Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North America that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations.
Seven General Motors facilities are being recognized by the State of Michigan for ongoing efforts to improve the environment and quality of life in their communities.
General Motors’ Kokomo Operations is now a member of the Indiana Environmental Stewardship Program. The voluntary, leadership-based organization honors companies for going above and beyond Indiana’s environmental regulations.
General Motors for the first time achieved perfect scores on both climate change data disclosure and performance submitted to CDP, the world’s only global environmental disclosure system.
General Motors’ Toledo Transmission plant today received a national pollution prevention award for successful efforts to reduce its impact on the environment.
DETROIT – General Motors’ Global Headquarters, a multi-office tower complex that sends no waste to landfills, now composts food preparation scraps from its various Renaissance Center restaurant kitchens for use in urban farming initiatives throughout the city.
DETROIT – Chevrolet makes its debut on Interbrand's 2014 Best Global Green Brands report, ranking No. 32. The report, produced by the world's leading brand consultancy...
BOSTON – General Motors is increasing its renewable energy use with 3 acres of new solar arrays at two Michigan facilities.
The General Motors Korea Design Center here has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first automotive facility in South Korea and GM’s seventh worldwide to achieve LEED certification.
DETROIT – Facing an automotive industry that is unsustainable in its current form, General Motors is restructuring its global vehicle portfolio, rethinking manufacturing and collaborating with unlikely partners to advance the industry.
DETROIT – General Motors is joining the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge, pledging to reduce the energy intensity of its manufacturing plants and facilities by 25 percent in 10 years.
DETROIT – General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is collaborating with Detroit nonprofit Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) to help build the city’s first occupied shipping container homestead.
DETROIT – Four General Motors plants have met the ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry voluntary energy reduction challenge for a second time, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced.
General Motors this year celebrates a milestone anniversary of its signature watershed education program, GM Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN). For the 25th year, company employees will wade into waterways across the U.S. and Canada this spring and fall with about 9,000 students.
In the year following the Climate Declaration signing, General Motors continues to prove there is economic opportunity in tackling climate change.
SHANGHAI – Shanghai General Motors today announced that it will become the first automaker in China to offer embedded 4G LTE services in its vehicles. The first Shanghai GM offering to be equipped with OnStar 4G LTE will be a Cadillac model in 2015.