General Motors

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

2 months 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

4 months 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

5 months 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.

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

6 months 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.

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

8 months 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

11 months 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

1 year 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

1 year 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.

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

1 year 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.

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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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.

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

1 year 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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SB Corporate Members Among Top 50 Companies for Diversity
SB Corporate Members Among Top 50 Companies for Diversity

1 year ago - Many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members have been named in DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity. The list was created in 2001 in response to the emerging business value of diversity-management initiatives. To participate, each company must submit a form, have at least 1,000 employees, and complete NOD’s disability employment tracker. The company then receives a subsequent report card which evaluates its performance in talent pipeline, talent development, leadership accountability, and supplier diversity in comparison to competitors within the same industry.

Northwest Ohio Wind Farm to power General Motors’ Ohio, Indiana plants
Northwest Ohio Wind Farm to power General Motors’ Ohio, Indiana plants

1 year ago - Officials from General Motors and Starwood Energy Group joined Ohio lawmakers, county officials and local landowners today at a press conference to unveil the Northwest Ohio Wind Farm, a 100-megawatt wind project under construction in Paulding County, Ohio. Power purchased from the wind farm will help offset the power used at General Motors’ Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities with clean, renewable energy.

Why Business Needs to Collaborate for a Clean Energy Future
Why Business Needs to Collaborate for a Clean Energy Future

1 year ago - Many people assume that tech companies are always competing. But as we celebrate Earth Day this year, we’re feeling grateful for our tech peers. When it comes to the environment, working together allows us to make bigger strides toward our shared sustainability goals — and collaboration is the only way forward.

GM, L’Oréal Compete on DOE’s Latest Better Buildings Challenge Swap
GM, L’Oréal Compete on DOE’s Latest Better Buildings Challenge Swap

1 year ago - In season 4 of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Better Buildings Challenge SWAP web series, energy management teams from General Motors (GM) and L’Oréal USA visit each other’s facilities in search of opportunities to reduce their energy use and save money.

EVgo and Maven Gig of GM Announce Nation's First Dedicated Fast Charging Network for On-Demand Drivers
EVgo and Maven Gig of GM Announce Nation's First Dedicated Fast Charging Network for On-Demand Drivers

1 year ago - EVgo, the nation's largest network of public electric vehicle (EV) DC Fast charging stations, today announced an agreement with Maven, General Motors' car sharing brand, to construct a dedicated DC fast charging network available to Maven Gig Chevrolet Bolt EV drivers. This agreement builds upon the success of EVgo and Maven's current pilot programs powering Bolt drivers in seven major US cities. "EVgo is committed to working with fleet EV owners and operators to make charging quick and easy," said Cathy Zoi, EVgo CEO. "Maven Gig EV Bolt on-demand drivers will have access to a dedicated EVgo fast charging network so they can fully charge in the time it takes to eat lunch."

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General Motors Highlights Water Management and Reuse Efforts in Mexico
General Motors Highlights Water Management and Reuse Efforts in Mexico

1 year ago - As a company committed to reducing water intensity across its global operations by 15 percent by 2020, General Motors is constantly looking for innovative ways to conserve water and increase efficiencies. This mindset has led the automaker to adopt a circular economy approach to maximizing water reuse in water-stressed regions, such as Mexico.

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