilot, Launches Closed-Loop Aluminum Recycling System
Ford Reveals 5 Fleets for TfL PHEV Pilot, Launches Closed-Loop Aluminum Recycling System

4 years ago - Ford continues its push to be a global leader in electric vehicles and sustainability with two new announcements. Earlier this year, Ford announced a new multi-million-dollar pilot project in partnership with Transport for London (TfL) to reduce emissions and improve air quality in London through the use of plug-in hybrid (PHEV) transit custom vans that run solely on electric power. The automaker has now revealed the five fleets that will be participating in the program.

Philanthropy Spotlight: Bill Ford Better World Challenge
Philanthropy Spotlight: Bill Ford Better World Challenge

4 years ago - Successful corporate philanthropy programs should tie back to a company's core business values, and have strong leadership and support from the top. If a company's corporate giving strategy doesn't align with their community presence or overarching goals, efforts can be less impactful or appear disjointed.

Marking World Water Day: Ford Continues Its Water Leadership Goal with New Water Saving Technologies at Chicago Assembly Plant
Marking World Water Day: Ford Continues Its Water Leadership Goal with New Water Saving Technologies at Chicago Assembly Plant

4 years ago - The Chicago Assembly Plant – home of the Ford Taurus and the award-winning Ford Explorer –implemented efficiency efforts towards the end of 2016 that helped the plant reduce water usage by 13 million gallons last year – expected to be significantly higher in 2017 after a full year of use.   In marking this year’s World Water Day, Ford Motor Company continuously strives to go further in its commitment to water leadership. Ford recently announced its updated manufacturing water strategy, which calls for an additional 30 percent reduction in water use per vehicle from 2015 to 2020, along with a long-term aspirational goal of zero drinkable water use in manufacturing.  

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Ford’s Enhanced PACE Program Could Cut 500,000 Metric Tons of CO2 from Supply Chain
Ford’s Enhanced PACE Program Could Cut 500,000 Metric Tons of CO2 from Supply Chain

4 years ago - Supply chain transparency, management and engagement are crucial components to the transition towards a more sustainable business model and with a growing arsenal of tools and research at their disposal, it’s now easier than ever for brands to engage in transformative activities.

Corporate Responsibility Puts Ford Among World's Most Ethical Companies for Eighth Straight Year
Corporate Responsibility Puts Ford Among World's Most Ethical Companies for Eighth Straight Year

4 years ago - With its focus on being a good corporate citizen, Ford Motor Company has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the eighth straight year – the longest streak for any auto manufacturer.

Ford Looks to AI, Biomimicry Solutions to Stay Ahead of the Curve
Ford Looks to AI, Biomimicry Solutions to Stay Ahead of the Curve

4 years ago - Two new announcements from Ford highlight how the auto and mobility company is harnessing technology to get ahead. With ambitious plans to launch an autonomous vehicle in 2021, Ford has announced that it is investing $1 billion over the next five years in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company founded by former Google and Uber leaders, to develop a virtual driver system.

Ford Provides $50k In Grants To High School Community Projects
Ford Provides $50k In Grants To High School Community Projects

4 years ago - The Ford Motor Company Fund’s NGL (Next-Generation Learning) program has teamed with the company’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) program to provide $50,000 in grants to high school student-led community programs designed to promote sustainability and innovation. One first-place project will receive $20k in funding from Ford NGL, while a second-place project will get $10k, and four third-place initiatives will be given $5k apiece.

CDP: Suppliers Eliminate 434M Tons of Emissions as Big Buyers Flex Purchasing Muscle
CDP: Suppliers Eliminate 434M Tons of Emissions as Big Buyers Flex Purchasing Muscle

4 years ago - As the global economy moves towards implementation of its new climate goals, the world’s largest purchasing organizations are using their buying clout to drive down emissions across their supply chains.

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Ford Teams Up with TfL to Clean Up London’s Air
Ford Teams Up with TfL to Clean Up London’s Air

4 years ago - Ford and Transport for London have announced a new multimillion-pound project designed to help improve air quality in London. The project features a 12-month trial of 20 new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Transit Custom vans that reduce local emissions by running solely on electric power. The arrival of the new program is well-timed: Just five days into the new year, the City of London surpassed its 2017 air pollution limit, calling major attention to the serious air pollution problems the city currently faces.

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