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General Motors Corporation (GM)

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The General Motors Company (GM) is a manufacturer of automobiles in the U.S. with distribution in 34 countries. On June 1, 2009, the company entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, which were completed on July 10, 2009. GM has since been reorganized and is majority owned by the United States Treasury as of mid 2010. GM brands include Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn and Vauxhall.

Ticker: GM ISIN: US3704421052
Address: 300 Renaissance Center , USA , Detroit , MI , 48265 Website: General Motors Corporation (GM)
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Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

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General Motors Corporation (GM) 60 49 59 67 59
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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General Motors Corporation (GM) 75% 22% 58% 80% 72%
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General Motors Corporation (GM) 38% 49% 9% 69% 38% 58%
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General Motors Corporation (GM) 85% 84% 67% 72% 58% 82%
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.7063 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 1757.3461 NA
BSI 50 61.4087 88.4717 NA
Domicile UNITED STATES NA
Enterprise Value NA 4372.6657 NA NA
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Brand Value 2013 11.095 3511.8219 67875.2014 NA
BSI 50 62.7689 89.6275 NA
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Brand Rating 2013 BBB AA- AAA+ NA
Enterprise Value 2013 0 9325.043 435750.9811
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) 0.009 0.5494 1.07 NA
Brand Value 2014 10 3073.6318 87304 A brand strength is assessed by using our Brand Strength Index framework. This benchmarks the strength, risk and future potential of a brand relative to its competitors by assessing input measures, brand equity measures, and output performance across four
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Enterprise Value 2014 66 9538.6578 526619 NA
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Proxy voting decisions for the company http://www.calpers-governance.org/proxyvoting/proxy/ticker-results?ticker=GM NA
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0. Further Information NA NA NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA About General Motors: General Motors, one of the world’s largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 207,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in more than 120 countries NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Cnsb: (i) Changing consumer behavior could weaken the demand for our higher margin full-size pick-up trucks and sport utility vehicles, which could reduce our market share in affected markets, decrease profitability, and have a material adverse effect on NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA EUCAP: (i) Monetization of excess carbon credits represents a positive financial opportunity for our company. (ii) Based on our ability to implement energy efficiency we are able to swap maximum allowed CERs volume within 2 trading periods 2008-2012, bo NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA (i) Increased sales within the all-wheel drive market provides an opportunity to expand many of our robust vehicle segments in the marketplace with increased revenue. (ii) We are prepared to increase production as the market demand increases. (iii) The c NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA China: (i) An improvement in economic conditions in China could lead to an increase in the size of the Chinese market which could positively impact our business, driving the demand for fuel efficient, existing products. In 2011, GM and its JV partners ha NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA Yes NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 NA 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA No NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA GM believes the keys to developing sustainable transportation are energy alternatives and advanced technologies that help reduce dependency on petroleum, improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. We are pursuing several options to best meet the varied NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 6 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Dedicated budget for other emission reduction activities, Employee engagement, Partnering with governments on technology development, Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, Internal incentives/recognitio NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Vehicle Emission Standards/Carbon Taxes (VES5/EU5): (i) GM is committed to complying with all vehicle emission and fuel economy regulations. There is a significant financial risk should we not do so, both in terms of government-imposed restrictions and/ NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA (i) The Public Policy Committee of the GM Board of Directors (ii) is wholly comprised of independent directors, periodically reviews GM’s strategies and plans in the areas of advanced technology, fuel economy, and environmental performance, including glob NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Increased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA Moderately Increased NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Increase: Change in output, Decrease: Change in boundary, Increase: Emissions reduction activities NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: , Increase: , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 87 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E B A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA a) Method of Engagement (trade organization, through funding of third party) 1) General Motors engages with a diverse number of stakeholder groups, including policymakers and regulators, on a wide variety of issues, including carbon mitigation through fue NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No No Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 NA 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/64/7164/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/121611 EPA Challenge Press Release.pdf NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 6 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA GIWEA: (i) With respect to the uncertainty of physical risks associated with climate change, reductions and disruptions in production capacity can have a significant short term financial impact. (ii) GM employs a number of tools to manage such risks incl NA NA
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2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA a) Scope of Process: Types of risks and opportunities considered Energy security and efforts to address climate change present GM with both risks and opportunities. GM is exposed to current and impending regulatory risks. GM and other automakers joined P NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA a) How the business strategy has been influenced by integrating climate changeSustainability is integrated into GM’s business model. We are operating our business to continually reduce the carbon footprint of our vehicles and operations. Our energy strate NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/64/7164/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/7.EmissionsMethodology/EF Summary for GM CDP 2012.xlsx NA NA
