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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Ben & Jerry's and Ford Are Embracing Climate Disruption - and Your Company Needs to, as Well
Ben & Jerry's and Ford Are Embracing Climate Disruption - and Your Company Needs to, as Well

5 years ago - Is your business embracing the disruptive forces of a low-carbon world as Ford and Ben & Jerry’s are? Over the next 10 years, climate change will drive industrial disruption at rates that previously seemed unimaginable. In response, policy makers must come to terms with the need to keep the mean global temperature rise to 1.5°C.

Ford achieves Zero Waste-to-Landfill Milestone in Europe; 2016 Sustainability Report Highlights Global Achievements
Ford achieves Zero Waste-to-Landfill Milestone in Europe; 2016 Sustainability Report Highlights Global Achievements

5 years ago - Ford of Europe has achieved zero waste-to-landfill at all of its European manufacturing plants. Eliminating 6,000 tonnes of waste per year, that was previously sent to landfill, compared with 2011 – equivalent to the annual waste discarded by a town of 12,500 people, for the 1.2 million vehicles that Ford produces in Europe each year. Innovative measures employed to achieve zero waste-to-landfill include the briquetting of grinding sludge from the Dagenham engine plant, in the U.K., so that the oil can be re-used in the production process. At the Valencia plant, in Spain, Ford pioneered generating alternative fuel from waste that could not be recycled.

SB Corporate Members amongst the Most Community-Minded Companies on 2016 Civic 50 List
SB Corporate Members amongst the Most Community-Minded Companies on 2016 Civic 50 List

5 years ago - America’s largest corporations are increasingly turning good intentions into sound business practices. That’s the promising bottom-line from an analysis of the 2016 Civic 50, the annual Points of Light initiative that recognizes and honors the 50 most community-minded companies in America.  In the continuing shift to go beyond checkbook philanthropy, this year’s Civic 50 honorees affirm the trend that companies are supporting community engagement through policies, core business functions, and incentives that indicate sustainable long-term commitment to addressing community challenges.

Ford Sustainability Report Unveils Pilot Program in South Africa to Deliver Health Care, Education, Improve Lives
Ford Sustainability Report Unveils Pilot Program in South Africa to Deliver Health Care, Education, Improve Lives

5 years ago - Harnessing the power of its advanced vehicles, innovative technologies and commitment to a better world, a new Ford Motor Company pilot program aims to enhance mobility health services in rural areas of South Africa and Nigeria. Ford Project Better World brings together multiple organizations such as World Vision South Africa, and social entrepreneurs to deliver health education, medication, nutrition and basic services to thousands of underserved people in remote areas. The services will be accessed using enhanced mobility and connectivity technologies from Ford vehicles. Ford Project Better World is detailed in the automaker’s 17th annual Sustainability Report, released today.

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Ford Unveils Latest Sustainability Report, South African Pilot to Deliver Medical, Nutrition Services
Ford Unveils Latest Sustainability Report, South African Pilot to Deliver Medical, Nutrition Services

5 years ago - Ford Motor Company’s 2015-16 Sustainability Report highlights key environmental benchmarks and the ongoing work of the automaker, including its expanded focus beyond vehicle production to developing mobility solutions for the future. The future of mobility Earlier this year, the automaker created Ford Smart Mobility LLC, a new subsidiary to design, build, grow and invest in emerging mobility services using existing Ford innovations, products and technologies.

Thinking Outside the Room: Catalyzing and Speeding Up Purpose-Driven Innovation
Thinking Outside the Room: Catalyzing and Speeding Up Purpose-Driven Innovation

5 years ago - The San Diego breeze rustles the palm fronds above the Mission Bay Patio - it's nice to be in an outdoor presentation space enjoying the Southern California climate. The topic for the afternoon is innovation, and the panel brings a good range of perspective. Carrie Majeske kicks things off by detailing some of Ford's initiatives under the tagline, "Driving change for a better world."

