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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
 
College Students and GM Unite to Boost Sustainability

College Students and GM Unite to Boost Sustainability

General Motors created its first Student Sustainability Advisory Council this year to begin a new dialogue on sustainability. Composed of five graduate students from MIT, Penn State, Georgia Tech, University of Michigan and Stanford, the council provides fresh perspectives on sustainability at GM. The company convenes formal stakeholder dialogues through Ceres and informally through various ... Read More
 
GM Battery Reuse Earns an Environmental Leader Top Project of the Year Award

GM Battery Reuse Earns an Environmental Leader Top Project of the Year Award

GM won an Environmental Leader Top Project of the Year Award for our Chevrolet Volt battery secondary reuse project that’s helping keep the lights on at our LEED-Gold Enterprise Data Center office in Milford, Michigan. A 74-kilowatt ground-mount solar array and two 2kW wind turbines feed the administration building’s distribution panel, where five Volt batteries work in ... Read More