Ford Creates In-House Think Tank

  • November 15, 2007
Ford is creating an in-house think tank to explore market challenges around sustainability. Bill Ford, executive chairman of the Dearborn, Mich., automaker, and an executive known for his interest in environmentalism, announced the company is forming a "Transformation Advisory Council" of senior Ford executives, and outside lecturers, authors and consultants to study sustainability challenges.

Bill Ford said the Transformation Advisory Council's initial outside members will include: Amory Lovins, chairman and chief scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute; Paul Hawken, an environmentalist, entrepreneur and author of Natural Capitalism and other books; and Peter Senge, senior lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the founding chair of the Society for Organizational Learning.

--Karl Greenberg



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