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GE ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE

Environmental, Social and Governance

Environmental, Social and Governance

GE delivers innovative solutions and services to provide essential infrastructure for the world. We work with the highest integrity, a compliance culture and respect for human rights while also reducing the impact of our technology and environmental footprint.

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HA Gas Turbine

GE’s HA Gas Turbine technology has earned world records for combined-cycle power plant efficiency. In 2019 GE secured its 100th HA order and launched the 7HA.03, currently the world’s largest and most efficient gas turbine.

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GE9X

The GE9X jet engine will power Boeing’s long-range 777X and is designed to be the most fuel-efficient jet engine GE has ever produced.

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Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbine

The Haliade-X 12-megawatt turbine will be capable of powering 16,000 European households,  producing 67-gigawatt-hours per year, based on wind conditions of a typical German North Sea site.

Setting Priorities

GOVERNANCE

GOVERNANCE

The GE Board of Directors and its committees oversee the execution of GE’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategies and initiatives as an integrated part of their oversight of the company’s overall strategy and risk management, including as it relates to climate change-related risks and opportunities. In addition, the Governance Committee assists the Board in its oversight of corporate social responsibilities, significant public policy issues, protection of human rights, environmental, health and safety matters, political contributions and philanthropic efforts.

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We select priority issues where both the need as expressed by critical stakeholders and GE’s unique potential for impact are greatest. For each ESG priority, we employ GE’s deep expertise and advanced technologies to improve outcomes. Based on this process, GE’s ESG Steering Committee selected the following priorities:

  • Integrity & Compliance
  • Human Rights
  • Climate & Energy

100 Best Companies for Working Mothers

Working Mother, 2017

United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

Signatory, 2008-present

Best Places to Work

Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign, 2017

Most Ethical Companies

Ethisphere, 2007-2017

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Our Reports

GE is committed to transparency. Find all disclosures in our Reports Hub to learn more about how we’re working on corporate social responsibility.

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