Sustainable Brands Community and Flagship Conference Heading to Detroit in 2017
Sustainable Brands Community and Flagship Conference Heading to Detroit in 2017

5 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, June 9, 2016 - The largest global peer community of brand leaders and sustainability practitioners focused on advancing brand value creation through sustainability-led innovation is heading to Detroit, Michigan in 2017.  Sustainable Brands® announces the next gathering point for its flagship event in the U.S. will be at the Cobo Center, May 22-25, 2017.  

How Ford, MillerCoors, Hershey Are Helping Suppliers Innovate for Sustainability
How Ford, MillerCoors, Hershey Are Helping Suppliers Innovate for Sustainability

5 years ago - In this Tuesday afternoon panel, representatives from Ford, MillerCoors and Hershey described how their companies are leveraging a variety of partnerships to innovate for sustainability across their global supply chains. In 2014, Ford launched its innovative Partnership for a Cleaner Environment (PACE) program, which focuses on collaborating with suppliers to reach the company’s aggressive environmental targets.

Ford Turning Captured CO2 Into Car Parts, Expanding Healthcare Outreach in Africa
Ford Turning Captured CO2 Into Car Parts, Expanding Healthcare Outreach in Africa

5 years ago - Ford Motor Company claims to be the first automaker to formulate and test new foam and plastic components using captured carbon dioxide (CO2) as feedstock. Within five years, the company expects to be using the new biomaterials in its vehicles. Foams formulated with up to 50 percent CO2-based polyols have shown promise in ‘rigorous’ automotive tests, and could be used in seating and under-hood applications. The company claims that the CO2-derived foam will reduce the use of fossil fuels in Ford vehicles – potentially reducing petroleum use by more than 600 million pounds annually. Other plastic materials are currently under development.

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Top 5 Ways to Connect Consumers with Your Brand Purpose
Top 5 Ways to Connect Consumers with Your Brand Purpose

5 years ago - Purpose-driven brands know that the key to successful engagement is connecting consumers to their brand purpose and mission. The most effective ways to do that is to listen, communicate, and build trust. Here we offer five inventive new ways to actively connect with the growing segment of conscious consumers.

Ford Highlights Sustainability Benefits of Recycling Enough Aluminium to Build 30,000 F-150 Bodies Every Month with Presence at AluSolutions Exhibition
Ford Highlights Sustainability Benefits of Recycling Enough Aluminium to Build 30,000 F-150 Bodies Every Month with Presence at AluSolutions Exhibition

5 years ago - Ford’s F-150 is headed for the AluSolutions international conference and exhibition in Abu Dhabi tomorrow, showcasing Ford’s commitment to sustainability in end-use applications of recycled aluminium..The toughest, smartest, most capable and safest F-150 ever is also the greenest F-150 – thanks to advanced materials like high-strength, military-grade aluminium alloy. Ford recycles as much as nine million kilogrammes of aluminium stamping scrap per month using the closed-loop system at Dearborn Stamping Plant, which provides parts to build F-150 at Ford’s Dearborn Truck and Kansas City Assembly Plants.

Ford's Tips for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Ford's Tips for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

5 years ago - According to the EPA, greenhouse gas emissions from transportation accounted for 26% of total U.S. GHG emissions in 2014, making it the second largest contributor behind the electricity sector. Emissions from vehicles are dependent on three factors: the vehicle, the fuel and the driver. The driver portion holds potential for substantial emissions reduction at minimal cost, but is often overlooked. As part of Ford's commitment to reducing its vehicles' environmental impact, the company has released a series of tips for drivers to save fuel and help reduce their environmental footprint. By following these simple steps, drivers can save fuel, prolong the life of their vehicle and its parts:

Ford Recycles Enough Aluminum to Build 30,000 F-150 Bodies Every Month
Ford Recycles Enough Aluminum to Build 30,000 F-150 Bodies Every Month

5 years ago - Ford recycles as much as 20 million pounds of aluminum stamping scrap per month using the closed-loop system at Dearborn Truck Plant, which builds F-150. That is the equivalent of more than 30,000 F-150 bodies in the largest configuration – a SuperCrew body including doors, plus hood, tailgate and 6.5-foot cargo box.

