Friday, April 01, 2005

Ford Will Issue a Climate Change Report...

According to this press release (which I found on Green Car Congress), Ford Motor Company will release a climate change report later this year. The focus of the report will be
the business implications of greenhouse gas emissions, with reference to government policies and regulations, Ford's product and manufacturing facilities actions, and advanced technology development.

"We have long identified climate change as a serious environmental issue, and shareholders are increasingly asking about the risks as well as the opportunities associated with it," said Bill Ford, chairman and CEO. "It's time for a broader, more inclusive public dialogue on the complex and important challenge of climate change; our report will be part of our contribution to that dialogue."
The question that comes my mind, of course: responsible corporate citizenship or blatant greenwashing? Ford's a hard one to peg...

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