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JUNE 6, 2022 | DEARBORN, MICH. - Today, Ford won the Green Debt Instruments Category at the 7th Annual Climate Bonds Awards and was recognized for issuing the largest-ever green bond from a non-financial US corporation. The awards, presented annually to coincide with World Environment Day, recognize corporate and government efforts to address the climate crisis with sustainable financing. The USD2.5 billion bond offering is helping Ford finance the company’s transition to electrification, including its investments in clean transportation, clean manufacturing and community revitalization.
“Our Sustainable Financing Framework and inaugural green bond will help us finance our shift towards a zero-emissions future by prioritizing and allocating capital for environmental and social initiatives,” said John Lawler, Ford chief financial officer. “It is key to the long-term growth and financial success of our company, and to creating healthy, thriving and just communities.”
For more information about the Climate Bonds Awards, please visit: https://www.climatebonds.net/resources/press-releases/2022/06/leadership-26-organisations-green-finance-recognised-respected
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan, committed to helping build a better world, where every person is free to move and pursue their dreams. The company’s Ford+ plan for growth and value creation combines existing strengths, new capabilities and always-on relationships with customers to enrich experiences for customers and deepen their loyalty. Ford develops and delivers innovative, must-have Ford trucks, sport utility vehicles, commercial vans and cars and Lincoln luxury vehicles, along with connected services. The company does that through three customer-centered business segments: Ford Blue, engineering iconic gas-powered and hybrid vehicles; Ford Model e, inventing breakthrough EVs along with embedded software that defines exceptional digital experiences for all customers; and Ford Pro, helping commercial customers transform and expand their businesses with vehicles and services tailored to their needs. Additionally, Ford provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. Ford employs about 177,000 people worldwide. More information about the company and its products and services is available at corporate.ford.com.