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At General Motors, innovation is our north star. As the first automotive company to mass-produce an affordable electric car, and the first to develop an electric starter and air bags, GM has always pushed the limits of engineering.

General Motors

More so than ever, GM is a purpose-driven company. Part of who we are and why we are here is to serve our customers and improve the communities where we live and work. Our core values put the customer at the center of everything we do, while holding ourselves accountable to the highest standards of excellence. We recognize that our success depends on both internal and external relationships that bring diverse thinking and a collaborative approach to our business.

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

1 month 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.

General Motors, the Largest U.S. Automaker, Plans to be Carbon Neutral by 2040
General Motors, the Largest U.S. Automaker, Plans to be Carbon Neutral by 2040

4 months ago - Today, GM announced that it plans to become carbon neutral in its global products and operations by 2040 and has committed to setting science-based targetsⁱⁱ to achieve carbon neutrality. The company has also signed the Business Ambition Pledge for 1.5⁰C, an urgent call to action from a global coalition of UN agencies, business and industry leaders.

GM Boosts Investment, Grows Electric Portfolio to Lead in EV Race
GM Boosts Investment, Grows Electric Portfolio to Lead in EV Race

6 months ago - General Motors Co. Chairman and CEO Mary Barra revealed that the company will offer 30 all-electric models globally by mid-decade.

US Consumers Looking to Business, Rather Than Government, for Leadership During Pandemic
US Consumers Looking to Business, Rather Than Government, for Leadership During Pandemic

1 year ago - The "Porter Novelli COVID-19 Tracker: Insights for a Time of Crisis" highlights the need for US companies to step up, authentically, to address the public’s needs and expectations.

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GM Paving the Road to an 'All-Electric Future'
GM Paving the Road to an 'All-Electric Future'

1 year ago - GM is amping up its strategy to transition to an entirely electric portfolio; with a new, modular production platform and the largest collective EV charging network in the US.

General Motors Appoints Dane Parker as Chief Sustainability Officer
General Motors Appoints Dane Parker as Chief Sustainability Officer

1 year ago - New position created to accelerate company’s plans for a zero emissions future

180 CEOs Redefine Corporate Purpose to Promote ‘An Economy That Serves All’
180 CEOs Redefine Corporate Purpose to Promote ‘An Economy That Serves All’

1 year ago - The new Statement outlines a modern standard for corporate responsibility; while framed in the context of the US, it should serve as a new standard for business globally. 

2018 Sustainability Report Details GM’s Drive for Safer, Better, More Sustainable Personal Mobility
2018 Sustainability Report Details GM’s Drive for Safer, Better, More Sustainable Personal Mobility

1 year ago - General Motors Co. today released “Transformation in Progress,” its ninth annual sustainability report to update employees, investors, policymakers, advocacy groups and customers on the aggressive moves the company made in 2018 to achieve its vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

SB’19 Detroit: Reaching Deep Into Communities to Cultivate Tomorrow’s Changemakers
SB’19 Detroit: Reaching Deep Into Communities to Cultivate Tomorrow’s Changemakers

2 years ago - Throughout the week at SB’19 Detroit, we were pleasantly struck by the theme that emerged of brands cultivating leaders and changemakers from unlikely places and in unique ways.

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EPA Recognizes GM for Green Power Leadership
EPA Recognizes GM for Green Power Leadership

2 years ago - General Motors has earned a spot on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 List of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership.

General Motors Makes Michigan-Based Wind Energy Purchase with DTE Energy
General Motors Makes Michigan-Based Wind Energy  Purchase with DTE Energy

2 years ago - GM renewable energy deals to date total 1.71 terawatt hours in North America, more than any other automaker in the region.

JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018
JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018

2 years 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.

Wildlife Habitat Council Recognizes General Motors’ Ongoing Commitment to Biodiversity and Conservation
Wildlife Habitat Council Recognizes General Motors’ Ongoing Commitment  to Biodiversity and Conservation

2 years ago - General Motors’ CAMI Assembly Plant in Canada has received the Wildlife Habitat Council’s highest recognition for overall excellence in corporate conservation, the Gold Program Award. General Motors continues to lead the industry with the most WHC Conservation Certification sites — 75 — and is at nearly 85 percent of its goal to achieve certification at all its manufacturing sites by 2020.

HP, IKEA Join Group Developing Global Supply Chain for Ocean-Bound Plastics
HP, IKEA Join Group Developing Global Supply Chain for Ocean-Bound Plastics

2 years ago - Today, NextWave Plastics — a collaborative, open-source initiative convening leading technology and consumer-focused companies to develop the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains — announced that HP Inc. and IKEA are joining its global consortium. The addition of HP and IKEA marks 10 companies collaborating to “turn off the tap” of plastic entering the ocean.

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SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices
SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices

2 years ago - The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 2018 have been released, with many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members retaining their spots as global sustainability leaders. Created in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices benchmark sustainability performance and sustainability investment for companies around the globe. Companies are assessed based on corporate economic, social, and environmental performance.

GM Builds Winning Culture with Diversity
GM Builds Winning Culture with Diversity

2 years ago - Culture is everything in today’s agile business climate. General Motors outlines in its latest Diversity & Inclusion Report (www.gm.com/diversity) how it leverages diversity to build an industry-leading workplace of choice that drives business results. “At General Motors, we recognize the power of diversity and the role it plays in sparking ingenuity and creativity,” said Ken Barrett, General Motors global chief diversity officer. “As we continue to face new challenges and innovate new solutions, we know the diversity among us will give the company a competitive advantage in the global marketplace.”

Maven Platform Lets GM Owners Share Cars, Earn Money
Maven Platform Lets GM Owners Share Cars, Earn Money

2 years ago - Maven expands its car-sharing platform to include a peer-to-peer offering that enables owners and eligible lessees to earn money by renting their personal Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac car or truck model year 2015 and newer to driving members. The service is available now in beta in Chicago, Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan.

DOE’s Better Buildings Partners Have Saved $3.1B, 380T BTUs
DOE’s Better Buildings Partners Have Saved $3.1B, 380T BTUs

3 years ago - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Better Buildings Initiative has grown to include more than 900 organizations, which represent 30 of the country’s Fortune 100 companies, 12 of the top 25 U.S. employers, 12 percent of the U.S. manufacturing footprint and 13 percent of total commercial building space, as well as 28 states and close to 100 cities and counties across the nation. Even more impressive is the progress they have made through the program.

Advanced Software Design Technology Leads GM to Lighter, More Efficient Vehicles
Advanced Software Design Technology Leads GM to Lighter, More Efficient Vehicles

3 years ago - General Motors is committed to building efficient vehicles in a responsible manner, reducing our footprint and strengthening our communities around the world. As part of those efforts, we are the first automaker in North America to use new generative design software technology from Bay Area-based software company Autodesk. The technology is key to vehicle lightweighting, or developing lighter and more efficient vehicles.

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BASF named a General Motors Supplier of the Year for 13th time
BASF named a General Motors Supplier of the Year for 13th time

3 years ago - BASF was named a 2017 General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year for the thirteenth time since 2002. The award is presented to suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost. “This is an opportunity for General Motors to honor those suppliers who are truly the best of the best,” said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “The automotive industry is transforming at an incredible rate.

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