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.


Big-Time Companies Hop Aboard the Climate Pledge

Thirteen well-known companies have signed President Barack Obama’s climate pledge, each promising to tackle environmental issues in its particular field. Here are their…
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Spent Chevrolet Volt Batteries to Help Power a GM Data Center

Even when a Chevrolet Volt battery can’t power the car any longer, it still has some juice left. That juice can be used…

3p Weekend: 5 Signs 2015 Is the Year of the EV

We're only a few months into the year, but all signs point to 2015 being a big one for electric vehicles. So, start…
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Modernist Icon GM Technical Center Undergoing a Gradual Green Upgrade

Little about GM's Technical Center in Warren, MI has changed, but this icon of modernist architecture has started a slow green building upgrade.
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GM Adds Wind Energy to Power Factories in Mexico

GM's 34 MW wind energy farm in Palo Alto, 325 miles (526 km) from Mexico City, will launch during the second quarter of…
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2016 Chevy Volt: The EV is Growing Up

The 2016 Chevy Volt is bigger, more powerful, yet more efficient -- boasting an electric range of 50 miles, which means it can…
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Will the Chevrolet Bolt EV Push Electric Vehicles to the Mainstream?

General Motors' Chevrolet Bolt EV, which could hit the market as soon as 2017, has the capability to transform the auto industry.
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Recycling with Purpose: Chevy Volt Battery Cases Become Duck Houses in Russia

In Warren, Michigan, Chevy Volt battery cases become duck houses that are shipped to Russia to preserve an endangered species.

Chevrolet Invests in Grasslands Conservation Carbon Credits

The first-of-its-kind grasslands conservation project brought the USDA together with ranchers, Ducks Unlimited and others in a public-private partnership that will avoid carbon…

GM Goes Batty Over New Use for 2015 Corvette ‘Glue’

GM hopes to use leftover glue from the 2015 Corvette to make stalactites for artificial bat caves, to help prevent bats from catching…
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General Motors Expands Zero-Waste Agenda Worldwide

General Motors (GM) continues to expand its global zero-waste program, inching closer to its goal of having 125 total facilities landfill-free by 2020.
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Are City Bicycle-Sharing Programs Doomed?

Are citywide bike programs doomed to fail? New York's is losing money, and in other cities such as Washington, they run in the…

3p Twitter Chats: Top 10 Tweets of Substance

Let's be honest: You'll probably spend half the weekend on social media anyhow. So, why not learn something in the process? With this…

GM Twitter Chat Recap: Transforming Transportation – #GMCSR

On July 16th, TriplePundit & Aman Singh held an hour long conversation via Twitter at #GMCSR to get to the heart of General…
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Fortune 500 Companies, NGOs Unite to Address Renewable Energy Demand

Twelve leading U.S. companies have partnered with the WWF and WRI to overcome unmet renewable energy demand, with the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles.