02 May '13, 8pm

Official: GM signs Ceres declaration, says 'responding to climate change is good business'

DETROIT – General Motors is the first automaker among 40 major U.S. companies to sign a "Climate Declaration," collectively asserting that responding to climate change is good business. The campaign is organized by sustainable business advocacy group Ceres and its Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy, or BICEP, coalition. GM's participation was announced today at the Ceres Conference in San Francisco. Signers of the declaration are calling for policymakers to address climate change by promoting clean energy, boosting efficiency and limiting carbon emissions – strategies GM employs within its operations as it seeks to reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing. "We want to be a change agent in the auto industry," said Mike Robinson, GM vice president of Sustainability and Global Regulatory Affairs. "As our world faces issues like congestion and climate chan...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2013/05/02/gm-signs-ceres-decla...

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