(Credit: General Motors 2019 Sustainability Report)
General Motors recently announced plans to reduce the water intensity of its operations by 35% by 2035, compared to a 2010 baseline. While the company is not “overtly water intensive,” General Motors says it is constantly finding ways to drive resource efficiency and implement new solutions, particularly in water-stressed regions. Environment + Energy Leader caught up with Al Hindreth, General Motors’ global energy manager, to learn how the company is successfully reducing water usage.
When you first made the pledge to reduce water usage, how did you get started?
Before we could even set our goals, we had to set a baseline. And the only way we could do that is to have good data and know how many