7. Further Information NA GM is restating the 2010 GHG's baseline due to significant changes in boundaries from divestment and scope additions. GM reports GHG emissions to include both manufacturing and non-manufacturing sources. Manufacturing represents about 83% of our total e NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA USD($) NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? Aggressive energy conservation and efficiency activities reduce our European operation's Scope 1 GHG emissions. Therefore, we swap maximum allowed CERs volume within 2 trading periods 2008-2012, book surplus EUA volume of 2nd trading period for 3rd tradin NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA NA NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 NA 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 NA 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions Third party verification or assurance complete Proportion of Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.7a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 20% but less than or equal to 40% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.7b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements/Type of verification or assurance/Relevant standard/Attach the document No Response
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from biologically sequestered carbon relevant to your organization? No
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2 NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 NA 13638000
9.1. Do you have Scope 1 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
9.1a Reporting Period From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 1 metric tonnes CO2e 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/United States of America/1148119
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division NA
9.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Opel / Vauxhall Europe/219066
9.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2c Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by GHG type: GHG type/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2d Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2e Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
0.3. Country list configuration United States of America
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. USD($)
0.4. Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. USD($)
0.5. Please select if you wish to complete a shorter information request. NA
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA (i) The Public Policy Committee of the GM Board of Directors (ii) is wholly comprised of independent directors, periodically reviews GM’s strategies and plans in the areas of advanced technology, fuel economy, and environmental performance, including glob NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? All employees/Recognition (non-monetary)/Performance evaluations include energy use per production unit for each production site and regional central offices
10.1. Do you have Scope 2 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
10.1a Reporting Period: From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 2 metric tonnes CO2e/Purchased and consumed electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh)/Purchased and consumed low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/United States of America/2766318/4200267/4792
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division NA
10.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Opel / Vauxhall Europe/589155
10.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2c Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2d Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA Cooling energy is included in electricity and heat in section 11.2 NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
11.2. Please state how much fuel, electricity, heat, steam, and cooling in MWh your organization has purchased and consumed during the reporting year: Energy type/MWh Fuel/10247921;Electricity/9143913;Heat/844784;Steam/591098;Cooling/0
11.3. Please complete the table by breaking down the total "Fuel" figure entered above by fuel type: Fuels/MWh Natural gas/8956456
11.4. Please provide details of the electricity, heat, steam or cooling amounts that were accounted at a low carbon emission factor: Basis for applying a low carbon emission factor/MWh associated with low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) not backed by instruments/297268
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NA
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Decreased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
12.1a. Reason: Emissions value (percentage) Emissions reduction activities: 3/Divestment: 0/Acquisitions: 0/Mergers: 0/Change in output: 0/Change in methodology: 0/Change in boundary: 0/Change in physical operating conditions: 1/Unidentified: 0/Other: 0
12.2. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per revenue: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 5.31E-05/metric tonnes CO2e/3/Decrease/In 2012, revenue increased, productivity, energy efficiency improved, and production volume was similar to 2011 resulting in a 3% decrease in GHG / revenue intensity. The revenue intensity from 2011 is being restate
12.3. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per FTE: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 37.49/metric tonnes CO2e/5/Decrease/Employment is usually not a good indicator of energy or carbon efficiency in the automobile industry as an increase in employees is not a significant driver of energy or carbon as compared to vehicle production. In 201
12.4. Please provide an additional intensity (normalized) metric that is appropriate to your business operations: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 0.88/metric tonnes CO2e/2/Decrease/Energy efficiency and conservation were a major factor for the 2% decrease in GHG intensity related to vehicle production. GM reports both manufacturing and non-manufacturing GHG data and manufacturing is about 83% of to
13.1. Do you participate in any emissions trading schemes? Yes
13.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? Aggressive energy conservation and efficiency activities reduced our European operation's Scope 1 GHG emissions. Therefore, we sold 14,380 EUAs and booked the remaining for future 3rd trading period 2013-2020 within Europe.
13.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? Yes
14. Attachments NA NA NA
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14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? Aggressive energy conservation and efficiency activities reduced our European operation's Scope 1 GHG emissions. Therefore, we sold 14,380 EUAs and booked the remaining for future 3rd trading period 2013-2020 within Europe.
