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Nurturing Our Habitats: Conserving More Than 5,000 Acres of Wildlife Habitats in 16 Countries

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General Motors’ biodiversity efforts focus on reducing environmental footprint, driving business value and savings, maximizing benefits for communities and supporting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal to halt biodiversity loss.

General Motors' eBike Crowdsourcing Campaign Seeks Ideas From Consumers

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Biking enthusiasts and sweat-haters rejoice – the eBike is here.

As part of General Motors’ commitment to an all-electric future, the eBike is one of the latest electrification technologies developed to give customers more freedom to move and dream beyond the traditional vehicle. The eBike is also designed to reduce congestion in crowded urban areas, offering a way for public transportation commuters to complete the final blocks to their destination.

Two innovative, integrated and connected eBikes – one folding and one compact – were recently introduced without a brand.

GM’s Toledo Transmission Receives Ohio EPA’s Top Environmental Stewardship Award

Employee and community collaboration help drive environmental excellence
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General Motors' Toledo Transmission plant was recently recognized for excellence in environmental stewardship by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This year, the plant was awarded the Platinum Level – the highest-level award from Ohio EPA’s Encouraging Environmental Excellence Program (E3) – making General Motors one of five organizations to receive this recognition this year.

It’s Time for American Leadership in Electric Vehicles

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In a recent OpEd featured in USAToday.com, General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra calls for a National Zero Emission Vehicle (NZEV) program that would accelerate the development and customer acceptance of electric vehicles and establish the U.S. as a technology leader.

Austin Students to Design the Playground of Their Dreams With KaBOOM! and GM

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Is that a space shuttle? No, it’s a pirate ship! Oh, wait, could it be a castle? It could be any one of these and more, as KaBOOM! makes its way to Wayside Altamira Academy (AMA), to help enhance outdoor play time, imagination and fun for pre-K to fifth grade students in Austin, Texas.

General Motors Recognized for Exceptional Freight Performance

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General Motors North America was recently awarded the 2018 SmartWay Excellence Award, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) highest honor for leadership in freight performance. The award recognizes the top two percent of SmartWay Partners with superior environmental performance. This year, GM is the only original equipment manufacturer (OEM) represented on the list.

General Motors Named EPA National Top 100 Green Power User

Arlington Assembly celebrates renewable energy efforts with Cactus Flats Wind Farm dedication
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ARLINGTON, Texas, October 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – General Motors Arlington Assembly has earned a spot on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 List of the largest green power users. The plant’s No. 76 ranking in the Green Power Partnership recognizes GM’s efforts to power all its global facilities with 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.

CMS Energy Announces Operations for Northwest Ohio Wind, Providing Clean Energy to General Motors

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HAVILAND, Ohio, Oct. 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CMS Energy today celebrated Northwest Ohio Wind, a 105-megawatt wind project that will generate clean energy for General Motors for at least the next 15 years.

Northwest Ohio Wind is owned by CMS Enterprises, a subsidiary of CMS Energy that takes a leadership role in development, ownership and operation of renewable energy with its clean and lean strategy. CMS Enterprises officials celebrated the wind park’s opening today at a ceremony at Wayne Trace Junior/Senior High School that included community members.

GM Leads Way in Gender Equality

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Equileap, a leading organization providing data and insights on gender equality in the corporate sector, this week released the results of its annual global study and has ranked GM the No. 1 company in the world for gender equality in the workplace.

Orion Assembly Welcomes Back Local-built Bolt Ev for a Special Pitt Stop on Its Way to New York Climate Week

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Employees at General Motors' Orion Assembly plant recently held a homecoming ceremony for a very special Chevrolet Bolt EV. Pun intended, this locally-built EV was charged with traveling cross-country as part of the New American Road Trip, an 11-day, nearly 4,000-mile journey from the San Francisco Global Climate Action Summit to New York’s annual Climate Week.

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