ESG Data Center

  2014 2015 2016 2017
New Car Assessment Program Top-Performing Models
(Number of models with 5-Star overall vehicle score or top overall rating out of total models tested)
United States 20 21 23
China 9 10 10
Australasia 12 12 12
South Korea 9 10 7
Asean Region 1 1
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
Adaptive Cruise Control 24 26
Safety Alert Seat 23 24
Front Pedestrian Braking 4 7
Forward or Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking 26 29
Lane Departure Warning 58 41
Side Blind Zone Alert 40 40
Rear Cross-Traffic Alert 39 39
Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning 27 30
Surround Vision 6 11
GM Safety and Noncompliance Recalls
Number of Recalls: North America 80 35 34 17
Vehicle Recall Volume: North America (in millions) 19.20 4.49 7.05 1.3
Number of Recalls: Global* 159 96 86 46
Vehicle Recall Volume: Global* (in millions) 32.85 6.95 9.36 2.0
Percentage of Recalls Involving Fewer than 10,000 Vehicles* 40 51 60 50
Workplace Safety
Sentinel Events Closed on Time*
Percent of Sentinel Events (events with fatality potential) closed on time
96.5 99.8 99.6 99.7
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 71.2
Global Calls to Action Closed on Time*
Percent of Global Calls to Action (actions required globally in response to serious incidents) closed on time.
95.8 98.6 98.2 98.8
Fatalities*
(A work-related incident resulting in death)
4 1 4 3
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)
1.18 1.15 1.5 1.59
Lost Time Injury Rate*
(Number of lost work day incidents per 200,000 work hours)
0.44 0.41 0.58 0.62

