GM Resource Preservation

GM Resource Preservation

Updates on how GM is helping to preserve natural resources and enhance habitats surrounding its facilities.

For more information on GM’s commitment to resource preservation, visit its sustainability report and environmental blog.

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General Motors Engineers Apply own Methods to Reduce Urban Blight
As a part of their 2014 business plan, General Motors’ manufacturing engineering team outlined an objective to support both the community and GM’s sustainability initiatives. The team was committed to fulfilling that goal in a way that could also be used as a team-building event for their large department of approximately 90 people. Enter Hantz Farms, whose work in Detroit has been...
Aug 11, 2014 11:20 AM ET
Girl Scouts Swoop in to Save Bluebirds in GM Plant Community
There are a number of things that have contributed to the decline of the bluebird population in the United States. Forest clearings. Competition from other birds for nests. Because they feast on insects found in grassy areas, bluebirds prefer to nest in trees that give them a vantage point for their next meal. But as those trees begin to disappear, so too have the...
Jun 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET
Every Day is World Environment Day at GM Facilities Around the Globe
Here at GM, our more than 219,000 employees around the globe are dedicated to improving the communities where they work and live. In honor of World Environment Day, we are sharing the story of their positive contributions and actions in keeping our planet healthy. In the last year alone, more than 100 activities have been organized by employees in our facilities around the world...
Jun 5, 2014 2:00 PM ET
GM Plants Give Back During Earth Week
During Earth Week in April, many of our facilities coordinated efforts with employees to give back to the environment. Activities ranged from planting flowers to cleaning up the highway. We’ve captured some of their efforts below to give you a taste of how our facilities play an important role in their communities. Adopt-A-Highway Earth Day Clean Up in Saginaw...
May 14, 2014 10:35 AM ET
Operating a Company to Account for Local Issues and Global Changes: What Have We Learned?
For Earth Week, we are running guest posts from a number of influential companies and individuals in sustainability. Today's post is written by Terry Yosie, World Environment Center.  Learning in today’s modern economy starts with a recognition that disruption, speed and complexity have changed the world in which we manage our businesses and govern our societies.  These...
Apr 23, 2014 9:10 AM ET