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GE Citizenship Report Applauded for Transparency on Nuclear Stance

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In his ZDnet blog, sustainability expert James Farrar contrasts the forthright transparency in GE's 2010 Citizenship Report around its strategic position on nuclear power with the relative silence on the topic in sustainability reports from Siemens, which recently announced plans to exit the nuclear business.

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In his ZDnet blog, sustainability expert James Farrar contrasts the forthright transparency in GE's 2010 Citizenship Report around its strategic position on nuclear power with the relative silence on the topic in sustainability reports from Siemens, which recently announced plans to exit the nuclear business.

Project Frog Strikes a Deal With GE

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As part of the second phase of its ecomagination Challenge, GE has invested in Project Frog, a start-up that designs and builds prefabricated sustainable buildings.  The ecomagination Challenge, which launched its second phase in January, advances GE’s commitment to improve building energy efficiency through new technologies. GE's investment in the start-up by completing a Project Frog building at GE’s Crotonville Learning Center in Ossining, New York by the end of 2011.

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As part of the second phase of its ecomagination Challenge, GE has invested in Project Frog, a start-up that designs and builds prefabricated sustainable buildings.  The ecomagination Challenge, which launched its second phase in January, advances GE’s commitment to improve building energy efficiency through new technologies. GE's investment in the start-up by completing a Project Frog building at GE’s Crotonville Learning Center in Ossining, New York by the end of 2011.

America's Reputation Is Every Company's Responsibility

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Corporate America is changing; organizations, such as GE, are providing tremendous leadership through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs and attempting to alter the failing reputation of America that has been developing over the last ten years. This article on Forbes.com cites how CSR is helping rebuild corporate America’s standing.

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Corporate America is changing; organizations, such as GE, are providing tremendous leadership through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs and attempting to alter the failing reputation of America that has been developing over the last ten years. This article on Forbes.com cites how CSR is helping rebuild corporate America’s standing.

B2B Brands Build Extra Marketing Muscle

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This article discusses the power of business-to-business brands. According to insight firm, Millward Brown, the world’s top business brands are worth a combined $360bn. GE is the second business-to-business brand name included on the annual BrandZ list of the top 100 most valuable global brands, which also includes Goldman Sachs, SAP and PetroChina. GE’s operations in technology, healthcare, finance and media give the company a brand value of $50.3bn, up 12% on last year. Chris Katsuleres, GE head of sponsorship and Olympic marketing, mentioned the brand would be stepping up its communication of the tangible benefits of its services, such as energy generation systems and healthcare technology. 

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This article discusses the power of business-to-business brands. According to insight firm, Millward Brown, the world’s top business brands are worth a combined $360bn. GE is the second business-to-business brand name included on the annual BrandZ list of the top 100 most valuable global brands, which also includes Goldman Sachs, SAP and PetroChina. GE’s operations in technology, healthcare, finance and media give the company a brand value of $50.3bn, up 12% on last year. Chris Katsuleres, GE head of sponsorship and Olympic marketing, mentioned the brand would be stepping up its communication of the tangible benefits of its services, such as energy generation systems and healthcare technology. 

Bob Massie on Integrated Reporting: From Concept to Reality

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GE’s Citizenship team invited Bob Massie, co-founder of the Global Reporting Initiative, to contribute an Expert Perspective on integrated reporting, which merges traditional financial reporting with sustainability reporting. As a member of the International Integrated Reporting Committee Working Group, Massie provides a first-hand account of the current status and future trajectory of integrated reporting, and also weighs in with his opinions about the significance and implications of the emerging practice.

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GE’s Citizenship team invited Bob Massie, co-founder of the Global Reporting Initiative, to contribute an Expert Perspective on integrated reporting, which merges traditional financial reporting with sustainability reporting. As a member of the International Integrated Reporting Committee Working Group, Massie provides a first-hand account of the current status and future trajectory of integrated reporting, and also weighs in with his opinions about the significance and implications of the emerging practice.

A Decade in Review with Accompanying CSR Milestones Timeline Presented by GE

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In its 2010 Citizenship Report, GE includes an essay reviewing the past decade in corporate social responsibility—as well as an interactive timeline of CSR milestones.

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In its 2010 Citizenship Report, GE includes an essay reviewing the past decade in corporate social responsibility—as well as an interactive timeline of CSR milestones.

Conflict Minerals and the Democratic Republic of Congo: Expanding Supply Chain Efforts

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In its 2010 Citizenship Report, GE committed to “design a due-diligence process to reduce the risk of minerals from conflict mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and adjoining territories entering GE’s supply chain.” This feature provides an in-depth view of the conflict minerals dilemma, and GE’s efforts to address this challenge in its supply chains by saying “Yes” to Conflict-Free DRC Sourcing.

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In its 2010 Citizenship Report, GE committed to “design a due-diligence process to reduce the risk of minerals from conflict mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and adjoining territories entering GE’s supply chain.” This feature provides an in-depth view of the conflict minerals dilemma, and GE’s efforts to address this challenge in its supply chains by saying “Yes” to Conflict-Free DRC Sourcing.

Green Business Network Reports: FedEx and GE Release 2010 CSR Reports

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Two top companies, Fedex and GE, have launched CSR reports for 2010. This is GE’s seventh annual Citizenship Report, which includes a ten-year retrospective and priority matrix, and addresses GE’s intentions in global leadership for issues such as energy and climate, water scarcity, resource depletion, and human rights. Fedex produced a CSR report concentrating on recycling, cleaner energy, emission reductions and a focus on their philanthropic efforts.

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Two top companies, Fedex and GE, have launched CSR reports for 2010. This is GE’s seventh annual Citizenship Report, which includes a ten-year retrospective and priority matrix, and addresses GE’s intentions in global leadership for issues such as energy and climate, water scarcity, resource depletion, and human rights. Fedex produced a CSR report concentrating on recycling, cleaner energy, emission reductions and a focus on their philanthropic efforts.

NYC and GE Foundation Developing Futures™ in Education Districts Continue CCSS Collaboration

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For more than 50 years, GE Foundation has invested in education programs based on a fundamental premise: a quality education ushers in a lifetime of opportunity, which helps build a strong and diverse citizenry to work and live in an increasingly competitive world. The seven districts (Atlanta, Cincinnati, Erie, Louisville, Milwaukee, Stamford and NY) have continued their collaboration around the adoption of the Common Core State Standards this summer, through a second visit to NYC and participation in the GE Foundation Summer Conference in Orlando.

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For more than 50 years, GE Foundation has invested in education programs based on a fundamental premise: a quality education ushers in a lifetime of opportunity, which helps build a strong and diverse citizenry to work and live in an increasingly competitive world. The seven districts (Atlanta, Cincinnati, Erie, Louisville, Milwaukee, Stamford and NY) have continued their collaboration around the adoption of the Common Core State Standards this summer, through a second visit to NYC and participation in the GE Foundation Summer Conference in Orlando.

GE Thumbs Its Nose at Outsourcing, Builds World-Class Data Center

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GE has revealed it’s new “green” data center, which is located on the same site where the world’s first commercial computer was installed in 1954. The data center was constructed by GE’s internal IT department at GE Appliances & Lighting in Louisville, Kentucky. While more and more companies are pursuing outsourcing their IT services, GE is taking an opposing view and concentrating it in-house.

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GE has revealed it’s new “green” data center, which is located on the same site where the world’s first commercial computer was installed in 1954. The data center was constructed by GE’s internal IT department at GE Appliances & Lighting in Louisville, Kentucky. While more and more companies are pursuing outsourcing their IT services, GE is taking an opposing view and concentrating it in-house.

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