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General Electric (GE)

General Electric Company or GE, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in Schenectady, New York and headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. General Electric Company (GE) is a diversified technology and financial services corporation. The products and services of the Company range from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, and household appliances to medical imaging, business and consumer financing and industrial products.

In 2011, Fortune ranked GE the 6th largest firm in the U.S., as well as the 14th most profitable. Other rankings for 2011 include #7 company for leaders (Fortune), #5 best global brand (Interbrand), #82 green company (Newsweek), #13 most admired company (Fortune), and #19 most innovative company (Fast Company).

How the New ‘Activist Investors’ Can Interfere with Long Term Smart & Sustainable Growth

A big defeat for long-termism, and win for a continued focus on quarterly returns, came earlier this year, when General Electric (GE) decided…

Capitalism, An Unlikely Champion for Climate Action

Combating climate change requires scientific research, judicious regulation and smart money. Capitalism’s expanding role in pushing all three offers hope.

Home Depot Taps GE and Tesla for Rooftop Solar Expansion

Home Depot recently announced that it would install solar panels atop at least 50 of its stores in an effort to increase the…

3p Weekend Round-Up: Latest Count on Companies Standing Against Racism

First a trickle, now a flood: top CEOs are boycotting Trump's councils -- and taking action against hate to fill the president's leadership…

Oklahoma Cheers New Wind Power Project, Boos Earthquakes

Barely a week after cheering on a major new wind power project, Oklahoma is cleaning up after a major 5.0 earthquake linked to…

Energy Dept., GE Cook Up New Green Biz Opportunities

GE and the U.S. Department of Energy stir the energy-efficiency pot with a new "ultrasonic" clothes-drying system that uses 70 percent less energy.

GE Ecomagination Celebrates 10th Year, Launches Impact Partnership

I can remember when GE first came out with the Ecomagination initiative back in 2005. At the time it was considered a bold, and…

GE Introduces the ‘Smart’ Digital Wind Farm

GE's new Digital Wind technology looks at the commercial wind farm from a whole new angle. But will its new brainstorm be able…

Appliance Manufacturers Show How to Let Disruption Drive Development

Appliance manufacturers managed to change with the times, providing a lesson for the rest of us in the importance of adaptation.

General Electric Powers Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge

GE funds Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge for local renewable energy, but it also markets "power in a pinch" transportable natural gas generators…

Life After Sandy: How NYC is Improving Its Electric Grid

With our climate in upheaval, many cities, organizations and businesses are talking about building resiliency into their operations, in order to allow them…

Report: 14 U.S. Offshore Wind Projects in ‘Advanced Stages’ of Development

The U.S. is playing catch-up, but notable progress is being made as 14 U.S. offshore wind projects are in the advanced stages of…

Finding a Narrative: ‘Sustainability’ Doesn’t Mean Anything Real to Consumers

Last week at the Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego, gDiapers CEO, Jason Graham-Nye said: “I think sustainability is like fight club. The…

Global Desalination Challenge Aims For ‘Big Outcome That Changes the World’

GE and Saudi Aramco issue global desalination challenge focusing on clean energy solutions to lower costs and emissions related to desalination.

Partnership Between GE and Quirky Presents a ‘Truly Brilliant’ Air Conditioner

Presented earlier this month, Aros, which is described as a “truly brilliant air conditioner," is the result of an ongoing collaboration between General…