FedEx and General Motors’ BrightDrop reach major milestone in effort to electrify last-mile deliveries
MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today received its first five of an order of 500 electric Light Commercial Vehicles (eLCVs) from BrightDrop, the new electric delivery and logistics business from General Motors (GM). The introduction of BrightDrop’s all-electric, zero-tailpipe emissions vehicles into the FedEx fleet is an important step in the company’s goal to take its global operations carbon neutral by 2040.
Tuition-free program offers executive education, training, mentorship to Detroit’s small business owners
August 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - General Motors, the National Business League, and Comerica Bank have partnered with Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) to offer a free executive education and virtual training program designed to help strengthen and grow Detroit’s Black-owned small businesses.
January 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ceres released the following response to General Motors announcement that it would commit to the Business Ambition Pledge for 1.5 degrees Celsius, to be carbon neutral by 2040, and to comply with interim Science Based Targets for its products and operations.
Carol Lee Rawn, senior director of transportation at Ceres, said:
Fire hoses from Flint Metal Center are repurposed as toys for monkeys, tigers and river otters
FLINT, Mich., January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – A colony of spider monkeys, an endangered Amur tiger and a family of North American river otters are enjoying a new set of toys and enrichment items thanks to General Motors and the Flint Metal Center.
Chevrolet trucks and SUVs will support frontline fire response and recovery in communities in need
SACRAMENTO, Calif., December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The California Fire Foundation today announced it is delivering 10 new Chevrolet trucks and SUVs donated by General Motors to local fire departments in need across the state.
One million face masks distributed to new state testing lab, schools and homeless shelters will help support health and safety of Californians; GM to provide funding for 5,000 flu vaccines available to Californians in need
One million face masks distributed to new state testing lab, schools and homeless shelters will help support health and safety of Californians
GM to provide funding for 5,000 flu vaccines available to Californians in need
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.