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General Motors Releases 2021 Sustainability Report Showing Accelerated Progress Toward an Equitable, All-Electric Future

2022-04-28

General Motors today released its 12th annual Sustainability Report, detailing its progress on expanding EV access, electrifying beyond the personal vehicle, and helping to ensure that climate action is equitable and inclusive as the company transitions to an all-electric future. 

Building on Commitment to Equitable Climate Action, General Motors Announces Doubling of its Climate Equity Fund

2022-02-14

Today, General Motors announced it will expand on its philanthropic commitment to equitable climate action by doubling its Climate Equity Fund, dedicating a total of $50 million to help close equity gaps in the transition to electric vehicles and other sustainable technology. This is in addition to the company's commitment to invest $35 billion globally in EV and AV programs, research, technology, manufacturing and charging infrastructure.

GM Joins Initiative to Certify Sustainability and Human Rights in EV Supply Chain

2021-11-30

Today, General Motors announced it has joined the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA), adding another element to company programs that support the sustainability and human rights of the EV supply chain.

GM Set to Reach 100 Percent Renewable Energy in the U.S. 5 Years Ahead of Schedule

2021-09-30

Today, General Motors announced that it plans to source 100 percent renewable energy to power its U.S. sites by 2025 – five years earlier than previously announced, and 25 years ahead of its initial target that was set in 2016. By accelerating its renewable energy goal, GM aims to avoid 1 million metric tons of carbon emissions that would have been produced between 2025 and 2030.

Building on Ambitious EV Strategy, General Motors Calls for ‘Equitable Climate Action’ and Launches New Fund Aimed at Advancing Climate Equity

2021-06-29

Today, GM Chair and CEO Mary Barra expanded on GM’s previous climate commitments, declaring the company would prioritize equitable climate action to help ensure its all-electric future is inclusive for its current and future workforce; customers; and communities that may be more likely to disproportionately experience the effects of climate change.

General Motors and Shell Offer Renewable Energy Solutions to U.S. Homeowners, EV Owners and Suppliers

2021-06-23

General Motors and Shell, through its wholly owned subsidiary MP2 Energy, LLC (“Shell”), are collaborating to provide comprehensive energy solutions programs to GM’s customers and supply chain partners, including fixed-rate home energy plans backed by 100 percent renewable energy resources.

General Motors Releases Annual Sustainability Report, Setting Baseline for Accelerated Goals

2021-04-30

General Motors today released its 11th annual Sustainability Report, providing an overview of the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance in 2020, and outlining new environmental sustainability goals for the next chapter of GM’s work toward a zero-emissions future.

General Motors Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award for the 10th Year

2021-04-13

General Motors announced today that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for the 10th year.

General Motors Expands Commitment to Responsible Water Management

2021-03-22

General Motors plans to reduce water intensityⁱ of its operations by 35 percent by 2035, compared to a 2010 baseline, which could result in enough savings to fill about 4,254 Olympic-sized swimming pools. The automaker has also signed the CEO Water Mandate – a UN Global Compact initiative – joining other global business leaders to address key challenges around water security and further aligning to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Ethisphere Names General Motors One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for Second Year in a Row

2021-02-26

General Motors has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

General Motors and DTE Energy are Making Michigan a Clean Energy Powerhouse

2020-04-20

General Motors and DTE Energy are working together to accelerate Michigan’s transition to renewable energy with a deal to source 500,000 megawatt hours of solar energy as part of DTE’s MIGreenPower program. This follows an initial investment of 300,000 MWh of wind energy purchased by GM in February 2019, bringing the total amount to more than 800,000 MWh, or the amount of electricity consumed by more than 100,000 homes in an average year.*

General Motors and Honda to Jointly Develop Next-Generation Honda Electric Vehicles Powered by GM’s Ultium Batteries

2020-04-02

General Motors and Honda have agreed to jointly develop two all-new electric vehicles for Honda, based on GM’s highly flexible global EV platform powered by proprietary Ultium batteries. The exteriors and interiors of the new EVs will be exclusively designed by Honda, and the platform will be engineered to support Honda’s driving character.

General Motors Earns 2020 Energy Star® Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award

2020-03-31

General Motors is proud to announce that it has received the 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR.

GM Reveals New Ultium Batteries and a Flexible Global Platform to Rapidly Grow its EV Portfolio

2020-03-04

Starting today, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is gathering hundreds of employees, dealers, investors, analysts, media and policymakers to share details of its strategy to grow the company’s electric vehicle (EV) sales quickly, efficiently and profitably.

GM Continues to Facilitate EV Adoption, Tripling Employee Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Availability Across U.S. and Canada

2020-03-03

General Motors is making electric vehicle charging for employees even more accessible with the addition of 3,500 new EV charging plugs throughout its U.S. and Canadian facilities. This will triple the amount of charging locations that GM currently provides.

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