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Ford Motor Company Gets An ‘A’ Rating For Water Conservation

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Ford Motor Company has still more reason to celebrate the triumphs of its own eco-conscious initiatives, having just been recognized by the CDP (formerly the “Carbon Disclosure Project”) as a leader in water conservation.

The CDP is a global “environmental disclosure” agency – the world’s first. The group watches the environmental impact of global corporations, assigning grades and contributing to the transparency of business activities and their ecological effects.

In the area of water conservation, Ford Motor Company has earned itself an “A” grade from the CDP, which is the highest grade available. Out of some 400 corporations under consideration, Ford Motor Co. was one of eight to make the grade – the only one in North America. The automaker achieved that grade in the area of water conservation largely because of efforts which began in the year 2000. From then through 2014, Ford Motor Company managed to reduce its overall water usage by an astonishing 62 percent – equivalent to around 10 billion gallons.

What’s more, this water usage reduction goal was reached approximately 2 years ahead of schedule.

Said Ford’s Director of Environmental Quality Andy Hobbs: “At Ford, we see water as far more than an environmental concern. Access to clean, affordable drinking water is a basic human right. We have worked diligently to set year-over-year goals to reduce our water use while introducing innovative manufacturing technologies to help us achieve these goals.

“We are pleased CDP is recognizing Ford as a sustainability and water conservation leader.”

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Written by Aaron Brzozowski

Aaron Brzozowski is a writer and motoring enthusiast from Detroit with an affinity for '80s German steel. He is not active on the Twitter these days, but you may send him a courier pigeon.

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