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Environmental, Social and Governance

Environmental, Social and Governance

GE brings to market innovative solutions that deliver essential energy, healthcare and transportation infrastructure. We work with the highest integrity, compliance culture and respect for human rights while also reducing the impact of our technology and environmental footprint.

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GE’s Industrial Internet Predix solutions leverage the power of software to drive breakthrough levels of performance across a diverse set of industrial assets

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Digital Wind Farms

Combines GE’s modular 2MW turbine platform with robust digital infrastructure

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Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

Building a more cost-effective Solid Oxide Fuel Cell that can get 60%+ efficiency

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CFM Leap Engine

GE's next generation jet engine that includes ceramic components and 3-D printed parts

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9HA Turbine

The 9HA is GE’s latest, industry-leading high-efficiency, air-cooled gas turbine for large utility applications

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Evolution Tier 4 Locomotive Engine

The new Evolution Tier 4 Locomotive reduces emissions by more than 70% from Tier 3 technology

Setting Priorities

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The GE Board of Directors and its committees oversee the execution of GE’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy as part of their oversight of business strategy and risk management. In 2017, the Board reviewed ESG-related topics such as EHS Programs and Political Contributions.

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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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Integrated Report

The Integrated Summary Report gives investors a comprehensive and concise view of GE, including strategy, performance, board oversight, compensation and ESG.

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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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