Ford Motor Company, World Headquarters Division:
Step 1 - Make Commitment
At more than 100 years old, Ford Motor Company is one of the largest U.S. based motor vehicle manufacturers. A publicly traded company based in Michigan, Ford's product line includes cars, trucks and automotive financial services. Ford employs more than 280,000 people worldwide. Their business partners include dealers and more than 11,000 suppliers.
Industrial Partner Since 2001
Awards & Recognition
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- Partner of the Year - Energy Management(2006,2007)
- Sustained Excellence(2008,2009,2010,2011)
Ford Motor Company, World Headquarters Division
One American Road
Dearborn, MI 48126-2798
1: Make Commitment
Executive Leadership Sets the Tone
When Ford escalated their energy management program, they wanted to be certain that all employees were aware of its importance. To demonstrate senior management's commitment, Ford's CEO gave an address directed to all employees about how Ford's profitability is tied to sustainability. In this briefing, he highlighted energy as a key component of Ford's corporate sustainability strategy and specifically spoke about Ford's progress in using renewable energy sources and improving manufacturing process efficiency. Ford's CEO also stated Ford's commitment to reducing facility energy consumption as a means to reduce CO2 emissions. This senior level commitment has help Ford's energy program to succeed; in 2005 energy savings reduced CO2 emissions by 225,200 metric tons.
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