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No Yes Yes
14.2. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 3 emissions Third party verification or assurance complete
14.2a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 3 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20%
14.3. Are you able to compare your Scope 3 emissions for the reporting year with those for the previous year for any sources? Yes
14.4. Do you engage with any of the elements of your value chain on GHG emissions and climate change strategies? (Tick all that apply) Yes, our suppliers; Yes, other partners in the value chain
14.4a. Please give details of methods of engagement, your strategy for prioritizing engagements and measures of success (i) Methods of Engagement: a. GM's Global Purchasing and Supply Chain (GPSC) Logistics organization works with transportation suppliers to reduce cost and GHG of transportation activities of parts and vehicle delivery. b. We actively participate in automo
14.4d. Please explain why not and any plans you have to develop an engagement strategy in the future NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details i. Scope of the process: The potentially catastrophic effects of climate change are analyzed and continuously updated in terms of its potential to have a negative impact on production, financial results and/or distribution facilities as well as the supply
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA i. Scope of the process: The potentially catastrophic effects of climate change are analyzed and continuously updated in terms of its potential to have a negative impact on production, financial results and/or distribution facilities as well as the supply NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes i. How the business strategy has been influenced? GM’s corporate strategy has been developed such that GM can thrive in all economic cycles. It’s business model is to Design, Build, Sell the world’s best vehicles then, Reinvest and then Repeat. In addi
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA i. How the business strategy has been influenced? GM’s corporate strategy has been developed such that GM can thrive in all economic cycles. It’s business model is to Design, Build, Sell the world’s best vehicles then, Reinvest and then Repeat. In addi NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes
2.3a. On what issues have you been engaging directly?: Focus of legislation/Corporate Position/Details of engagement/Proposed solution NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA NA NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? Yes
2.3c. Please enter the details of those trade associations that are likely to take a position on climate change legislation/Trade association Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers/Consistent/The trade associations position on climate change is that reducing transportation sector greenhouse gas emissions will require the mass market commercialization of electric vehicles. That includes technologi
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? NA
2.3e. Do you fund any research organizations to produce public work on climate change? NA
2.3f. Please describe the work and how it aligns with your own strategy on climate change NA
2.3g. Please provide details of the other engagement activities that you undertake NA
2.3h. What processes do you have in place to ensure that all of your direct and indirect activities that influence policy are consistent with your overall climate change strategy? GM Public Policy Center is responsible to ensure that all of our activities on climate changes are consistent with the company's strategy.
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets
3.1a. Absolute target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Base year/Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/Target year/Comment No Response
3.1b. Intensity target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Metric/Base year/Normalized base year emissions/Target year/Comment Globl/Scope 1+2/100/20/metric tonnes CO2e per vehicle produced/2010/0.93/2020/
3.1c. What change in absolute emissions this intensity target reflects/ID/Direction of change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions at target completion?/% change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions All/Increase/5/Decrease/5/GHG facility Scope 1 and 2 emissions in Auto industry are highly sensitive to production volumes and determination of future activity is unknown. GHG from Use of Sold Product, Scope 3 emissions are sensitive to auto sales market
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment Globl/20/26/GM has reduced Scope 1 and 2 GHG intensity in 2012 by 5% compared to 2010 and is ahead of our glidepath to meeting our 2020 goal.
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA GM believes the keys to developing sustainable transportation are energy alternatives and advanced technologies that help our customers reduce dependency on petroleum, improve fuel efficiency and reduce GHG emissions.. For example, GM developed and launch NA
3.3. Did you have emissions reduction initiatives that were active within the reporting year (this can include those in the planning and/or implementation phases) No Yes Yes
3.3a. Please identify the total number of projects at each stage of development, and for those in theimplementation stages, the estimated CO2e savings/Stage of development/3.3a. Number of projects/Total estimated annual CO2e savings in metric tonnes CO2e Under investigation/90/157188
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 6 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Internal finance mechanisms, Employee engagement, Partnering with governments on technology development, Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, Internal incentives/recognition programs NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment Dedicated budget for energy efficiency/US and Canada set aside $20M for energy efficiency projects that follow a common process to deliver substantial savings year over year. Typical practice is that any project with less than one year payback project i
4. Attachments NA
4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information NA
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 5 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1a. Please describe your risks driven by changes in regulation /ID/Risk driver/ Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact VES5/Product efficiency regulations and standards/(i) Vehicle Emission Standards are becoming more stringent in major markets where we operate including Australia, Canada, China, Europe, South Korea, and the United States. Throughout these regions, vehicl
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk and (iii) the costs associated with these actions VES5 & EU5:: (i) GM is committed to complying with all vehicle emission and fuel economy regulations. There is a significant financial risk should we not do so, both in terms of government-imposed restrictions and/or penalties and from potential los
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1c. Please describe your risks that are driven by change in physical climate parameters/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact GlWea/Uncertainty of physical risks/(i) A hallmark of climate change is increased extreme and unpredictable weather events at the local scale, which make prediction and planning difficult on a by-location basis. (ii) If individual facilities are affected
