A LONG-TERM VIEW
Managing our business for the long term started nearly 60 years ago, with a thoughtful, conservative approach to our operations, the responsible use of our resources and the respectful treatment of our customers, employees and communities.
LEADERSHIP FORUM ON THE FUTURE OF THE AUTOMOBILE
In 2012, at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, our Chairman and CEO Andrew C. Taylor and President of General Motors North America Mark Reuss discussed long-term solutions for sustainable mobility, along with business sustainability expert and journalist Marc Gunther.
Instilling Sustainability Throughout Our Business
We welcomed Peter Seligmann, co-founder, chairman and CEO of the environmental advocacy organization Conservation International, for an exclusive discussion with Lee Broughton. In an hour-long conversation with more than 100 senior leaders, Seligmann highlighted the importance of corporate initiatives that strike a balance between business value and resource conservation. The interview zeroed in on the principles and applications of sustainable business and the critical importance of practices big and small that can help secure a sustainable future for companies and communities.
UTILITY CONSUMPTION UPDATE
In 2010, we made a promise to reduce our electricity and gas consumption by 20%. Here is where we stand today.
Reduce electricity consumption and related costs by 20% over five years from 2010 baseline.