General Motors: CSR & Sustainability News

General Motors Company (GM) is a global automotive company. It develops, produces and markets cars, trucks and parts worldwide. GM also provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc. General Motors Corporation, is an American multinational automotive corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan and the world’s second-largest automaker in 2010. For the first half of 2011, GM was the world’s largest automaker.

GM Boosts STEM Education for Girls and Women

GM's CEO Mary Barra announced last week that the automaker would donate $850,000 to four non-profits in order to boost the number of…

We Test the Chevy Bolt’s Mountain Driving

Mountain driving is the ultimate electric car challenge. 3p correspondent Bill Roth decided to put the Bolt to the test on California's Santa…

Test-Driving America’s First Affordable, All-Electric Sports Car

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth took the Chevrolet Bolt for a test-drive and shares his thoughts on America's first affordable, all-electric sports car.

GM, Herman Miller Partner on Detroit Waste Diversion

GM is planning a billion-dollar office maker. And it's partnering with Herman Miller are partnering with the environmental firm Green Standards to find…

Automakers Tout Sustainability, But Want to Roll Back Emissions Standards

Automobile companies are quick to tout their sustainability credentials, including more electric vehicle rollouts. But they also want the Donald Trump administration to…

New GM-Honda Fuel Cell Mashup Sets Internet Ablaze

General Motors and Honda will collaborate to push the hydrogen economy forward with a high-volume, first-of-its-kind fuel cell manufacturing plant.

The ‘Game-Changing’ Chevy Bolt and the Race for the EV Market

The electric car industry is poised to grow exponentially, and countries around the world are vying to lead this market. The arrival of…

General Motors Rakes in Revenues From Recycling

In defiance of the convention that sustainability kills profits, General Motors says its recycling efforts generated over $1 billion in revenue since 2010…

Why These Pioneering Companies Are Already Making the Switch to GRI Standards

In a move toward integrated reporting, Solvay, General Motors and other leading companies will work together this year to pioneer the new GRI…

On the Eve of EV Chevy Bolt Rollout, GM Announces Layoffs

GM will lay off 2,000 workers at various assembly plants in Ohio and Michigan during the first quarter of next year, and will…

Twitter Chat Recap: #GM100 with GM, WWF & The Climate Group

GM, WWF, the Climate Group and TriplePundit discussed GM’s 100% renewable energy goal amidst the backdrop of Climate Week NYC. This goal, along…

GM Announces 100 Percent Renewable Power Goal

General Motors plans to go all-renewable by 2050. Read on for the details, and join us for a Twitter chat with GM on…

Chevy Bolt’s 238-Mile Range Poses Huge Challenge for Tesla

Tesla has another challenge on its hands: GM's all-electric Chevy Bolt, slated for release by the end of this year, has an EPA…

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…

GM Churns 2 Million Water Bottles Into Fleece

General Motors recycled 2 million water bottles, many of which are from Flint, into products including winter coats for the homeless.