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA GIWea: (i) With respect to the uncertainty of physical risks associated with climate change, reductions and disruptions in production capacity can have a significant short term financial impact. An estimated one week disruption of GM’s production could NA
5.1e. Please describe your risks that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 2/Change in precipitation extremes and droughts/Damage in roads infrastructure and interruptions of customers operations could create uncertainty of fleet operations and increase Ecofrotas customers operational costs, requiering more complex logistical de
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Cnsb:: (i) Changing consumer behavior could weaken the demand for our higher margin full-size pick-up trucks and sport utility vehicles, which could reduce our market share in affected markets, decrease profitability, and have a material adverse effect on NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1a. Please describe your opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation/ID/Opportunity driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact EUCAP/Cap and trade schemes/(i) Monetization of excess carbon credits represents (ii) an opportunity for us to reduce our operational costs./Reduced operational costs/Current/Direct/Virtually certain/Low-medium
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions EUCAP: (i) Monetization of excess carbon credits represents a positive financial opportunity for our company. Although we are banking some EU allowances, we sold excess EUAs in 2012 to gain about $100,000. (ii) Based on our ability to implement energy ef
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions Veh: i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity: Changing climatic conditions which are affecting precipitation patterns and water resources are becoming increasingly important to our customer base. We believe that companies that are able
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Envf: (i) Adoption of more advanced technology may have a significant, positive financial impact on the business. Current research indicates that younger U.S. consumers, currently aged 11 – 30, tend to be less interested in horsepower and more interested NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA https://webadmin.cdproject.net/sites/2013/64/7164/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/7.EmissionsMethodology/GM 2012 GHG Emission factors.xlsx NA
7. Further Information NA GM uses a hierarchy of protocols with regulatory as first priority and GHG Protocol for remaining emissions. e.g. 1. US EPA 40 CFR Part 98 for all scope 1 in US, scope 2 from GHG protocol with eGrid emission factors 1. Canadian Environmental Protection Ac NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2)/7.1. Base year From Date:/To Date:/ Scope 1 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/N39Scope 2 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 2010-01-01/2010-12-31/2568555/5379016
7.2. Please give the name of the standard, protocol or methodology you have used to collect activity data and calculate Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions NA IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, 2006/Australia - National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act/Environment Canada, Metal Mining, Guidance Manual for Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions/US EPA Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4 - 100 year)
7.4. Please give the emissions factors you have applied and their origin; alternatively, please attach an Excel spreadsheet with this data Fuel/Material/Energy/Emission Factor/Unit/Reference Other: See attached spreadsheet in "further information"//Other: See attached spreadsheet in Further Information/see attached spreadsheet
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Operational control NA Boundary used for Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory during 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 2454755
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.4a Reporting Period From/To/Source/Scope/Explain why the source is excluded 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Small insignificant facilities/Scope 1 and 2/Small non-manufacturing facilities - field offices, training centers, and other small GHG emissions facilities are omitted due to deminimis emissions.
8.5 Reporting Period From/To/Please estimate the uncertainty of the total gross global Scope 1 and 2 emissions figures that you have supplied and specify the sources of uncertainty in your data gathering, handling and calculations/Scope 1 emissions No Response
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions Third party verification or assurance complete Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.6a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.6b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements: Type of verification or assurance/Attach the document No Response
2013 Performance Band E A- A NA
2013 Score 0 100 100 NA
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA NA NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA General Motors is one of the world’s largest automakers and traces its roots in the U.S. back to 1908. Based in Detroit, Michigan, GM employs over 212,000 people in 396 facilities across six continents. GM offers a comprehensive range of vehicles in more NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. General Motors is one of the world’s largest automakers and traces its roots in the U.S. back to 1908. Based in Detroit, Michigan, GM employs over 212,000 people in 396 facilities across six continents. GM offers a comprehensive range of vehicles in more
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2012-01-01
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2014 Performance Band E A A 2014 Performance Band
2014 Score 100 100 1 2014 Score
CDLI leader No Yes Yes The Climate Disclosure Leadership Index: A Company must: (1)   Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Achieve a score within the top 10% of the total regional sample population
Comment NA Comment
CPLI leader No Yes Yes The Climate Performance Leadership Inde: A company must: (1)Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Attain a performance score greater than (3) Disclose gross global Scope 1 and Scope 2 figures (4) Score maximum performanc
Scope 1 emissions 2802461 All greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are directly from sources that are owned or controlled by the reporting entity.
Scope 2 emissions 5613573 All indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the consumption of purchased electricity, heat or steam. Indirect GHG emissions are a consequence of the activities of the reporting entity, but occur at sources owned or controlled by another entity.
Target(s) reported abs int Absolute/Intensive
Ticker GM Ticker
Verification/ assurance NA Audit and verification by a competent and independent organization that uses a standardized set of terms and methods.