*Includes Europe

  2016 2017
Global Volume
(includes Europe)
Total Sales
(millions of units)
10,008 9,600
EV Portfolio
Global EV Volume 40,771
CO2 Emissions Avoided
(metric tons)
191,624
Gasoline Miles Displaced
(millions)
470
Global Models with Some Form of Electrification 11 13
Vehicles on the Road in the U.S. with Some Form of Electrification 241,989 304,856
Global EV Sales
(2016: U.S. Only)
Chevrolet Bolt EV 579 29,325
Chevrolet Volt 24,739 26,039
Cadillac XT5 with eAssist 15,600
Baojun E100 11,446
Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid 4,365 10,451
Buick Velite 5 8,100
GMC Sierra with eAssist 4,259
Buick LaCrosse with eAssist 765 3,381
Buick LaCrosse HEV 559
Chevrolet Silverado with eAssist 297
Cadillac CT6 Plug-In 137
Buick Regal HEV 45 49
Chevrolet Spark EV 3,035 23
TOTAL 33,528 109,666
Advanced Powertrain Technologies
(Percent of Total U.S. Volume)
Stop-Start Technology 16 41
Downsized-Turbo Engines 22 38
Advanced Transmissions 1 30
  2016 2017
Mobility Solutions
Maven Members
(2016: Maven & Express Drivers)
32,566 104,000
Maven U.S. Cities 17 17
Maven Miles Driven (millions) 104 230
Maven Reservations 42,282 114,000
Autonomous Vehicles
AV Test Vehicles 50+ 180+
4G LTE Connectivity
OnStar 4G LTE-Equipped Vehicles (millions) 5 7
  2015 2016 2017
Global Workforce by Type
Total Employees
Men 82% 81.8% 79.3%
Women 18% 18.2% 20.7%
Temporary
Men 78% 67.4% 67.5%
Women 22% 32.6% 32.5%
Managers
Men 82% 81.4% 80.1%
Women 18% 18.6% 19.9%
Nonmanagers
Men 83% 81.3% 78.9%
Women 17% 18.7% 21.1%
Employees by Employment Type
Full-Time
Men 83% 81.6% 79.1%
Women 17% 18.4% 20.9%
Part-Time
Men 46% 18.0% 87.0%
Women 54% 82.0% 13.0%
Employees by Employment Contract
Permanent
North America 72.6%
South America 11.0%
International 16.4%
Temporary
North America 65.1%
South America 33.6%
International 1.3%
Global Workforce by Gender
Female
North America 75% 76.1% 86.5%
South America 6% 5.6% 6.2%
International 8% 6.9% 7.3%
Male
North America 51% 52.6% 68.7%
South America 13% 11.7% 13.1%
International 17% 15.7% 18.2%
Top Management Positions
Men 68.4%
Women 31.6%
Technology Positions
Men 82.0%
Women 18.0%
U.S. Workforce by Type
U.S. Workforce by Age Group
Men
Under 30 10% 13.7% 12.3%
30-49 41% 43.1% 42.9%
50 and over 49% 43.2% 44.9%
Women
Under 30 12% 15.5% 13.5%
30-49 49% 34.6% 49.6%
50 and over 39% 49.8% 36.9%
Total U.S. Workforce by Age Group
Under 30 11% 14.2% 12.6%
30-49 43% 44.8% 42.8%
50 and over 46% 41.0% 44.6%
U.S. Workforce by Ethnicity
Female
White 63% 60.7% 61.3%
Black 26% 27.0% 25.3%
Asian 6% 6.6% 7.2%
Latino 5% 4.9% 5.1%
NtHw/Pclsl/American Indian/Two or More Races <1% 0.9% 1.0%
Male
White 75% 72.9% 72.8%
Black 14% 15.0% 14.3%
Asian 6% 6.3% 6.8%
Latino 5% 4.9% 5.1%
NtHw/Pclsl/American Indian/Two or More Races <1% 0.9% 1.0%
Total U.S. Workforce by Ethnicity
White 72% 69.7% 69.9%
Black 17% 18.1% 17.1%
Asian 6% 6.4% 6.9%
Latino 5% 4.9% 5.1%
NtHw/Pclsl/American Indian/Two or More Races <1% 0.9% 1.0%
U.S. Workforce by Self-Identified as Having Disability
Men 79% 76.9% 76.3%
Women 21% 23.1% 23.7%
U.S. Workforce by Self-Identified Veteran Status
Veteran
Men 90% 85.8% 88.1%
Women 10% 14.2% 11.9%
Disabled Veteran
Men 87% 88.9% 94.3%
Women 13% 11.1% 5.7%
New Hires
Total (Global) 18,622
Women (Global) 6,176
Disabled (U.S. and Brazil) 136
Veterans (U.S. Only) 448
Global Hires by Type
Global Hires by Age
Male
Under 30 61.0%
30-49 33.3%
50 and over 5.1%
Female
Under 30 57.7%
30-49 37.2%
50 and over 5.1%
Global Hires by Region
Male
North America 83.7%
South America 11.0%
International 5.3%
Female
North America 89.5%
South America 7.0%
International 3.5%
Global Hires by Gender
Men 66.8%
Women 33.2%
Global Attrition by Type
Global Attrition by Gender
Men 74.5%
Women 25.5%
Global Attrition by Age
Male
Under 30 31.3%
30-49 45.9%
50 and over 22.8%
Female
Under 30 28.3%
30-49 46.5%
50 and over 25.2%
Global Attrition by Region
