ESG Data Center

2015 2016 2017 2018
Global Deployment of Advanced Safety Technologies (Number of models with these technologies available or as standard equipment out of total models)
Forward Collision Alert 61 56 49
Adaptive Cruise Control 24 26 24
Safety Alert Seat 23 24 23
Front Pedestrian Braking 4 7 17
Forward or Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking 26 29 32
Lane Departure Warning 58 41 16
Side Blind Zone Alert 40 40 44
Rear Cross-Traffic Alert 39 39 36
Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning 27 30 33
Surround Vision 6 11 22
GM Safety and Noncompliance Recalls
Number of Recalls: North America 39 36 18 29
Vehicle Recall Volume: North America (in millions) 90 7.06 1.42 2.18
Number of Recalls: Global 106 90 48 51
Vehicle Recall Volume: Global (in millions) 7.48 9.42 2.06 4.23
Percentage of Recalls Involving Fewer than 10,000 Vehicles* 56 62 54 55
Workplace Safety
Sentinel Events Proactive
Percent of Sentinel Events detected as Unsafe Acts/Conditions and that did not result in an incident
53.0 57.0 70.6 65.5
Global Calls to Action Closed on Time
Percent of Global Calls to Action (actions required globally in response to serious incidents) closed on time.
98.6 98.2 98.8 99.9
Fatalities
(A work-related incident resulting in death)
1 4 3 0
Recordable Incident Rate
(Number of incidents that resulted in injuries or illnesses that required medical treatment beyond simple first aid treatment per 200,000 work hours)
1.15 1.50 1.59 1.36
Lost Time Injury Rate – Employees
(Number of lost work day incidents per 1,000,000 work hours)
2.48 3.5 4.0 3.05
Lost Time Injury Rate – Contractors
(Number of lost work day incidents per 1,000,000 work hours)
0.56 0.56 0.32 0.25
2016 2017 2018
Global Volume (includes Europe)
Total Sales (millions of units) 10,008 9,600 8,400
EV Portfolio
Global EV Volume 40,771 61,473
CO2 Emissions Avoided (metric tons) 191,624 289,216
Gasoline Miles Displaced (millions) 470 707
Global Models with Some Form of Electrification 11 13 12
Vehicles on the Road in the U.S. with Some Form of Electrification 241,989 304,856 350,604
Global EV Sales
(2017: U.S. Only)
Chevrolet Bolt EV 579 29,325 29,473
Chevrolet Volt 24,739 26,039 24,976
Baojun E100 11,446 30,000
Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid 4,365 10,451 4,522
Buick Velite 5 8,100 2,901
GMC Sierra with eAssist 4,259 3,918
Buick LaCrosse with eAssist 765 3,381 5,868
Buick LaCrosse HEV 559 2,325
Chevrolet Silverado with eAssist 297 6,270
Cadillac CT6 Plug-In 137 1,332
Buick Regal HEV 45 49 1,794
Ampara-e 2,000
TOTAL 33,528 109,666 115,379
Advanced Powertrain Technologies (Percent of Total U.S. Volume)
Stop-Start Technology 23 42 57
Downsized-Turbo Engines 24 39 38
Advanced Transmissions 20 32 47
2016 2017 2018
Mobility Solutions
Maven Members 32,566
(Maven & Express Drivers)
104,000 186,000
Maven U.S. Cities 17 17 17
Maven Miles Driven (millions) 104 230 414
2015 2016 2017 2018
Global Workforce by Type
Total Employees
Men 82% 81.8% 79.3% 78.6%
Women 18% 18.2% 20.7% 21.4%
Temporary
Men 78% 67.4% 67.5% 64.7%
Women 22% 32.6% 32.5% 35.3%
Managers
Men 82% 81.4% 80.1% 79.6%
Women 18% 18.6% 19.9% 20.4%
Nonmanagers
Men 83% 81.3% 78.9% 77.9%
Women 17% 18.7% 21.1% 22.1%
Employees by Employment Type
Full-Time
Men 83% 81.6% 79.1% 78.2%
Women 17% 18.4% 20.9% 21.8%
Part-Time
Men 46% 18.0% 87.0% 85.9%
Women 54% 82.0% 13.0% 14.1%
Employees by Employment Contract
Permanent
North America 72.6% 75.3%
