General Motors Company Corporation of the Year
General Motors, one of the world’s largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 215,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in more than 140 countries. GM and its strategic partners produce cars and trucks in 31 countries, and sell and service these vehicles through the following brands: Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Opel, Vauxhall, Holden, Baojun, Wuling, and Jiefang. GM’s OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services with nearly 7 million OnStar subscribers globally.
GM’s Supplier Diversity program is the oldest in the automotive industry. It was initiated in 1968 and over $87 billion has been spent with diverse suppliers since the program’s inception. GM has over 200 certified minority and woman-owned companies. Over the years, the mission has remained the same: to develop a competitive diverse supply base that will work with GM to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles.