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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Ford CSR Leverages Technology & NGOs to Deliver Health Care in India

Ford recently wrapped up a pilot project that explored rural health care access as a means to expand its corporate social responsibility (CSR)…
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The Pros and Cons of Energy Storage Systems

As we begin to move away from fossil fuels, it is important to recognize that those fuels provided two functions in one. They…
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Noble Profit Moment With John Viera, Ford

In this interview, John Viera, the Global Director of Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters at Ford Motor Company, describes the Company’s innovative Sustainable…
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Exclusive Video Interview: Ford’s Four-Level Electrification Strategy

Ford is now emerging as an auto industry leader in car electrification. Over the last 12 months, they have introduced a range of…
Ford's Go Further Brand Promise Includes Best In Class Fuel Economy

Ford’s “Go Further” Branding Strategy Anchored with CSR and Sustainability

Go Further is Ford’s branding response to this competitive landscape where consumer trust is won through integrity, not advertising hype.
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Ford Motor Company’s Sustainability Strategy for Growing Sales

Ford Motor Company's Chairman Bill Ford and CEO Alan Mulally discuss Ford’s business strategy and the role sustainability plays in it.
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Why More Automakers Must Focus on Commercial Vehicles’ Mileage Rates

Commercial vehicles' mileage will be more important for companies like Ford as they are an important slice of the pie for many automakers.
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Ford Doubles Down on Small Business Owners

Ford says of itself, "We own work." The company is betting that improvements to its commercial vehicle line-up will bolster the bottom line.
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Cars and Appliances Converge on Household Energy Savings

According to a new Ford-led collaboration called MyEnergi Lifestyle®, there are substantial opportunities to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by taking a…
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Larger Corporate Presence Now the Reality in the Sharing Economy

The rise of the sharing economy, or collaborative consumption, means it has become far more mainstream, and therefore corporations are taking an interest.
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Cutting Edge Business: The Top 10 Sustainable Design Moments of 2012

As we countdown to the new year, here are some of the top 10 moments in sustainable design during 2012.
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A Bumper Crop of Waste Diversion: Ford’s Recycling Program at 10 Years

One of Ford’s waste diversion initiatives, called the “Ford Core Recovery Program,” keeps adding new parts to the company’s recycling list.
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How Tiny Window Trim Streamlines Ford’s Supply Chain

Ford’s engineers worked with BASF to transform window switch trim in the 2013 Ford Fusion, saving money and reducing CO2 within the company's…
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How Biofuels Will Lead Transition to a Sustainable Economy

The biobased economy has enormous potential and we should not be surprised to see it carry a large share of the transition to…
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Ford’s C-MAX Energi Matches Fuel Efficiency With Performance

Ford Motor’s C-MAX Energi is a huge step forward for PHEVs--and Detroit--with its impressive performance and miles per gallon equivalent.