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GM Resource Preservation

Updates on how GM is helping to preserve natural resources and enhance habitats surrounding its facilities.

For more information on GM’s commitment to resource preservation, visit its sustainability report and environmental blog.

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General Motors Highlights Water Management and Reuse Efforts in Mexico
As a company committed to reducing water intensity across its global operations by 15 percent by 2020, General Motors is constantly looking for innovative ways to conserve water and increase efficiencies. This mindset has led the automaker to adopt a circular economy approach to maximizing water reuse in water-stressed regions, such as Mexico.     In 2008, General Motors’ San Luis...
Mar 28, 2018 1:15 PM ET
GM Named to CDP Supplier Water A List
Water management is core to making GM’s global operations more efficient. It includes working towards the goal of reducing water intensity by 15 percent by 2020, from a 2010 baseline. It also includes improving supply chain engagement in water use globally. In the recent study by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform, GM was awarded a position on the...
Feb 2, 2018 9:30 AM ET
Peacocks, Vipers and Honey Bees Star in GM’s 2018 Wildlife Habitat Calendar
Nearly 300 photos of flora and fauna taken by General Motors employees around the globe were submitted for the company’s annual Wildlife Habitat Calendar contest. The program highlights the plants and animals that call GM’s industry-leading...
Jan 18, 2018 10:40 AM ET
At GM’s Lansing Assembly Plant, Biodiversity Efforts Are for the Birds
It all started in 2004 with a nature habitat initiative at GM’s Lansing Delta Township site in Michigan. With help from numerous NGOs, community and supplier partners over the next couple of years, the LDT site established a wildlife habitat. The project included more than 20 acres of diverse woodlands, 40 acres of restored prairie, and 15 acres of wetlands. It was the first GM site to earn...
Nov 17, 2017 9:30 AM ET
11 GM Sites Achieve Conservation Certification
DETROIT, November 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As General Motors continues scaling its efforts to restore, protect and promote biodiversity, 11 more sites have earned Conservation Certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council. The company is using its land, resources and partnerships to help address pressing global biodiversity issues....
Nov 8, 2017 10:15 AM ET

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