5 Most Promising Signs of Detroit's Rebirth
5 Most Promising Signs of Detroit's Rebirth

5 years ago - Last week, Sustainable Brands staff and corporate members took a trip to Detroit to celebrate the relocation of our flagship conference in 2017. Why are we moving from San Diego to Detroit? The answer is simple: We are inspired by the city’s revitalization; it is a place of burgeoning innovation where business can thrive and create a sustainable and flourishing future — what better place to convene our community? We spent three days in the city, witnessing many promising signs of its rebirth while also witnessing the challenges and opportunities for growth that remain.

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Ford transforming Dearborn campus to further drive innovation, collaboration and invest in employees
Ford transforming Dearborn campus to further drive innovation, collaboration and invest in employees

5 years ago - Ford Motor Company today announces plans to transform its Dearborn facilities into a modern, green and high-tech campus to foster innovation and help drive the company’s transition to an auto and a mobility company. The 10-year transformation of the company’s more than 60-year-old Dearborn facilities will colocate 30,000 employees from 70 buildings today into primarily two locations – a product campus and a world headquarters campus. More than 7.5 million square feet of work space will be rebuilt and upgraded into even more technology-enabled and connected facilities.

Trending: Buildings Inspired by Nature Absorb Pollutants, Collect Water, Keep You Cool
Trending: Buildings Inspired by Nature Absorb Pollutants, Collect Water, Keep You Cool

5 years ago - Nature has inspired all kinds of innovation – from Ford looking at geckos’ sticky toe pads to improve adhesives to Airbus building a stronger, lighter-weight galley partition that mimics cell structure and bone growth. Biomimicry is also influencing building design across industrial, commercial and residential projects.

Ford Designing New Campus to Drive Innovation and Collaboration, Invest in Employees
Ford Designing New Campus to Drive Innovation and Collaboration, Invest in Employees

5 years ago - Ford Motor Company today announced plans to transform its Dearborn facilities into a modern, sustainable, high-tech campus to foster innovation and help drive the company’s transition beyond mere automaker to a mobility company. The 10-year transformation of the company’s more than 60-year-old Dearborn facilities will co-locate 30,000 employees from 70 buildings today into primarily two locations — a product campus and a world headquarters campus. More than 7.5 million square feet of workspace will be rebuilt and upgraded into even more technology-enabled and connected facilities.

World Water Day: Ford to share water conservation practices at G7 Alliance meet
World Water Day: Ford to share water conservation practices at G7 Alliance meet

5 years ago - PACE is a program that aims to help the carmaker’s suppliers minimize their impact on the environment by sharing details for water, energy and carbon dioxide reduction. Hau Thai-Tang, Ford group vice president, global purchasing said, “We are committed to expanding our stewardship with our global suppliers to help minimize our environmental impact more broadly. By sharing our practices and our processes at the G7 Alliance on Resource Efficiency workshop, we hope to foster innovation and collaboration to address sustainability-related issues and advance environmental responsibility.”

Ford to Share Environmental Stewardship Program for Its Suppliers at G7 Alliance Forum on Resource Efficiency
Ford to Share Environmental Stewardship Program for Its Suppliers at G7 Alliance Forum on Resource Efficiency

5 years ago - Ford Motor Company will provide a briefing at a forum of the G7 Alliance on Resource Efficiency in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, highlighting its Partnership for A Cleaner Environment. PACE is a program that aims to help the company’s suppliers minimize their impact on the environment by sharing details of Ford’s best practices for water, energy and carbon dioxide reduction.   

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Ford Expanding Environmental Stewardship Efforts by Sharing Best Practices with Suppliers
Ford Expanding Environmental Stewardship Efforts by Sharing Best Practices with Suppliers

5 years ago - Tomorrow, at a forum of the G7 Alliance on Resource Efficiency in Washington, D.C., Ford Motor Company will highlight its new Partnership for A Cleaner Environment (PACE), a program that aims to help the automaker’s suppliers minimize their impact on the environment by sharing details of Ford’s best practices for water, energy and carbon dioxide reduction.

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