GM Sustainability Newsletter

This is the General Motors monthly corporate responsibility newsletter where we share news from the past month that ties into our corporate responsibility practices.

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General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - December 2017
It all started in 2004 with a nature habitat initiative at GM’s Lansing Delta Township site in Michigan. With help from numerous NGOs, community and supplier partners over the next couple of years, the LDT site established a wildlife habitat. The project included more than 20 acres of diverse woodlands, 40 acres of restored prairie, and 15 acres of wetlands. It was the first GM site to earn Wildlife Habitat Council certification in 2006.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - November 2017
Managing company water in a sustainable way can drive both business and community value. CDP, a nonprofit global environmental disclosure platform, listed GM on its Water A-List for effective water management practices implemented around the world.

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General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - September/October 2017
GM announced how it is executing on a major element of its vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion, recently announced by GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra. In the next 18 months, GM will introduce two new all-electric vehicles based off learnings from the Chevrolet Bolt EV. They will be the first of at least 20 new all-electric vehicles that will launch by 2023.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - August 2017
Nearly 100 GM facilities participated in World Environment Day, an observation established by the United Nations. This year’s theme: “connect people to nature.” While all of GM’s manufacturing sites conduct at least one environmental outreach activity a year, this is the second time GM rallied its teams to measure its collective impact within roughly the same period.

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General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - July 2017
GM’s chief talent officer, Michael Arena, knows the power of culture and employees. In an industry that is poised for radical disruption, like automotive, it is critical to disrupt the way employees work to not only keep pace with start-ups, but to transform veteran companies.

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General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - June 2017
General Motors’ sustainability approach enables the company to serve its customers and shareholders, increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk and improve the communities where it does business.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - May 2017
GM earned the 2017 EPA ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.

Environment

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - April 2017
Through its Do Your Part program, GM is turning recycled water bottles into car parts, air filters, and insulation for coats for the homeless. In this video, GM's global manager of waste reduction, John Bradburn, explains how the process works.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - March 2017
Chevrolet Bolt EV is 2017 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award – Best Car of the Year
The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV won the Motor Week Driver’s Choice Best of the Year award, accepted by Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers Marketing Director, Steve Majoros. The Bolt EV was praised for its long range, styling and price.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

As Seen on The Guardian: UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Help Businesses Make an Impact
The United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) need governments, businesses and civil society to work in tandem to battle poverty, hunger, poor health and education, climate change, inequality, and sustainability. Businesses especially have provided much-needed resources to move the needle since the goals were ratified in early 2015.

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