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Rolland's Conversation with Green Champions: Ford is Investing Billions in Sustainability for the Long Term
Rolland's Conversation with Green Champions: Ford is Investing Billions in Sustainability for the Long Term

Press Release / In our “Conversations with Green Champions,” Rolland President Philip Rundle asks sustainability-minded organizations about their approach to environmental responsibility. - 2 years ago

Ford Hits CO2 Manufacturing Emissions Reduction Target Eight Years Early
Ford Hits CO2 Manufacturing Emissions Reduction Target  Eight Years Early

Press Release / Today Ford Motor Company announces as part of its 19th annual Sustainability Report it has met its goal to reduce manufacturing emissions – eight years ahead of schedule. In 2010, Ford’s Environmental Quality Office announced a goal – to reduce the company’s carbon dioxide emissions from manufacturing operations by 30 percent per vehicle produced by 2025. - 2 years ago

A Measure of Progress
A Measure of Progress

Press Release / In Henry Ford’s day, there was no term for environmentalist. But he had a goal of zero waste to landfill, just as we do today, based on his belief that nothing should be wasted. Those values still hold true at Ford. Currently, conversation is underway on setting the near-term standards for fuel economy. It is a critical one for all of us who care about the environment and our customers, and we all need to work together to ensure there is a win on both fronts. Today, our planet faces increasing challenges, the implications of which are profound: greater congestion in cities, the rise of human population, climate change and all its implications. The cost of believing it is not real is just too high. - 2 years ago

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

Press Release / 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. - 3 years ago

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Ford Motor Company Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of Soybean-based Foam
Ford Motor Company Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of Soybean-based Foam

Press Release / Ten years ago, the 2008 Ford Mustang launched with seats made of soybean-based foam. Today, soy foam has saved over 228 million pounds of CO2 from entering the atmosphere; the same as would be consumed by four million trees per year, according to a consumer horticulturist at North Carolina State University.   Ford has used soy foam since the Mustang went into production in late 2007, replacing traditional petroleum-based foam that most industries use. Researching and testing renewable, plant-based alternatives to petroleum-based plastics is something Ford has been committed to since 2000.   - 3 years ago

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

Press Release / 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.    - 3 years ago

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

Press Release / 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.   - 3 years ago

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

Press Release / 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.   - 3 years ago

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

Press Release / 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.   - 3 years ago

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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

Press Release / 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. - 3 years ago

Ford Earns Its Second "A" Grade for Water Conservation
Ford Earns Its Second "A" Grade for Water Conservation

Press Release / Ford Motor Company is honored for the second time for its water conservation efforts by CDP, the international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies. Ford is one of 24 companies to be awarded an “A” grade for its water management efforts. More than 600 companies were considered for a position on this exclusive global list of corporate leaders. CDP’s new report Thirsty business: Why water is vital to climate action, is being released today. “The business case for action to improve water security has never been stronger or more urgent,” says Morgan Gillespy, head of water at CDP. “We congratulate Ford Motor Company for achieving a position on CDP’s Water A List. - 3 years ago

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

Press Release / 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. - 4 years ago

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

Press Release / 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.    - 4 years ago

Charge ’Er Up: Ford Offers Three Years’ Complimentary Charging to C-MAX Energi Customers with EV 1-2-3 Charge, Powered by EVgo
Charge ’Er Up: Ford Offers Three Years’ Complimentary Charging to C-MAX Energi Customers with EV 1-2-3 Charge, Powered by EVgo

Press Release / Ford Motor Company, in partnership with EVgo, will offer three years of complimentary charging to California and Maryland customers who purchase or lease a 2016 Ford C-MAX Energi with its pilot EV 1-2-3 Charge program.   - 4 years ago

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Ford Earns Top Grade for Water Conservation
Ford Earns Top Grade for Water Conservation

Press Release / Ford Motor Company received the top score for its work on global water conservation from CDP, the world’s only environmental disclosure agency.  Ford is one of eight corporations to receive CDP’s highest honor for its work on water issues, from among more than 400 global companies considered. The full CDP report will be unveiled today as world leaders gather in Tokyo to discuss global water challenges. - 5 years ago

Looking to the Gecko for Answers: Ford to Seek Solutions by Mimicking Nature
Looking to the Gecko for Answers: Ford to Seek Solutions by Mimicking Nature

Press Release / Ford Motor Company will chart new territory as it seeks to create adhesive innovations inspired by the gecko. Ford will also work with Procter & Gamble, sharing research findings as both companies look to biomimicry for a host of business solutions. For years, Ford researchers have considered ways to make auto manufacturing more sustainable. A key challenge is glue used to adhere foams to plastics and metals can make disassembling parts for recycling nearly impossible. Enter the gecko. The lizard’s toe pads allow it to stick to most surfaces without liquids or surface tension. The reptile can then easily release itself, leaving no residue. Consider, too, that a typical mature gecko weighing 2.5 ounces is capable of supporting 293 pounds. - 5 years ago

Ford to Deliver More Power to Employees; Network of Charging Stations to Expand
Ford to Deliver More Power to Employees; Network of Charging Stations to Expand

Press Release / Ford Motor Company is highlighting its commitment to plug-in electric vehicles by expanding efforts to provide more workplace charging stations to employees across the United States and Canada. The automaker began installing charging stations in September 2014, and currently has 145 units available for employee use at 43 Ford offices and manufacturing facilities in 6 states and Canada. There are plans to install 20 more in the near future, with ongoing discussions to increase the number in the long term. - 5 years ago

Ford Research & Engineering Center Goes Landfill-Free
Ford Research & Engineering Center Goes Landfill-Free

Press Release / Ford Motor Company’s Research & Engineering Center is now landfill free, helping the automaker achieve its goal to trim global waste-to-landfill by 40 percent per vehicle produced from 2011 to 2016. The R&E Center sits on 720 acres in Dearborn, Michigan near Ford World Headquarters. With more than 12,000 employees working out of 34 buildings including research labs, design studios, and a major data center, the campus is much like a small city. Paring waste streams will allow Ford to be more efficient while helping to improve the environment. - 5 years ago

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