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Recognition

GM received environmental recognition awards for the Voltec Propulsion System and the Chevrolet Volt.

Environmental Recognition

Everyone at GM Canada is proud of the recognition we continue to receive for our ongoing efforts to ensure the environmental viability of the communities in which we all live, work and play.

We will not ease up on our initiatives and commitment to strive towards a sustainable future for generations to come.

Recent recognition received by GM Canada:

2013 – St. Catharines Powertrain received the Environmental Leadership Award from the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce
2013 – All of GM’s Canadian plants meet EPA Energy Star ® Challenge for Industry
2013 – CAMI Assembly receives GM's Top Performer in Energy Efficiency Award for large volume vehicle assembly plants in North America
2012 – Voltec Propulsion System Wins AJAC's 2012 Best New Technology Award
2012 – Chevrolet Volt recognized by NRCan (Natural Resources Canada) as the most fuel-efficient compact car in 2012
2011 – St. Catharines Powertrain receives Niagara Region's 2011 Greenest Business Award for its commitment to natural habitat

View our full list of recognitions

St. Catharines Powertrain received the Environmental Leadership Award from the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce 2013
All of GM’s Canadian plants meet EPA Energy Star ® Challenge for Industry 2013
CAMI Assembly receives GM's Top Performer in Energy Efficiency Award for large volume vehicle assembly plants in North America 2013
Voltec Propulsion System Wins AJAC's 2012 Best New Technology Award 2012
Chevrolet Volt recognized by NRCan (Natural Resources Canada) as the most fuel-efficient compact car in 2012 2012
Recipient of Niagara Region’s 2011 Greenest Business Award – St. Catharines Glendale Ave Facility 2011
CAMI receives Wildlife Habitat Council certification for 2011 2011
McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve (GM Canada Headquarters) receives Wildlife Habitat Council recertification for 2011 2011
Oshawa Assembly receives Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Oshawa for the support and participation in PITCH-IN Canada 2011 initiatives for assisting the clean-up of Oshawa’s Lake Ontario shoreline 2011
AJAC 2009 Best New Technology – Two-Mode Hybrid 2009
2008 Gold Champion Level Reporter for 10th consecutive year, by the CSA Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Registries 2008
Recipient of CAA Pyramid Award for Two-Mode Hybrid Version of Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon 2008
GM Canada is the First Automaker to be accepted into Ontario's Environmental Leaders Program 2008
Recipient of the 2007 Canadian Environmental Gold Award for Climate Change with the Clean Air Foundation for Car Heaven 2007
Recipient of the 2007 CAA Pyramid Award with Clean Air Foundation for the Car Heaven Initiative 2007
Stewardship Award by the Recycling Council of Ontario – 2006 Annual Waste Minimization Awards for undertaking Car Heaven Program with Clean Air Foundation 2006
Recipient of the 2006 CAA Pyramid Award for dedication to alternative fuel sources 2006
GM Canada Receives International Habitat Conservation Award at Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) 17th Symposium, for GM Canada's commitment to McLaughlin Bay – Wildlife Habitat Council 2005
2005 Industrial Energy Innovator: Energy Efficiency Award from Natural Resources Canada, for achievement in monitoring, tracking and reporting of facility and company energy consumption 2005
Urban Stewardship of Excellence Award in the "Living with Wildlife" Category – Wildlife Habitat Canada and the Regional Municipality of York 2004
Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN) program – The Conservation Fund with the CF Industries National Watershed Award 2004
McLaughlin Bay – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) 'Rookie of the Year' Award 2003
CCME 2001 Pollution Prevention Award for the CVMA Pollution Prevention Project 2001
Illumination Engineering Society (IES) National Award for Efficient Lighting Design 1999
1999 Central Lake Ontario Conservation Watershed Award Special Recognition 1999