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.

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GM’s Recycling Devision Now Generates $1B Annually

GM recently announced that it is ramping up its zero waste goals and now generates $1 billion a year from the reuse and…
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GM Scrap Becomes Coats For Detroit’s Homeless

GM scrap ends up as the source of material for coats that keep Detroit's homeless warm during the frigid winter months.

3 Thoughts for GM While It Halts Chevy Volt Production (Again)

August was an all time record month for the Chevy Volt. Yet, apparently the sales of the Volt are still not strong enough…
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GM on Target to Meet Solar Energy Commitments

General Motors (GM) announced a commitment last year to double its solar use from its current 30 megawatts (MW) to 60 MW by…

General Motors Installs 8.15 MW Solar Array in Germany

GM's newest success is the installment of an 8.15 MW solar array on the rooftop of one of its Adam Opel AG plants…
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GM Sees No Grounds to Throw Coffee Away

GM employees, led by its manager of waste reduction John Bradburn, are doing their part to divert waste from landfill. Watch for coffee…

4 Reasons GM is Investing in Car-Sharing

It looks like GM is playing an important role in the growth of RelayRides, which announced earlier this month that it is expanding…

GM Receives Award for Waste-Management Progress

General Motors received an award for its innovative approach to waste management.
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Is GM Guilty of Funding Climate Change Denial?

Funds came from GM's foundation, not GM the car company itself. This distinction is important, since in the interests of good governance, Mr…

Why GM Needs to Recalibrate its Volt Strategy

Right now demand for the Volt is falling short of supply and as a result GM decided on Friday to suspend production of…

The New GM: New Fuels, Less Waste, More Involvement with Detroit

From the development of new urban mobility technologies, waste diversion to a commitment to greener cars, the new GM going forward is a…

The Chevrolet Volt Fire in Perspective

It was probably only a matter of time before we saw this story: An electric vehicle’s battery pack catches fire, drawing into question…

GM Boosts Carsharing with RelayRides

RelayRides allows car owners to loan out their cars and score extra cash in San Francisco and Boston, and now has an exclusive…

GM Tells College Students to be Ashamed of Biking to Class

Marketing campaigns are usually developed after research and input from the target audience, often spanning weeks and costing tens of thousands of dollars.…

Are Chevrolet’s New Carbon Offsetting Projects the Best CSR $40M Can Buy?

Chevrolet announced on Friday it is helping support 16 carbon offsetting projects across America – from biomass to wind turbines – as part of its commitment to…