GM Social Impact

GM's global social impact strategy promotes economic growth around the world. This strategy will advance STEM education, improve vehicle and road safety and build sustainable communities, with a special focus where GM has business units and employee presence around the world.

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Social Impact & Volunteering

Ventec Life Systems and GM Partner to Mass Produce Critical Care Ventilators in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
Ventec Life Systems announced today General Motors will build VOCSN critical care ventilators at GM’s Kokomo, Indiana manufacturing facility with FDA-cleared ventilators scheduled to ship as soon as next month.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

General Motors Named One of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute
General Motors has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies. GM is one of only four honorees in the automotive industry and the only automotive original equipment manufacturer.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

GM Leads the Automotive Industry as One of America’s Most JUST Companies
General Motors has been named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for 2020 according to Forbes and JUST Capital. GM was ranked No. 1 among automobile and parts companies for the third year in a row and No. 18 overall.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

GM Named to CR Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2019
Corporate Responsibility Magazine has named General Motors to its 20th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies. GM is ranked No. 24 for 2019. This is the third year in a row that GM is ranked in the top 100.

Events, Media & Communications

Enel to Sell Power From Its First Wind Farm in U.S. State of Illinois to Bloomberg and General Motors
Enel, through its US renewable company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), started construction of the 185 MW HillTopper, its first wind farm in the US state of Illinois. The new wind project is supported by two long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) to sell portion of its power to Bloomberg LP and General Motors.

Environment

Urban Gardens Grow Detroit Communities
Detroit’s urban garden scene continues to grow in impact, bringing neighbors together and supporting the underprivileged with access to healthy produce. General Motors contributed a small part in fueling this movement through the donation of its steel shipping crates repurposed as raised garden beds. Five years later, 2,000 of the automaker’s crates are home to plantings in 33 different gardens.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

GM Makes the Most JUST Companies List
General Motors was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that analyzes and ranks companies based on the priorities of the American people. GM is the only automaker on the list.

Social Impact & Volunteering

GM Employees Help Texas and Puerto Rico Recover
When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico a little over a month ago, GM engineers mobilized to help the U.S. island territory. Hundreds of GM employees donated more than 12 tons of goods including batteries, solar cellphone chargers and lights, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, bottled water, baby formula and canned foods.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Chevrolet Proudly Partners With American Cancer Society for Seventh Year in the Battle Against Breast Cancer
For the seventh consecutive year, Chevrolet and General Motors employees, dealers and customers are joining in the fight against breast cancer by proudly supporting the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® walks.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

GM Celebrates Volunteerism With 6th Annual teamGM Cares Week
More than 5,000 General Motors employees will donate time and talent to more than 225 community service projects across the United States during the company’s sixth annual teamGM Cares Week Sept. 11-15.

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