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Maintaining strong and open communications and engagement with the people our activities affect – from our own employees and the dealers who sell our vehicles to our customers and our broader communities – plays an important role in our One Ford goal of delivering profitable growth for all.

Read more about our approach

Investing in the “Stem” Pipeline

Our Goals and Performance Progress

Goal: Fatalities target is always zero.

In 2013 we marked the third year since 1918 without an employee work-related fatality.

In 2013 we created nearly 6,500 jobs in the U.S., including 3,300 salaried positions, and planned to hire more than 6,000 employees in Asia in 2014 to meet the growing demand for fuel-efficient, high-tech vehicles.

We paid record profit-sharing payments to about 47,000 eligible U.S. hourly employees in early 2014.

We support our communities through strategic investments and volunteer efforts. In 2013, Ford contributed $37.7 million, and 25,000 Ford employees and retirees volunteered more than 150,000 hours.

Nearly half of our 3,263 U.S. dealers have enrolled in our “Go Green” program, which encourages dealers to implement energy efficiency initiatives.

Diversity and Inclusion

Case Study: Hiring Talent in Asia Pacific

Ford’s expansion in Asia Pacific is unprecedented. Starting around five years ago, we saw the huge potential for growth in Asia and began an extraordinary ramp-up of new manufacturing facilities, especially in China, India and Thailand, to meet consumer demand for our vehicles. But how do you build the pipeline of talented people necessary to run and manage operations that seem to be exploding virtually overnight? You start with a comprehensive talent strategy.

Voice: Jim Vella

President, Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services

“Employee engagement is critical to our success. Employees want to be engaged with their communities and enjoy the opportunity to give back. We can truly make a much bigger impact on social issues when we combine our financial resources with our people resources.”

Investing in Our Communities

Engaging with Dealers

Customer Engagement

2013 Highlights

$3.5 million the equivalent of in-kind corporate contributions through our employee volunteerism.

181,000 + Ford employees worldwide.