Chevrolet Carbon-Reduction Initiative

A Clean-Energy Future: The Road Ahead?

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Many environmental thought leaders have said the Chevrolet carbon-reduction initiative leaves a legacy. We asked Sue Hall, CEO of Climate Neutral Business Network, to provide insight as to what the future holds.  

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - December 2015

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Chevrolet Meets Community-Based Carbon-Reduction Goal

Chevrolet over the last five years has prevented 8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from entering the earth’s atmosphere, roughly equivalent to the COemissions from the annual energy used in every home in Detroit.

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How Campuses are Driving a Clean Energy Future in America

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Yesterday, I traveled to the White House as 218 campuses pledged support for strong outcomes at the upcoming Paris climate negotiations. Forty university and student leaders gathered at the Eisenhower Executive Building to explore how to deliver the kind of transformative leadership needed to stabilize the planet’s vital signs.

The Road to A Clean Energy Future: Chevrolet’s Inside Story

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Chevrolet’s carbon-reduction initiative established a groundbreaking goal in 2010 to invest up to $40 million to reduce 8 million metric tons CO2 through carbon projects across America. By empowering radical stakeholder conversations and collaborative partnerships which, as CEO of Climate Neutral Business Network I’ve been privileged to lead, Chevrolet discovered an unexpected – and transformative – road to a clean energy future.

Happy Retirement: 11 Reflections on the Chevrolet Carbon-Reduction Initiative

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Please join us for a retirement celebration honoring … 8 million metric tons of carbon. A little unconventional, sure. But so was the Chevrolet carbon-reduction initiative.

Back on Nov. 18, 2010, Chevrolet set a bold goal – engage communities across America in preventing 8M metric tons of carbon dioxide from entering the earth’s atmosphere. We knew it would take about five years and upwards of about $40 million, but driving a cleaner energy future is something we believe in.

The Choice to Conserve: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Prepares Students for a Diverse, Sustainable World

Through the Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign, we are supporting 11 colleges going above and beyond to combat climate change.
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At the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, we believe sustainability is important to our students, our university and our communities. That’s because the choices people make today to conserve our resources and make sustainable decisions will benefit our future quality of life.

The choice to conserve is up to all of us. UW-Stevens Point’s strategic plan, A Partnership for Thriving Communities, engages students and local communities by encouraging them to pursue balance, stability and future abundance.

USDA and Partners Complete First-of-Its-Kind Sale of Carbon Credits from Working Ranch Grasslands

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today said a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant has helped initiate a partnership that is improving the environment, creating a market for carbon credits generated on working grasslands. Chevrolet, a division of General Motors, recently purchased almost 40,000 carbon dioxide reduction tons generated on working ranch grasslands in the Prairie Pothole region of North Dakota.

Trio of Colleges Have Committed to Carbon Reduction Through Chevrolet

As college campuses get up-and-running, now is a good time to share what some students and employees are doing to make their schools more energy efficient.
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Over the past few weeks, we’ve been sharing stories of college campuses committing to reduce their carbon emissions through the Chevrolet Campus Clean Energy Efficiency Campaign.

Below is a list of the stories we’ve told to date, with more on the way.

Six Questions with Terry Pahl, Grand Valley State University

Engineer shares how employees work together to uncover the "golden nuggets" that save money and energy at the university.
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Following in the footsteps of the University of Illinois and Southern Oregon University, Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan recently became the next university to participate in Chevrolet’s Campus Clean Energy Efficiency

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