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GM Recycles 2 Million Flint Water Bottles into Fleece

2016-08-24

General Motors is adding 2 million water bottles from Flint, Michigan residents into its Do Your Part water bottle recycling initiative. The company partnered with Schupan Recycling to collect the bottles. The plastic is washed, flaked and turned into fleece to make three products: Chevrolet Equinox V-6 engine covers, insulation for The Empowerment Plan coats for the homeless, and air filters for 10 GM plants.

Five Star Rating: GM Earns Fifth ENERGY STAR® Award

2016-03-28

General Motors earned its fifth U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award for leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. The company continues to find ways to cut energy each year and reduced energy by 5.6 percent per vehicle in 2015 at its U.S. manufacturing plants.

Shoe Soles and Rag Washing Helps Drive GM Global Zero Waste Progress

2015-12-16

Making shoe soles and washing solvent-drenched rags instead of discarding disposables are two ways General Motors is approaching its aspirational goal of becoming a zero waste manufacturer.

Wind Energy to Power GM’s Texas Assembly Plant

2015-12-10

General Motors’ Arlington Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power from turbines whose blades span the length of a football field in diameter.

General Motors Joins UN Global Compact

2015-12-02

General Motors has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate responsibility initiative. GM pledges to support and promote the compact’s 10 principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption.

Solar Array at Corvette Plant Drives GM to Lead in Solar Energy Use

2015-12-01

General Motors leads the automotive industry in solar energy use in the United States, according to the Solar Means Business report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association.

GM Moves Closer To Biodiversity Goal

2015-11-13

Over the sounds of the assembly plant building the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze, employees at General Motors’ Gunsan plant in South Korea can hear cicadae singing from rescued trees that first sprouted more than a century ago.

National Energy Month Spurs Action at GM

2015-10-27

In honor of National Energy Action Month, General Motors is leveraging its 20-year partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® program to find more ways to reduce the energy intensity of its facilities and decrease its impact on climate change.

General Motors and DTE Energy Partner on Solar Array

2015-10-19

General Motors is partnering with DTE Energy to build a new 800-kilowatt solar array at its Warren Transmission plant that will be GM’s largest solar installation in Michigan.

GM Dealers Test the Waters of Environmental Education

2015-10-13

General Motors dealers are getting their feet wet in environmental science as a part of the company’s growing watershed education program.

 

GM Unveils ‘Let’s Drive NYC’ Car-Sharing Program

2015-10-01

Running an errand to a big box store or planning a weekend excursion are about to get easier for some Manhattan residents because of a car-sharing program revealed today by General Motors. It’s the company’s latest move to deliver urban mobility options to customers around the globe.

GM Foundation Donates $50,000 to Purchase Water Filters in Flint

2015-10-01

The General Motors Foundation is donating $50,000 to the United Way of Genesee County to purchase water filters for residents in the city of Flint.

GM Outlines Plans to Capitalize on Future of Personal Mobility

2015-10-01

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) CEO Mary Barra and her leadership team today outlined the company’s plans to capitalize on the future of personal mobility by owning the customer relationship beyond the vehicle, building upon nearly two decades of connectivity leadership.

GM Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

2015-09-11

General Motors has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, the leading global benchmark for corporate sustainability. GM is the only automaker to make the list in North America.

GM Plant Sets Standard for Environmental Stewardship

2015-08-18

Toledo Transmission – a General Motors facility that sends no waste to landfills and is home to Ohio’s largest rooftop solar array – is being recognized by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for setting a high standard of environmental stewardship.

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GM Reports First-Quarter Net Income of $2.0 Billion

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced first-quarter net income to common stockholders of $2.0 billion or $1.24 per diluted share, compared to $0.9 billion or $0.56 per diluted share a year ago. Earnings per share diluted-adjusted for special items was a first-quarter record at $1.26, up 47 percent compared to the first quarter of 2015.

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