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.

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Detroit Water and Sewage Department Issues Shut-Off Notices to 46,000

George McGraw believes water is a human right. Does anyone else?
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Interview: Carrie Majeske, Ford

Carrie Majeske talks about how Ford is using Big Data to improve the driving experience and advance issues of sustainability.
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Heinz and Ford to Team Up on Rolling Green Tomatoes

In what appears to be a marriage made in heaven, Heinz was looking for an innovative way to recycle and repurpose peels, stems…
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3p Google Chat with Ford Motor Co., DTE Energy Company & GE Ecomagination

TriplePundit held a Google Chat on 3/20 with Ford, DTE, and Ecomagination about the future of renewable energy and electric vehicles in the…
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Ford F-150 Pickup Truck Trail Blazes New Green Technologies

Ford is is taking another huge leap toward filling the void created by our lack of a national energy policy with the launch…
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Ford: Top 10 Trends Shaping the World in 2014

Ford's team of futurists reveals the big trends it thinks will shape consumer behavior in 2014.
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Women in CSR: Meghan Chapple-Brown, George Washington University

Meghan Chapple-Brown, Director for the Office of Sustainability, George Washington University, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in…
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Chevy Volt Price Drop Hints At New Opportunity for Clean Fleets

GM announces that the price of the 2014 Chevy Volt will drop by $5,000, creating new "green fleet" opportunities for vehicle fleet owners…
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Should GM Lose Sleep Over Tesla?

GM CEO Dan Akerson told Bloomberg last week the company is taking a look at Tesla Motors to gauge the Silicon Valley EV…
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GM and Honda Join Forces on Fuel Cell Vehicles

General Motors and Honda have decided to pool their considerable resources to bring a commercially viable fuel-cell vehicle to market by the end…
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Ford Trends 2013: Opening the Highways to All Mankind

The purpose of last week's conference was to discuss global mega-trends affecting brands, consumers, and institutions. Influential thinkers from Steve Wozniak to Seth…
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‘Sustainable’ German Auto Companies Lobby to Stop EU Climate Regulation

Heavy lobbying from the German automobile industry caused German Chancellor Angela Merkel to oppose new EU carbon regulation. It was pretty interesting to…
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World Wildlife Fund Focuses on Packaging

Erin Simon of WWF believes that when packaging is viewed as part of the whole, not a single issue, companies can better develop…
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An Almost “Eco” Architectural and Automotive Tour of Detroit

While TriplePundit was in Michigan last week, we had an opportunity to drive a 2014 Ford Escape around Detroit for individual architectural tours.
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Strategies for Taking Control of Our Constantly Connected Lives

The positive impact that constant digital connectivity may have on our lives has to be weighed against the potential for the overload and…