Male
North America 60.2%
South America 23.5%
International 16.3%
Female
North America 86.0%
South America 7.3%
International 6.7%
Employee Hires vs. Turnover
Total 6,673
Turnover 4.9 4.7
  2016 2017
Board Composition
Director Gender
Men (6) 55% (6) 55%
Women (5) 45% (5) 45%
Director Age
50s 27.27% 36.50%
60s 45.45% 36.50%
70s 27.27% 27%
Director Tenure
1-2 Years 27.27% 18%
3-5 Years 45.45% 36%
6-8 Years 27.27% 46%
Director Ethnic Diversity
White (9) 82% (9) 82%
Latino (1) 9% (1) 9%
African American (1) 9% (1) 9%
Other
Average Age 64 Years 64 Years
Average Tenure 4 Years 5 years
Board Meetings Held 8 10
Committee Meetings Held 29 29
Board Attendance 94% 97%
  Baseline
(2010)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Energy & Emissions
Energy Intensity* (MWh/vehicle) 2.31 2.1 2.11 1.99 2 1.96
Energy Consumption Within the Organization (GJ)
Total Fuel Consumption from Nonrenewable Sources 37,356,179 35,297,119 34,444,439 30,313,931
Total Fuel Consumption from Renewable Sources 927,092 1,187,937 2,981,123 1,118,454
Total Electricity Consumption 33,092,273 32,086,922 33,364,403 29,778,155
Heating Consumption –– –– –– ––
Cooling Consumption –– –– –– ––
Steam Consumption 4,532,758 4,663,710 4,105,376 1,610,934
Electricity Sold –– –– –– 20,232
Heating Sold –– –– –– ––
Cooling Sold –– –– –– ––
Total Energy Consumption 75,908,302 73,235,689 74,895,341 62,801,243
Energy Consumption Outside of the Organization (GJ) 2,526,364 1,283,882,121
Renewable Energy (MW) 21.48 42.72 79.72 81.11 171.2 371.2
GHG Emissions Intensity (metric tons CO2e/vehicle) 0.88 0.81 0.81 0.76 0.74 0.68
Direct (Scope 1) GHG Emissions (gross direct) (metric tons CO2e) 2,054,543 2,003,265 1,848,804
Energy Indirect (Scope 2) GHG Emissions
(gross indirect) (metric tons CO2e)
5,483,117 5,799,436 4,191,893
Other Indirect (Scope 3) GHG Emissions
(gross other indirect) (metric tons CO2e)
351,844,003 320,911,918 286,310,319
Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS)(metric tons) 1.3 0.6 0.5
VOC Intensity (kg/vehicle) 3.8 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.8 2.5
VOCs (total, k-tons) 28.9 28.1 21.8
NOX (metric tons) 1,654 1,590 1,388
SOX (metric tons) 42 32 26
Water
Water Intensity* (M3/vehicle) 4.77 4.18 4.02 4.04 4.13 4.21
Water Withdrawal Source (M3)
Surface Water 2,901,697 ––
Groundwater 4,089,339 2,839,337
Rainwater 5,011 960
Wastewater –– ––
Municipal Water Supplied 35,370,819 36,652,919
Total 42,366,866 37,493,216
Water Recycled and Reused
Total Volume of Water Recycled (M3) 18,780,532 16,497,015
Percentage of Total Water Withdrawal 44 44
Water Discharge by Quality and Destination
(millions m3)
Direct Discharge (to surface water body) 16.3 13.1
Indirect Discharge (to treatment facility) 27.4 24.2
Discharge to Groundwater 0.2 0.1
Waste
Waste Intensity* (kg/vehicle) 307 260 243 265 222 229
Landfill-Free Sites 66 93 101 112 131 142
Waste by Type and Disposal Method
(k-tons to nearest whole number)
Reuse 41 467 139
Recycling 1,991 2,019 1,874
Composting 4 5 3
Recovery, Including Energy Recovery 154 72 67
Incinerating (mass burn) 13 22 23
Deep Well Injection –– –– minimal
Landfill 268 319 322
On-Site Storage minimal minimal minimal
Other (includes microwaving, enclaves, plasma processing and other treatments) 20 11 13
Green Dealerships & Other
Participating Dealers 435 528 528
Percentage of U.S. Dealers 10 13 13
Green Dealer Program Certifications 35 91 91
Biodiversity
GM Manufacturing Sites with Wildlife Habitat Certification 45 61 68

*Upon our divestiture of Opel and Vauxhall, GM used the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard, published by WBCSD and WRI as a basis for our methodology for publicly reporting GHG.

  2016 2017
Employee Volunteer Activities
Volunteer Hours 110,000 161,508
Volunteers 12,000 18,501
Nonprofits/Groups Impacted 148 266
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