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2.1. Are you able to identify which of your operations are located in water-stressed regions? No Response 4 answers 4 answers NA
0.4. Exclusions Are there any geographies, activities, facilities or types of water inputs/outputs within this boundary which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA NA
2.2b. You may explain here why you are not able to identify which of your operations are located in regions subject to water stress or water-related risk and whether you have plans to explore this issue in the future No Response 3 answers 3 answers NA
0.4aList of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions-Transparency & Reporting No Response Answered Answered NA
1.1. Does your company have a water policy, strategy or management plan? No Yes Yes NA
2.1bPlease list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area NA Mexico/Saltillo, Silao, San Luis Potisi/1 – 10Australia/Elizabeth, South Australia/1 – 10South Africa/Port Elizabeth/1 – 10Kenya/Nairobi/1 – 10 NA NA
2.1bPlease list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area-Transparency & Reporting No Response 4 answers 4 answers NA
2.2. Do you use other indicators (besides water stress) to identify operations which are located in regions subject to water-related risk? NA NA NA NA
0.1. Introduction Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA General Motors, one of the world’s largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, USA, GM employs 207,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in more than 120 countries. NA NA
0.2. Reporng Year Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2.0. Enter the period that will be disclosed. NA 01-01-2011 - 31-12-2011 NA NA
0.3. Reporting Boundary Please indicate the category that describes the company, entities, or group for which you are reporting. NA Companies, entities or groups over which operational control is exercised. NA NA
2.3. Please specify the total percentage of your operations that are located in the regions at risk which you identified in questions 2.1 and/or 2.2 NA Yes NA NA
2.4. Please specify the basis you use to calculate the percentages used for questions 2.1 and/or 2.2 NA Other NA NA
1.1a. Please describe your policy, strategy or plan, including the highest level of responsibility for it within your company and its geographical reach-Transaprency & Reporting Australia/CCA's Water Policy covers all aspects of water related operations activities from both municipal and groundwater sources across the beverage and food businesses. Global/GM Environmental Principles: GM’s environmental principles which guide GM’s business today were first embraced by GM’s current facilities and operations 20 years ago. Our dedication reaches further than compliance with the law to encompass the in United States of America/We have a philosophy to limit water waste and a strategy to identify reduction opportunities from development through operations through supply chain. We build our stores to green building standards (LEED and Green Globes), and e NA
1.1b. Does the policy, strategy or plan specify water reduction, quality or efficiency targets or other water-related goals? NA Global NA NA
1.1bDoes the water policy, strategy or plan specify water-related targets or goals? No Yes Yes NA
0.4aList of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions NA Small non-manufacturing facilities with very low water use/Small non-manufacturing facilities with very low water use are excluded from this report due to their insignificance to the company’s total usage. NA NA
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0.2. Reporting Year 2012-01-01
0.3. Reporting Boundary Companies, entities or groups over which operational control is exercised
0.4. Are there any geographies, activities, facilities or types of water inputs/outputs within this boundary which are not included in your disclosure? Yes
0.4a. List of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions-Transparency & Reporting 2 answers
0.4a. List of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
1.1. Does your company have a water policy, strategy or management plan? No Yes Yes
1.1a. Please describe your policy, strategy or plan, including the highest level of responsibility for it within your company and its geographical reach-Transaprency & Reporting Australia/CCA's Water Policy covers all aspects of water related operations activities from both municipal and groundwater sources across the beverage and food businesses. NA United States of America/We have a philosophy to limit water waste and a strategy to identify reduction opportunities from development through operations through supply chain. We build our stores to green building standards (LEED and Green Globes), and e
1.1a. Please describe your policy, strategy or plan, including the highest level of responsibility for it within your company and its geographical reach-Transaprency & Reporting (value) NA
1.1b. Does the water policy, strategy or plan specify water-related targets or goals? Yes
1.1c. Description of Target/goal, its type and geographical reach -Transparency & Reporting 3 answers
1.1c. Description of Target/goal, its type and geographical reach -Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
1.1d. You may explain here why your company does not have a water policy, strategy or plan and if you intend to put one in place. NA
1.2. What specific actions has your company taken to manage water resources or engage stakeholders in water-related issues and what are their outcomes?-Transparency & Reporting 2 answers
1.2. What specific actions has your company taken to manage water resources or engage stakeholders in water-related issues and what are their outcomes?-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
2.1. Are any of your operations located in water-stressed regions? Yes
2.1a. Please specify the method(s) you use to characterize water-stressed regions- Environmental policy & Reporting WBCSD
2.1a. Please specify the method(s) you use to characterize water-stressed regions- Environmental policy & Reporting (value) #NAME?
2.1b. Please list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area-Transparency & Reporting 2 answers
2.1b. Please list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
2.2. Are there other indicators (besides water stress) which you wish to report that help you to identify which of your operations are located in regions subject to water-related risk? Yes
2.2a. Please list the relevant risk indicator of your total operations in that area-Environment Policy and Reporting #NAME?
