GM's Mary Barra on Sustainable Business & Moving Humanity Forward

An exclusive look at her vision for The Next 25 Years

by Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Company [recently named The Most Powerful Women in Business 2017 by Fortune ]

We can’t completely predict what our world will look like 25 years from now, but we constantly study trends so that we can anticipate the rapid changes taking place in our industry. Twenty-five years from now, it is estimated that:

Major Investors and Businesses Support Staying the Course on Strong Vehicle Rules

Investors, Ceres BICEP Network release ads and letters
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October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, 36 institutional investors with over $813 billion in assets and a network of major businesses with over $400 billion in revenue, called on the Trump administration to not weaken the current light-duty vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse-gas emissions standards. The ask comes in the form of a Washington D.C.-focused ad blitz as well as letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Developing a Global Social Impact Strategy for Toyota


Toyota partnered with FSG to develop a business-aligned social impact portfolio focused on various aspects of mobility—personal mobility, green mobility, and urban mobility.

The Spark of Innovation | Out-Innovating Hackers: Car Companies Join Forces with Booz Allen

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In the second installment of the six-part video series, “The Spark of Innovation,” Alexandra Heckler and Josh Laredo discuss how Booz Allen Hamilton became involved in the auto industry’s quest to define and understand the cyber opportunities and threats surrounding cars of today and tomorrow.

When she was six, Alexandra learned from her father how to take apart and rebuild a ’68 Corvette. “In hindsight, I think ‘my dad was trying to teach me to solve a problem,’” Alexandra recalls. “To figure out ‘what can I do to make it better?’”

Maven Launches City Car Sharing in Atlanta

Members can expand their personal mobility by reserving vehicles for hourly or daily rates
  • Fuel and insurance are included
  • No application or membership fees
  • Mobile app to locate, reserve and unlock vehicle
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  • Fuel and insurance are included
  • No application or membership fees
  • Mobile app to locate, reserve and unlock vehicle

Bloomberg Philanthropies: INDIA SMART CITIES MISSION


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Urbanization in India is occurring at a breakneck pace. Its cities are expected to grow from 340 million people in 2008 to 590 million by 2030. The speed of growth in cities poses huge challenges, but also offers big opportunities.

Car Collectors Take a Spin for Adoption

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DUBLIN, Ohio, August 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - If you’ve ever wanted to take a ride in a Lamborghini or Ferrari your chance is coming up this fall at Wendy’s Headquarters in Dublin, Ohio.

The Annual Italian Gathering, which benefits the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, is a day for Italian car lovers to take in the sights of 100 collector cars. Co-Founder Barry Boyles says this is the 11th year for the event that supports the Foundation founded by Dave Thomas, founder of Wendy’s. This year the event is September 4. Stop by from 10:00am to 4:00pm and the cost is just $10 per car.

Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Automotive Sector

Sustainability - What Matters in the Automotive Sector?
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October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Automotive Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 29 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.

The top 10 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) aspects that were determined to be material by the managements of reporting organizations in the Automotive Sector are:


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