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GM Builds Vehicles and Biodiversity at Its Facilities

GM Builds Vehicles and Biodiversity at Its Facilities

2016-11-02, DETROIT — General Motors is supporting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal to halt biodiversity loss by developing wildlife habitats at its sites around the world. From helping protect honeybees with pollinator gardens or designating no-mow zones to grow grassland habitats, GM is demonstrating the role business can play in advancing sustainable ecosystems. The ... Read More
 
Energy-Efficient Operations Save GM $73 Million in 2016

Energy-Efficient Operations Save GM $73 Million in 2016

DETROIT, October 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The installation of 186,000 LED bulbs and fixtures is one of many steps helping General Motors save $73 million in energy costs in 2016. Global efforts to increase energy efficiency play a significant part in GM’s goal of meeting the electricity needs of its worldwide operations with 100 percent renewable energy by ... Read More
 
GM China Engages Suppliers in Energy Projects that Saved $1.3M

GM China Engages Suppliers in Energy Projects that Saved $1.3M

General Motors China engaged eight of its parts suppliers in a yearlong “Green Supply Chain” initiative designed to reduce energy consumption. The suppliers implemented 64 projects that resulted in emissions and facility noise reductions, as well as optimized lighting and energy management system improvements. Altogether, these suppliers realized savings of more than 9.3 million yuan ... Read More
 
The Connection between EVs, Batteries and a Clean Grid

The Connection between EVs, Batteries and a Clean Grid

2016-09-19, GM Green: The Chevrolet Bolt EV just received an EPA-estimated range rating of 238 miles per charge. And GM just committed to meet its entire electricity needs at all of its global operations using renewable energy by 2050. The two pieces of news from the automaker go hand in hand, representing GM’s vision of ... Read More
 
GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050

GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050

DETROIT – General Motors plans to generate or source all electrical power for its 350 operations in 59 countries with 100 percent renewable energy — such as wind, sun and landfill gas — by 2050. “Establishing a 100 percent renewable energy goal helps us better serve society by reducing environmental impact,” said GM Chairman and ... Read More