2.2b. You may explain here why you do not wish to report or why you do not use other indicators to identify which of your operations are located in regions subject to water-related risk. NA
2.3. Please specify the total proportion of your operations that are located in the regions at risk which you identified in questions 2.1 and/or 2.2. 0 17 99
2.4. The basis to use to calculate the percentages used for questions 2.1 and/or 2.2 2 answers
2.4. The basis to use to calculate the percentages used for questions 2.1 and/or 2.3 (value) #NAME?
2.5. Do any of your key inputs or raw materials (excluding water) come from regions subject to water-related risk? Yes
2.5a. Please state or estimate the percentage of your key water-intensive inputs (excluding water) that come from these regions-Transparency & Reporting #NAME?
2.5b. You may explain here why you are not able to identify if any of your key inputs or raw materials come from regions subject to water-related risk and whether you have plans to explore this issue in the future. NA
3.1. Is your company exposed to water-related risks (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? No
3.1a. Please describe the current and/or future risks to your operations, the ways in which these risks affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for managing them-Transparency & Reporting NA
3.1a. Please describe the current and/or future risks to your operations, the ways in which these risks affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for managing them-Transparency & Reporting (value) NA
3.1b. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. Only a small percentage of GM and supply chain facilities are located in water stressed areas and all facilities have been able to historically, successfully mitigate water-related risks
3.1c. Please explain why you do not know if your company is exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure, and your plans to assess this risk in the future. NA
3.2. Country or geographical scale-Environment Policy & Reporting NA
3.2. What methodology do you use to analyze water-related risk across your operations?-Transparency & Reporting Answered
3.2. What methodology do you use to analyze water-related risk across your operations? No formal methodology at this time
3.3. Do you require your key suppliers to report on their water use, risks and management? No
3.4. Is your supply chain exposed to water-related risks (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? No
3.4b. Please explain why you do not consider your supply chain to be exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. As a small percentage of our supply chain operates in water stressed areas and have taken mitigation measures to reduce water use risks, GM believes that there is not a substantive risk to our operations, revenue, or expenditure.
3.4c. Please explain why you do not know if your supply chain is exposed to water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure, and your plans to assess this risk in the future. NA
4.1. Has your business experienced any detrimental impacts related to water in the past five years? Yes
4.1. Please describe any detrimental impacts to business related to water your company has faced in the past five years, their financial impacts and whether they have resulted in any changes to company practices- Transparency & Reporting Answered
5.1. Do water-related issues present opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? Yes
5.1a. Please describe the current and/or future opportunities, the ways in which these opportunities affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for exploiting them-Environmental Policy & Reporting 3 answers
5.1a. Please describe the current and/or future opportunities, the ways in which these opportunities affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for exploiting them-Environmental Policy & Reporting (value) #NAME?
5.1b. Please explain why you do not consider water-related issues to present opportunities to your company that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure or supply chain. NA
5.1c. Please explain why you do not know whether water-related issues present opportunities to your company that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. NA
6.1. Has your company identified any linkages or trade-offs between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain? Yes
6.1a. Please describe the linkages or trade-offs between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain?--Transparency & Reporting 2 answers
6.1a. Please describe the linkages or trade-offs and the related management policy or action between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain?-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
7.1. Are you able to provide data, whether measured or estimated, on water withdrawals within your operations? Yes
7.1a. Please report the water withdrawals within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting 0
7.1a. Please report the water withdrawals within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting (value) 0
7.1b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water withdrawals. NA
7.2. Are you able to provide data, whether measured or estimated, on water recycling/reuse within your operations? Yes
7.2a. Please report the water recycling/reuse within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting 3 answers
7.2a. Please report the water recycling/reuse within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
7.2b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water recycling/reuse within your operations. NA
7.2b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water recycling/reuse within your operations-Transparency & Reporting No Response
7.3. Please use this space to describe the methodologies used for questions 7.1 and 7.2 or to report withdrawals or recycling/reuse in a different format to that set out above. GM uses a similar data collection method for water as energy and greenhouse gasses with a Global utility database that uses a combination of meter data and invoices from utility companies where applicable. Invoices are validated to ensure accuracy for da
7.3. Please use this space to describe the methodologies used for questions 7.1 and 7.2 or to report withdrawals or recycling/reuse in a different format to that set out above-Transparency & Reporting Answered
7.4. Are any water sources significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water? No
7.4a. Please list any water sources significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water. NA
7.4b. You may explain here why your company's withrawal of water does not significantly affect any water sources. GM withdrawal is small compared to the water source capacity in the areas that we operate. In areas that are water stressed, we have taken mitigation measures to reduce the impact so that we do not significantly affect any water sources.
