Herndon, VA, March 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) today released its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, "At Home in America." The report provides an update on the Volkswagen family's environmental sustainability initiatives, commitment to serving U.S. communities, and efforts to create a diverse and inclusive workplace.
"Volkswagen Group of America is united not only by our devotion to building quality vehicles, but also by our commitment to doing what's right for the environment, our communities and our employees," said Michael Horn, president and CEO, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "As we have continued to expand our presence in the United States, our 2013 CSR report shows how we have also increased our efforts to reduce our ecological footprint, give back to our communities, and create a rewarding and diverse workplace."
As part of its long-term growth strategy, Volkswagen Group has invested $4 billion in North America since 2008 and earmarked an additional $7 billion in investments by 2018. These investments will enable the company to further deepen its roots in the United States, create new employment opportunities, and reach its goals on eco-mobility, environmental stewardship and corporate citizenship.