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ON DEMAND WEBINAR: How to Accelerate and Scale Your Renewable Energy Plan

GM blueprint summarizes clean-energy strategies for companies of all sizes
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Are you interested in how companies are scaling their clean energy use?

General Motors’ global manager of renewable energy, Rob Threlkeld, and Lily Donge, principal of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewable Center, led a GreenBiz webinar on the economic opportunity in addressing climate change. Together they shared best practices to help organizations of all sizes achieve quick wins toward their renewable energy goals and scale efforts across their enterprise.

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At GM’s Lansing Assembly Plant, Biodiversity Efforts Are for the Birds

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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.

GM Earns Perfect Score on Equality Index

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GM scored a perfect 100 on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index conducted by the Human Rights Campaign, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. 2018 makes it six years in a row with a perfect score, and 10 out of the last 11 years with a perfect score.

GM Shares Blueprint for Accelerating and Scaling Corporate Renewable Energy Plans

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General Motors has created a downloadable blueprint for accelerating and scaling a corporate renewable energy plan, intended to help companies of all sizes and industries create efficiencies, gain internal support and drive progress.

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WEBINAR: How to Accelerate and Scale Your Renewable Energy Plan

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Are you interested in how companies are scaling their clean energy use?

General Motors’ global manager of renewable energy, Rob Threlkeld, and Lily Donge, principal of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewable Center, will lead a free GreenBiz webinar on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. eastern. Together they will discuss the economic opportunity in addressing climate change and share best practices to help organizations of all sizes achieve quick wins toward their renewable energy goals and scale efforts across their enterprise.

11 GM Sites Achieve Conservation Certification

GM promotes sustainable development through biodiversity goal
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DETROIT, November 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As General Motors continues scaling its efforts to restore, protect and promote biodiversity, 11 more sites have earned Conservation Certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council. The company is using its land, resources and partnerships to help address pressing global biodiversity issues.

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - November 2017

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GM Earns Global Leadership in Water Conservation
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.
 

Inside Energy Efficiency With a GM EDF Climate Corps Fellow

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Michael Vachiraadisorn, General Motors’ Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps fellow, brought a unique perspective to the company as an MBA candidate at the University of Oregon. During his 10 weeks with GM, Michael used both his engineering background and new business acumen to bring fresh perspective on solving energy challenges.

Michael developed the following solutions.

GM Earns Global Leadership in Water Conservation

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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.

CDP develops the ranking at the request of 827 investors with assets over $100 trillion. Hundreds of companies submit their information for assessment and scoring, with 10 percent making it on the A list.

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