7.4b. You may explain here why your company's withrawal of water does not significantly affect any water sources-Transparency & reporting Answered
7.4c. Please explain why you do not know if any water sources are significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water. NA
8.1. Are you able to identify discharges of water from your operations by destination, by treatment method and by quantity and quality using standard effluent parameters? Yes
8.1a. Please explain why you are not able to identify discharges from your operations by destination, treatment method , quantity and quality, and whether you have any plans to put in place systems that would enable you to do so. NA NA
8.2. Did your company pay any penalties or fines for significant breaches of discharge agreements or regulations in the reporting period? No NA
8.2a. Please describe the quality, quantity and destination of the water that was the subject of the significant breach(es), the associated fines and any actions taken to minimise the risk of future non-compliance NA NA
8.3. Are any water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by discharges of water or runoff from your operations? No NA
8.3a. Please list any water bodies and related habitats which are significantly affected by discharge of water or runoff from your operations NA NA
8.3b. You may explain here why your company's discharge of water does not significantly affect any water bodies or associated habitats. Per the guidance provided, GM identified two facilities that required further analysis, located in Bedford, Indiana, USA and Milford, Michigan, USA. It was concluded that neither is significantly affecting their receiving waterbodies.At our Bedford, Indi NA
8.3b. You may explain here why your company's discharge of water does not significantly affect any water bodies or related habitats-Tansparency & Reporting Answered NA
8.3c. Please explain why you do not know if any water bodies and associated habitats are significantly affected by discharge of water or runoff from your operations. NA NA
9.1. Please provide any available financial intensity values for your company's water use across its operations 3 answers NA
9.1. Please provide any available financial intensity values for your company's water use across its operations (value) #NAME? NA
9.2. Please provide any available water intensity values for your company's products or services across its operations. #NAME? NA
Please enter the name of the individual that has signed off (approved) the response and their job title NA NA
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2014 CEI Rating 100 NA
Firm-wide Organizational Competency Programs (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Fortune 1000 850 NA 1 NA
Has Employer-Supported Employee Resource Group OR Firm-Wide Diversity Council (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Has Parity Across Other “Soft” Benefits for Partners (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Headquarters Location Detroit, MI NA
Offers Partner Health/Medical Insurance (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Offers Transgender-Inclusive Health Insurance Coverage (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Positively Engages the External LGBT Community (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity or Expression (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Responsible Citizenship Employers will have 25 points deducted from their score for a large-scale official or public anti-LGBT blemish on their recent records (-25 points) NA Yes NA
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Rank by Context-Based Score (1 to 100) 100 92 1 Climate counts rank
Sustainable N N Y If a company has a score of less than or equal to one (?1), it is considered “sustainable”, whereas a company with a score greater than one (>1) is considered “unsustainable”
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Reported Scope 3 Total (tCO2e) 670000000 259452501 0 Indicated the total reported Scope 3 (all other indirect emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. Where no Scope 3 emissions are reported, this is recorded as "No Data"
Scope 1+2 Intensity 11162.43 50.84 0.3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions and dividing by its turnover.
Global 800 Carbon Rank 800 80 1 Carbon Ranking of 800 international companies. Ranking is determined by EIO Methodology. See Source Info sheet for comments on it
No. of Scope 3 Categories Reported 1 6 15 This column indicates the number of Scope 3 Categories reported. Once placed into one of the four Disclosure Categories, companies are ranked by the number of Scope 3 categories disclosed.
Reported Scope 1+2 Total (tCO2e) 282000000 7639916 843 The total reported Scope 1 (all direct emissions) and Scope 2 (indirect electricity emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol
Accepted or Inferred Scope 3 Intensity 8547.13 2130.92 64.51 Unless the company reports all 15 Scope 3 categories as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard, an inferred figure based on the highest reported intensity for that sector, across the Global ET Universe, is shown
Category No Public Data Green Public, Complete, and Verified data Companies are placed into one of four data or 'disclosure' categories: 1) Public, Complete, and Verified data; 2) Public, Complete, and Unverified data; 3) Public, Incomplete, Verified or Unverified data; 4) No Public Data
Combined Scope 1+2+3 Intensity 12161.68 1116.3 34.24 Combined Scope 1+2_3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions at 100% (disclosed or inferred) + 50% of Scope 3 emissions (disclosed or inferred).
Market Value ($Million) 1667.87 45148 358143.1 A company's market value, or market capitalism (number of shares times x share price). This value was taken on 23.08.2011
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Sum of Biogenic CO2 emissions 2.9 NA 23623772.5 Total biogenic CO2 emissions.
