Ford: CSR & Sustainability News

Ford Motor Company (also known as simply Ford; NYSE: F) is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. In the past it has also produced heavy trucks, tractors and automotive components. Ford owns small stakes in Mazda of Japan and Aston Martin of the United Kingdom. It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family, although they have minority ownership.

Ford Doubles Down On a $1 Billion Autonomous Vehicle Investment

Ford Motor Co. will invest $1 billion in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company, to bolster its goal of rolling out a self-driving…

Ford Shows How Virtual Reality Will Change Our Lives

Ford uses virtual reality to produce cars faster, cut costs and ease collaboration between co-workers. And a look inside its impressive VR program…

Inside Ford’s Virtual Reality Labs

We visit Ford’s Virtual Reality labs in Dearborn, Michigan, to check out the innovative ways the automaker uses VR to bring new vehicles…

3p Weekend: 10 Companies Going Zero Waste to Landfill

Has your company ever thought about going zero waste? These 10 firms working toward zero waste to landfill prove it's possible. And no,…

Trump Tweets, Toyota Retorts

Another day, another tweet: Toyota responds to Trump and the company has no intention of halting construction on its new manufacturing plant in…

Ford Bets Big on Electric Vehicles, Invests In U.S. Plant

Ford's decision to replace a new plant in Mexico with 700 new American jobs got major headlines this week. But the company's $4.5…

Ford Sets Aggressive Goals For Water Savings

Back in 2000, Ford invested in a fact-finding mission to save water -- and money along with it. The automaker saved 10.6 billion…

Ford Continues to Use Natural Fibers In Plastic Vehicle Components

We caught up again with Debbie Mielewski, Ford’s senior technical leader of sustainable materials, to check in with the automaker’s ongoing efforts to…

The 5 Most Blatant Pinkwashing Cause Marketing Schemes

What are some of the most garish pink ribbon-inspired cause marketing campaigns in recent memory? Here are five of the worst pinkwashing examples…

Perceive and Build a Better Reality: Making Failed Systems Successful

A former "economic hit man," who convinced governments to forfeit their resources to multinational companies, explains how perception can be used for good.

Ford Yet Another Company Dragged Into Presidential Politics

During the presidential debate, Ford Motor Co. found itself defending its business practices while Donald Trump lambasted the automaker for "outsourcing jobs to…

3p Weekend: These Partnerships Are Out to Revolutionize Transportation

This year, transportation outpaced the utility sector as America's largest carbon emitter. That demands big change. And these seven partnerships aim to deliver…

Ford Announces Mass-Produced, Fully-Autonomous Car for 2021

Says CEO Mark Fields: “Ford will be mass-producing vehicles with full autonomy, within five years. That means there will be no steering wheel,…

Ford and Jose Cuervo Partner To Make Bioplastic From Agave

Ford's initial assessments “suggest the material holds great promise due to its durability and aesthetic qualities.”

Automakers Rev Up Recycling and Sustainability Efforts

Sustainability in the auto industry is now about more than fuel economy and emissions rates. Multiple stakeholders are working to make the automotive…