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Portuguese Brewery saves 72 million liters of water annually with GE technology

Summary: 
  • Sociedade Central de Cervejas e Bebidas Brewery, Part of the HEINEKEN Group, near Lisbon Honored with GE ecomagination Award
  • Annual Fresh Water Consumption Reduced by 72 Million Liters
  • Brewery Lessened Its Environmental and Economic Impact
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  • Sociedade Central de Cervejas e Bebidas Brewery, Part of the HEINEKEN Group, near Lisbon Honored with GE ecomagination Award
  • Annual Fresh Water Consumption Reduced by 72 Million Liters
  • Brewery Lessened Its Environmental and Economic Impact

Unilever, Nike, GE, Wal-Mart, Puma, Coca-Cola, and IKEA Among Corporate Sustainability - New Report

by Vikas Vij
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The 20th Annual GlobeScan/SustainAbility Report on leadership in corporate sustainability recognizes global companies that have shown strong performance in sustainable business practices. The survey included inputs from expert stakeholders in business, government, academiaand nonprofit organizations across 87 countries.

GE’s Ecomagination Lacks Eco and Imagination

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Remember back in 2005 when General Electric (GE) launched its Ecomagination initiative? Its purpose, as the liberal news site Grist put it at the time, was “to ramp up development of clean technologies and lighten the company’s Goliath-like environmental footprint.” A noble effort indeed.

12 Initiatives Working to Empower Women in the Middle East

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Editor’s Note: A version of this blog post was originally published on Wamda.com and is cross-posted here with permission.

A Dialogue with Gretchen Hancock of GE on Science-Based Sustainability Goal-Setting (Part 2)

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In part one of this dialogue, #NewMetrics channel co-curator Bill Baue and Judy Sandford, Senior Strategist for Sustainability Communications at Addison, discussed GE's approach to accountability for, and reporting on, its worldwide carbon footprint with GE's Resource Optimization Manager, Gretchen Hancock.

GE Healthcare Reaches out to Indian Villages

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The biggest global healthcare companies are beginning to take significant steps to develop products for the Indian mass market, not just the tier 2 and 3 towns, but also villages, where healthcare problems are the most acute.

GE Healthcare on Wednesday said it was developing a range of new super value products in India that would be priced 25% to 40% lower than their lowest priced products previously developed for India and emerging markets.

A Woman's Work: Powering Up in the MENA Region

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GE sponsors the Women Powering Work program to bring about innovations for economic equality in the MENA region.

Vegetable Power: How the Green Fields of Kenya are Leading an Off-Grid Revolution

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“If you don’t have power, it is difficult to achieve economic growth and better living standards,” observes George Njenga, GE Distributed Power Regional Leader, Sub-Saharan Africa.

It is estimated that more than two-thirds of the population of Sub-Sahara Africa is without electricity, and more than 85% of those living in rural areas lack access to the grid. (Source: International Energy Agency)

GE helps to build sustainable infrastructure with Korean partners

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GE Korea and its partners work together for a sustainable future.

“We are committed to learning, sharing and growing with partners and customers in Korea and around the globe,” stresses Chris Khang, president and CEO of GE Korea, emphasizing the importance of responding to the nation’s complex challenges through collaboration.

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