Sum of CO2 emissions (non-biogenic) 0.3 51468.2 53858607.2 Total non-biogenic CO2 emissions
Sum of Gases with No Listed GWP (metric tons) 0.3397 NA 1036.4
Sum of HFC emissions 2558.79 NA 19215.8
Sum of HFE emissions NA NA
Sum of Methane (CH4) emissions 0.21 20.37 2491216.14 Total methane emissions
Sum of NF3 emissions 5332 NA 21231.68
Sum of Nitrous Oxide (N2O) emissions 0.31 30.07 10675387.54
Sum of PFC emissions 33930.1 NA 1221318.27
Sum of SF6 emissions 4254.2 NA 153581.4
Total reported direct emissions 30.03 51518.64 54200390.452 Total emissions of CO2 and other gases in metric tons.
Industry Description NA NA Description of the type of industry the facility serves.
Is Some CO2 captured on-site and therefore not emitted? N NA Y Indicates if all CO2 is emitted or if some is sequestered.
Number of reporting facilities 1 2 50 Number of facilities reported to the EPA.
Percentage of facilities that emit pollutants 2 50 100 Percent of reporting facilities that emit pollutants other than CO2.
Percentage of facilities that employ continuous emissions monitoring 6 NA 100
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Date Added To Sr List NA 41501.5833 NA Date added to the GRI list.
Guidelines NA GRI - G3.1 NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No No Yes GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2013 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Northern America NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA http://gmsustainability.com/report.html NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://gmsustainability.com/_pdf/GM2012PDF.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA 2012 Sustainability Report NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Automotive NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Not Applicable NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA MNE NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Industry Automobile Manufacturers The company's industry sector
Public Note NA Comments on any public note about the statement
Sector Consumer Discretionary The company's industry sector
Statement http://www.gmsustainability.com/SUPPLY_CHAIN.html The company's statement location
Statement--Trasparency No Yes Yes Companies with a posted statement addressing at least three of the five SB-657 requirements are awarded a check mark.
Website http://www.gm.com The company's web site
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Disclosure 0 70.1 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen
Green Score 21.4 61.9 82.9 NA
Envtl. Mgmt. 21.3 68.2 91.9 Based on an analysis of companies tracked in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform, the Environmental Management Score is an assessment of how a company manages its environmental performance through policies, programs, targets, certifications, and the like. To
Envtl. Impact 0 53.7 89 Based on data compiled by Trucost, this is a comprehensive, quantitative, and standardized measurement of the overall environmental impact of a company’s global operations. More than 700 metrics—including emissions of nine key greenhouse gases, water use,
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Carbon Productivity 0.003 0.346 0.97 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.021 0.348 0.971 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.014 0.296 0.851 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No No Yes A mechanism to link the remuneration of any member of a company's senior executive team with the achievement of environmental performance targets.
Rank 500 239 1
Sustainability Themed Committee No Yes Yes The existence of a committee at the Board of Directors level whose mandate is related to the sustainability of the company, including but not limited to environmental matters.
Waste Productivity 0.014 0.401 0.97 Waste Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / [Total waste generated (metric tonnes) – waste recycled/reused (metric tonnes)].
Water Productivity 0.028 0.215 0.992 Water Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / Total water use (m3).
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Envtl. Mgmt. 28.6 68.2 91.9 Based on an analysis of companies tracked in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform, the Environmental Management Score is an assessment of how a company manages its environmental performance through policies, programs, targets, certifications, and the like. To
Green Score 0 61.9 100 NA
Rank 500 189 1 NA
Disclosure 0 70.1 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen
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Carbon Productivity 0.015 0.346 0.963 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.007 0.348 0.957 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.0 0.296 0.843 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No No Yes A mechanism to link the remuneration of any member of a company's senior executive team with the achievement of environmental performance targets.
Rank 500 334 1
Sustainability Themed Committee No Yes Yes The existence of a committee at the Board of Directors level whose mandate is related to the sustainability of the company, including but not limited to environmental matters.
Waste Productivity 0.014 0.401 0.97 Waste Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / [Total waste generated (metric tonnes) – waste recycled/reused (metric tonnes)].
Water Productivity 0.012 0.215 0.992 Water Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / Total water use (m3).
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Corporate Governance 3 1.6 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 25 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 3 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 3 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
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Rank 400 N/R 1 REPORTWATCH RATING
Report Rating D C+ A REPORTWATCH RATING
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RQ 64.44 The Annual RQ is an assessment tool that captures perceptions of corporate reputations across industries, among multiple audiences, and is adaptable to countries outside the United States, grouped into six dimensions of reputation: Products & Services, Fi
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Value of USG Contracts (in millions) 990 2.892 1 Value of Iranian contracts.
Withdrawn NA Was the association with Iran withdrawn?
Nationality USA Country the company is in.
On the list Yes Yes Is the company on the list.
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