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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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Why a Car Company has a Pollinator Program
GM is committed to using its lands to increase and promote native biodiversity – and it encourages other companies to do it, too. Presenting at the Electric Power Research Institute Conference, Sue Kelsey, GM’s global biodiversity program manager, shared benefits of making commitments related to sustainable growth. Below is an illustration of her comments, drawn by ...
Jul 5, 2017 11:30 AM ET
Focus on Culture, Collaboration and Creativity to Drive Corporate Sustainability
For Bridget Burnell, GM’s manager of environmental sustainability initiatives, sustainability is more than just her job – it’s personal. She spent much of her childhood on her grandfather’s 60-acre tree farm, going for walks around the property as her “Grandad” called out to birds and pointed out animal tracks. He passed down a love and respect for the environment that Burnell channels...
Jun 8, 2017 1:30 PM ET
GM Employees to Plant 25,000 Hardwood Trees in the U.S.
The national nonprofit Living Lands & Waters began its MillionTrees Project in 2007 by collecting and planting acorns. The group harvests the growing saplings and partners with communities and companies like General Motors to meet its ambitious goal – growing 1 million trees across the United States....
Apr 28, 2017 12:45 PM ET
Earth Week Guest Post: Reflections for New Business Leaders: Opportunity and Responsibility
Kristine Schantz, a 2016 graduate of the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute, reflects on the essential impact her classmates will need to make as they reenter the workforce to ensure a sustainable future for their businesses and our planet.  The expectations of business are continuing to expand. Yesterday’s commitment to maximizing shareholder value is today’s commitment...
Apr 20, 2017 4:00 PM ET
Employees Photograph Wildlife at General Motors Sites
From a parts warehouse in Talegaon, India to an Ontario assembly plant, many animals make GM lands their home. Employees take notice, capturing images for the company’s annual wildlife habitat calendar and photo contest. Last year, nearly 350 photos were submitted from sites certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council. GM is ...
Apr 6, 2017 9:15 AM ET

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