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ESG Highlights
Progress Toward Our Vision

$2.2 billion

investment in our Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant, which will be the first GM plant fully dedicated to the manufacturing of EVs and will support 2,200 jobs.

5 years

consecutively that GM has been the only automaker placed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America and the third time named to the DJSI World Index.

$20 billion

in capital and engineering resources will be allocated to EV and AV programs between 2020 and 2025.


of GM's owned facilities will source electricity from renewable energy by 2040 globally, and by 2030 in the U.S.

9 years

that GM has been named a U.S. EPA Energy Star® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence in Energy Management.


average annual improvement in
Cruise AV core safety metric.


of GM's automotive parts are expected to be made with sustainable materials — in partnership with our suppliers — by 2030, moving us closer to a circular economy.


reduction of cobalt used in GM’s new proprietary battery technology, Ultium.


reduction in rear-end crashes in GM vehicles equipped with Automatic Emergency Braking (or Forward Automatic Braking) with Forward Collision Alert, according to a study conducted in partnership with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.

S&P 500

GM was included on the S&P 500 ESG Index, which launched in 2019 and recognizes strong performance in environmental, social and governance factors.

CDP “A” List

GM was cited as a global leader in sustainable water management, achieving a place on CDP’s prestigious Water Security “A” List. The company also received an A- overall climate disclosure score.

Top 100

for the third consecutive year in 3BL Media’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens, which recognizes outstanding environmental, social and governance transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies.

America's Most Just Companies Forbes 2020

GM ranks first in the automotive industry three years running and placed 18th overall on this ranking of companies whose business behaviors align with priorities of the American public in environmental, social and ethical factors.

202 World's Most Ethical Companies

For the first time, GM has been named one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies for strong ethics and compliance programs, corporate citizenship and responsibility initiatives, culture of ethics, defined governance and leadership, and ethical reputation.

2020 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

For the second year, GM earned placement on Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index.