International 16.4% 24.7%
South America 11.0%
Temporary
North America 65.1% 71.4%
International 1.3% 28.6%
South America 33.6%
Global Workforce by Gender
Female
North America 75% 76.1% 86.5% 87.7%
International 8% 6.9% 7.3% 12.3%
South America 6% 5.6% 6.2%
Male
North America 51% 52.6% 68.7% 71.7%
International 17% 15.7% 18.2% 28.3%
South America 13% 11.7% 13.1%
Top Management Positions
Men 68.4% 80.1%
Women 31.6% 21.6%
Technology Positions
Men 82.0% 82.0%
Women 18.0% 18.0%
U.S. Workforce by Type
U.S. Workforce by Age Group
Men
Under 30 10% 13.7% 12.3% 12.1%
30-49 41% 43.1% 42.9% 43.0%
50 and over 49% 43.2% 44.9% 45.0%
Women
Under 30 12% 15.5% 13.5% 13.1%
30-49 49% 34.6% 49.6% 49.4%
50 and over 39% 49.8% 36.9% 37.5%
Total U.S. Workforce by Age Group
Under 30 11% 14.2% 12.6% 12.3%
30-49 43% 44.8% 42.8% 44.6%
50 and over 46% 41.0% 44.6% 43.0%
U.S. Workforce by Ethnicity
Female
White 63% 60.7% 61.3% 60.8%
Black 26% 27.0% 25.3% 25.5%
Asian 6% 6.6% 7.2% 7.4%
Latino 5% 4.9% 5.1% 5.3%
NtHw/Pclsl/American Indian/Two or More Races <1% 0.9% 1.0% 1.0%
Male
White 75% 72.9% 72.8% 72.2%
Black 14% 15.0% 14.3% 14.3%
Asian 6% 6.3% 6.8% 7.1%
Latino 5% 4.9% 5.1% 5.3%
NtHw/Pclsl/American Indian/Two or More Races <1% 0.9% 1.0% 1.0%
Total U.S. Workforce by Ethnicity 
White 72% 69.7% 69.9% 69.2%
Black 17% 18.1% 17.1% 17.2%
Asian 6% 6.4% 6.9% 7.2%
Latino 5% 4.9% 5.1% 5.3%
NtHw/Pclsl/American Indian/Two or More Races <1% 0.9% 1.0% 1.0%
U.S. Workforce by Self-Identified as Having Disability
Men 79% 76.9% 76.3% 74.0%
Women 21% 23.1% 23.7% 26.0%
U.S. Workforce by Self-Identified Veteran Status
Veteran
Men 90% 85.8% 88.1% 88.2%
Women 10% 14.2% 11.9% 11.8%
Disabled Veteran
Men 87% 88.9% 94.3% 92.9%
Women 13% 11.1% 5.7% 7.1%
New Hires
Total (Global) 18,622 18,310
Women (Global) 6,176 6,090
Disabled (U.S. and Brazil) 136 100
Veterans (U.S. only) 448 333
Global Hires by Type
Global Hires by Age
Male
Under 30 61.0% 61.3%
30-49 33.3% 33.1%
50 and over 5.1% 5.6%
Female
Under 30 57.7% 53.8%
30-49 37.2% 40.8%
50 and over 5.1% 5.5%
Global Hires by Region
Male
North America 83.7% 82.6%
International 5.3% 17.4%
South America 11.0%
Female
North America 89.5% 89.7%
International 3.5% 10.3%
South America 7.0%
Global Hires by Gender
Men 66.8% 66.7%
Women 33.2% 33.3%
Global Attrition by Type
Global Attrition by Gender
Men 74.5% 74.8%
Women 25.5% 25.2%
Global Attrition by Age
Male
Under 30 31.3% 39.2%
30-49 45.9% 33.8%
50 and over 22.8% 27.0%
Female
Under 30 28.3% 44.2%
30-49 46.5% 18.0%
50 and over 25.2% 37.8%
Global Attrition by Region
Male
North America 60.2% 62.3%
International 16.3% 37.3%
South America 23.5%
Female
North America 86.0% 84.2%
International 6.7% 15.8%
South America 7.3%
Employee Hires vs. Turnover
Total 6,673 6,760
Total Turnover Rate 4.9% 4.7% 6.2%
Volunteer Turnover Rate 4.8%
2016 2017 2018
Board Composition
Director Gender
Men (6) 55% (6) 55% (5) 45%
Women (5) 45% (5) 45% (6) 55%
Director Age
50s 27.27% 36.50% 55%
60s 45.45% 36.50% 36%
70s 27.27% 27.00% 9%
Director Tenure
1-2 Years 27.27% 18% 28%
3-5 Years 45.45% 36% 36%
6-8 Years 27.27% 46% 36%
Director Ethnic Diversity
White (9) 82% (9) 82% (10) 91%
Latino (1) 9% (1) 9% 0%
African American (1) 9% (1) 9% (1) 9%
Average Age 64 Years 64 years 62 Years
Average Tenure 4 Years 5 years 4.8 Years
Board Meetings Held 8 10 10
Committee Meetings Held 29 29 29
Board Attendance 94% 97% 96%
Baseline
(2010)
2015 2016 2017 2018
Energy & Emissions
