The Forbes JUST 100 recognizes companies doing right by all their stakeholders – workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders – as defined by the American public.
October 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Forbes and JUST Capital published the annual Forbes JUST 100, showcasing the companies doing right by all their stakeholders. GM ranked number one in the automotive industry of America’s Most JUST Companies, making this the fourth year in row that GM has been recognized for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders. GM also ranked first for environment in the automobile and parts sector.
September 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - General Motors announced today that it has received a 2020 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). For 20 years, EPA’s annual Green Power Leadership Awards have recognized America’s leading green power users for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power market. EPA presented GM with an Excellence in Green Power Use award at the 2020 Renewable Energy Markets Conference taking place virtually on September 22, 2020.
DETROIT, September 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, the Business Intelligence Group named Dane Parker, GM’s Chief Sustainability Officer, a Sustainability Hero in the 2020 Sustainability Awards program. In addition, General Motors was awarded as a Leader in Sustainability for their Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion vision for the future.
DETROIT April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Motors and DTE Energy are working together to accelerate Michigan’s transition to renewable energy with a deal to source 500,000 megawatt hours of solar energy as part of DTE’s MIGreenPower program. This follows an initial investment of 300,000 MWh of wind energy purchased by GM in February 2019, bringing the total amount to more than 800,000 MWh, or the amount of electricity consumed by more than 100,000 homes in an average year.*
DETROIT, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is proud to announce that it has received the 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR.
GM to also produce surgical masks to support frontline healthcare professionals
BOTHELL, Wash., March 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – 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. This effort is in addition to Ventec taking aggressive steps to ramp up production at their manufacturing facility in Bothell, Washington.
Additional 3,500 new EV charging plugs will provide employees even more accessibility to charge at work
DETROIT, March 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Motors is making electric vehicle charging for employees even more accessible with the addition of 3,500 new EV charging plugs throughout its U.S. and Canadian facilities. This will triple the amount of charging locations that GM currently provides.
Recognition honors companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy and strive to create positive change throughout their global communities
DETROIT, February 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Motors has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, 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. In 2020, 132 honorees were recognized spanning 21 countries and 51 industries.