Submitted by: General Motors
Categories: Corporate Social Responsibility
Posted: Jun 08, 2007 – 09:00 AM EST
DETROIT- June 8, 2007 -General Motors continues to make significant reductions in energy use and CO2 emissions, improve safety in vehicles, on the roads and in the plants, and contribute to communities all over the globe through its GM Foundation and Volunteer Plus programs. The GM 2005/2006 Corporate Responsibility Report, which is available online at www.gmresponsibility.com, documents GM performance by region and globally.
"This report focuses on our achievements as well as opportunities, as GM continues to respond to the challenges of today and the future," said Rod Gillum, Vice President for Corporate Responsibility and Diversity. "We know that GM contributes not only to the economic prosperity of the communities in which we operate, but also to the quality of the environment and the lives of the people we touch."
Here are just a few highlights from the report:
GM produced the Corporate Responsibility report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiatives guidelines, and has issued similar reports since 2000.
General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM), the world’s largest automaker, has been the annual global industry sales leader for 76 years. Founded in 1908, GM today employs about 280,000 people around the world. With global headquarters in Detroit, GM manufactures its cars and trucks in 33 countries. In 2006, nearly 9.1 million GM cars and trucks were sold globally under the following brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Daewoo, Holden, HUMMER, Opel, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn and Vauxhall. GM’s OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services. More information on GM can be found at www.gm.com