Energy Intensity (MWh/vehicle) 2.31 1.99 2.00 1.96 2.01
Energy Consumption Within the Organization (in GJ)
Total Fuel Consumption from Nonrenewable Sources 35,297,119 34,444,439 30,313,931 30,069,475
Total Fuel Consumption from Renewable Sources 1,187,937 2,981,123 1,118,454 1,100,142
Total Electricity Consumption 32,086,922 33,364,403 29,778,155 29,721,928
Heating Consumption
Cooling Consumption
Steam Consumption 4,663,710 4,105,376 1,610,934 2,124,961
Electricity Sold 20,232
Heating Sold
Cooling Sold
Total Energy Consumption 73,235,689 74,895,341 62,801,243 63,016,506
Energy Consumption Outside of the Organization
(in GJ)
2,526,364 1,283,882,121 0
Renewable Energy (MW) 21.48 81.11 171.2 371.2 416
GHG Emissions Intensity (metric tons CO2e/vehicle) 0.88 0.76 0.74 0.68 0.68
Direct (Scope 1) GHG Emissions
(gross direct) (metric tons CO2e)
2,054,543 2,003,265 1,848,804 1,541,157
Energy Indirect (Scope 2) GHG Emissions
Gross location-based indirect emissions
(metric tons CO2E)
4,322,761
Gross market-based indirect emissions 3,924,338
Other Indirect (Scope 3) GHG Emissions 
(gross other indirect) (metric tons CO2e)
351,844,003 320,911,918 286,310,319 265,146,211
Emissions of Ozone-depleting Substances (ODS)
(metric tons)
1.3 0.6 0.5 0.936
VOC Intensity (metric tons/vehicle) 0.0038 0.0030 0.0028 0.0025 0.0024
VOCs (total, metric tons, in thousands) 28.9 28.1 21.8 19.8
Nox (metric tons) 1,654 1,590 1,388 26
Sox (metric tons) 42 32 26 1,385
Water Withdrawal
Water Intensity (M3/vehicle) 4.77 4.04 4.13 4.21 4.24
Total Water Withdrawal by Source (megaliters)
Surface Water 0
Groundwater 3,265
Seawater 0
Produced Water 0
Third-party water 35,370,819 36,652,919 32,585
Total water withdrawal from all areas with water stress, by source (megaliters) 4,273
Surface Water 0
Groundwater 0.86
Seawater 0
Produced Water 0
Third-party water 3,412
Total water withdrawal by source
Freshwater (≤1,000 mg/L Total Dissolved Solids) 3,412
Other water (>1,000 mg/L Total Dissolved Solids) 0.86
Water Discharge
Water Discharge by Destination (megaliters)
Surface Water 11,451
Groundwater 119
Seawater 0
Third-party water 22,548
Total water discharge, by category* (megaliters)
Freshwater (≤1,000 mg/L Total Dissolved Solids) 11,451
Other water (>1,000 mg/L Total Dissolved Solids) 0
Total water discharge to all areas with water stress, by category*
Freshwater (≤1,000 mg/L Total Dissolved Solids) 0
Other water (>1,000 mg/L Total Dissolved Solids) 0
*Accounts only for direct surface water discharges from GM facilities globally.
Water Consumption
Total water consumption from all areas (megaliters) 10,738
Total water consumption from all areas with
water stress (megaliters)
1,104
Waste
Waste Intensity (kg/vehicle) 307 265 222 229 225
Landfill-Free Sites 66 112 131 142 137
Waste by Type and Disposal Method
(k-tons to nearest whole number)
Reuse 41 467 139 86
Recycling 1,991 2,019 1,874 1,750
Composting 4 5 3 7
Recovery, Including Energy Recovery 154 72 67 102
Incinerating (mass burn) 13 22 23 23
Deep Well Injection minimal
Landfill 268 319 322 317
On-Site Storage minimal minimal minimal 0
Other (includes microwaving, enclaves, plasma processing and other treatments) 20 11 13 24
Biodiversity
GM Manufacturing Sites with Wildlife
Habitat Certification
45 61 72 76
2016 2017 2018
Employee Volunteer Activities
Volunteer Hours 110,000 161,508 187,315
Volunteers 12,000 18,501 17,629
In-kind donations (in millions) $3.2
People served through grants (in millions) 1.4