General Motors’ sustainability approach enables the company to serve its customers and shareholders, increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk and improve the communities where it does business. GM summarizes its impact in its annual sustainability report at gmsustainability.com.
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DETROIT, May 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – A network of local and global businesses are collaborating with the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) to transform a long-vacant apartment complex in Detroit’s lower North End into a multi-functional community space that will become one of the most sustainable, energy-efficient buildings in Detroit.
Companies including BASF, General Motors, PPG, and others are working together to reimagine how their materials, systems, and techniques can help transform structures into showpieces of innovation and energy efficiency.
Urban agriculture is growing fast across the U.S. A new collaboration is adding an exciting element of recycling to the concept. It’s happening in Detroit, where General Motors’ local Hamtramck Assembly plant is working with the city’s nonprofit Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) to help build an occupied shipping container homestead.
The 40-feet long, eight-feet wide and 10-feet tall container home will be constructed of 85 percent scrap materials donated by General Motors. Employees will donate their time and skills to help build it.
DETROIT, April 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is collaborating with Detroit nonprofit Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) to help build the city’s first occupied shipping container homestead.