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GM Renaissance Center Now Composts Food Scraps

2014-08-14

DETROIT – General Motors’ Global Headquarters, a multi-office tower complex that sends no waste to landfills, now composts food preparation scraps from its various Renaissance Center restaurant kitchens for use in urban farming initiatives throughout the city.

Chevrolet Debuts as a Top Global Green Brand

2014-06-24

DETROIT – Chevrolet makes its debut on Interbrand's 2014 Best Global Green Brands report, ranking No. 32. The report, produced by the world's leading brand consultancy...

GM Adds 3 Acres of Solar Arrays in Michigan

2014-06-24

BOSTON – General Motors is increasing its renewable energy use with 3 acres of new solar arrays at two Michigan facilities.

GM Korea Design Center Receives LEED Gold Certification

2014-06-11

The General Motors Korea Design Center here has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first automotive facility in South Korea and GM’s seventh worldwide to achieve LEED certification.

GM Outlines Efforts to Transform Transportation

2014-05-19

DETROIT – Facing an automotive industry that is unsustainable in its current form, General Motors is restructuring its global vehicle portfolio, rethinking manufacturing and collaborating with unlikely partners to advance the industry.

GM Joins U.S. Energy Department Challenge

2014-05-09

DETROIT – General Motors is joining the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge, pledging to reduce the energy intensity of its manufacturing plants and facilities by 25 percent in 10 years.

GM Plant to Help Build First Shipping Container Homestead

2014-04-30

DETROIT – 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.

Four GM Plants Repeat ENERGY STAR® Challenge

2014-04-22

DETROIT – Four General Motors plants have met the ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry voluntary energy reduction challenge for a second time, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced.

GM Protects Watersheds with Students for 25 Years

2014-04-15

General Motors this year celebrates a milestone anniversary of its signature watershed education program, GM Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN). For the 25th year, company employees will wade into waterways across the U.S. and Canada this spring and fall with about 9,000 students.

GM’s ‘Climate Declaration’ Speaks Louder than Words

2014-04-10

In the year following the Climate Declaration signing, General Motors continues to prove there is economic opportunity in tackling climate change.

GM Earns More ENERGY STAR® Awards

2014-04-03

For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized General Motors with a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy management.

GM First LEED Gold Automotive Plant in South America

2014-03-12

JOINVILLE, Brazil – General Motors’ engine plant in Joinville, Brazil has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first automotive plant in South America to become LEED Gold certified, the result of investments in sustainability when construction began two years ago.

GM Focuses on Logistics to Reduce Carbon Footprint

2013-12-18

General Motors is joining the voluntary U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Partnership, which will drive benchmarking of fuel consumption and reduction of emissions by its freight shippers and carriers with the goal of further shrinking the company’s carbon footprint.

GM Renaissance Center Sends No Waste to Landfill

2013-12-10

DETROIT – The General Motors Renaissance Center – the six-tower office complex that dominates the city’s skyline and has its own ZIP code – now recycles, reuses or converts all its daily waste to energy, diverting 5 million pounds of trash annually from landfill.

GM Announces $24-Million Landfill Gas Investment

2013-12-04

DETROIT – General Motors announced today a $24-million investment in electrical generation equipment that will allow the company to use more landfill gas at its Fort Wayne, Ind., and Orion, Mich., assembly plants.

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