General Electric: CSR & Sustainability News

General Electric Company, or GE (NYSE: GE), is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in Schenectady, New York and headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. The company operates through four segments: Energy, Technology Infrastructure, Capital Finance and Consumer & Industrial.

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…

Suburbs Left in a Lurch as Companies Return to the Cities

As educated and highly skilled workers are returning to cities, the evidence suggests that large corporations are increasingly following them as well. McDonald's…

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.

These Trends Will Define the Wind Industry

Sofia Sauvageot of GE Power Conversion shares her insights on the global trends shaping the wind energy industry.

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…

4 Trailblazing Green Companies

Whether or not the public continues to see value in green as a trend, the necessity of reducing costs by going green will…

GE Signs Its Largest Wind Turbine Deal in China

China's Huaneng Renewables will install 151-megawatts worth of GE's Brilliant 2.7-120 wind turbines at a site in southwestern Yunnan province. The contract marks…

GE Launches $1 Million Competition to Reduce Emissions in Canada’s Oil Sands

The race for big oil companies to cut green house gas emissions is fierce. As zero emissions solutions from renewable energies and technologies…

Interview: Heiner Markhoff, President and CEO of GE Water

I had a chance to talk to Heiner Markoff about sustainability in the water sector and the role GE Water plans in ensuring…

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.

Mars To Cut Carbon Emissions 25 Percent By Investing In Texas Wind Farm

The 200-MW Mesquite Creek Wind farm near Lamesa, Texas will generate enough clean, renewable electricity to meet 100% of the energy needs of…

3p Weekend: 10 Companies You May Be Surprised Still Manufacture in the U.S.

We can all rattle off a few small, niche companies that manufacture on this side of the pond (and everyone knows those Chryslers…

3p Google Chat with Ford Motor Co., DTE Energy Company & GE Ecomagination

TriplePundit held a Google Chat on 3/20 with Ford, DTE, and Ecomagination about the future of renewable energy and electric vehicles in the…

Siemens, GE Open Up Shop at Masdar City

This week, global electronics powerhouse Siemens inaugurated its new Middle East headquarters at Masdar City - a pivotal turning point in the city's…

GE Launches CSR Portal With Focus on People, Planet and Economy

Now GE is even more forthcoming with its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and strategy with the launch of its GE Citizenship site.