DETROIT — Normal Motors has appointed its first chief sustainability officer, Dane Parker, to chart the automaker’s path towards a zero-emissions future.
Parker, whose present title is vice chairman of sustainable workplaces, expands his function to chief sustainability officer Feb. 1, GM stated in a statement Thursday.
With Parker, 51, on the helm of GM’s sustainability efforts, GM slashed its manufacturing carbon depth by 20 % three years forward of its objective. GM additionally grew to become an EPA-recognized chief in vitality effectivity and renewable vitality utilization. The automaker received seven consecutive EPA Power Star Associate of the Yr awards, the assertion stated.
“Local weather change is actual. That’s indeniable, and we take the challenges it presents critically,” GM CEO Mary Barra stated within the assertion. “The transportation sector have to be a part of any credible local weather change answer ,and Dane’s management, expertise and keenness will assist us meet these challenges head-on. Our imaginative and prescient of a…