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Soak The Casbah: GE Technology Brings Fresh Water to Millions in Algiers

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Water barrels and storage tanks had for years dominated roofs in the Casbah and other neighborhoods spread over the crescent of hills ringing the Algerian capital and the blue half-moon of Bay of Algiers. “There was a big water shortage in this country,” says Ali Nouioua, a GE Power & Water manager based in Algeria. “Some areas would lose water every two or three days. People would have to buy it from water tankers on the street and store it on the roof.”

The Business of Social Cohesion

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GE has asked the members of its Citizenship Advisory Panel to reflect on trends and key challenges for sustainable development in 2013. This post by Thero Setiloane explores the business of social cohesion.

CDC Foundation’s $3.2 Million Partnership Strengthens Haiti’s Public Health Infrastructure

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GE Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Proteus On-Demand and BD invest in Haiti's recovery

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GE Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Proteus On-Demand and BD invest in Haiti's recovery

The Ocean on Tap: GE Technology Helps Victoria Slake Her Thirst

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When Australia got whiplashed by extreme weather in January, rivers swelled by a cyclone flooded Queensland in the north, while the Victoria province in the south remained arid and gritted through a wave of severe drought. The lack of rain added to the long struggle of Victoria’s growing capital and the country’s second largest city, Melbourne, to keep its 4 million residents watered.

But if rain is unpredictable, why not tap the vast Pacific Ocean nearby?

Family Matters: GE Technology Helps Healthcare Providers in Africa

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The rural health clinic in Kimalamisale, Tanzania, sits at the end of a rutted sandy road some 160 miles from the nearest large town of Kisarawe. Although the brightly colored concrete structure serves thousands of villagers living in the surrounding savannah, it has no electricity and its main healthcare equipment includes a stethoscope, weighing scales, and a blood pressure machine.

Myanmar (formerly Burma) and Human Rights

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It was 2006 when GE first concluded that the growth rates in emerging markets were three times those of the developed markets and that our business interests would have us operating in countries where human rights are under pressure.

A Shared Commitment to Education

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GE was pleased to be part of a group of more than 70 corporations and associations to express support for successful implementation of the new College- and Career-Readiness standards.  The group demonstrated its support by signing a letter published in the New York Times. Why did we do this? Because the ability of our country to compete successfully in a global economy demands that our students be either ready for college-level coursework or prepared for careers when they graduate high school.

Creating Possibilities: The Industrial Internet and Sustainability

Introduction: The Next Wave Of Innovation?
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The Internet has supported an amazing array of innovation, fundamentally changing our lives, from the way we connect with each other to our shopping habits. While some argue that this wave of innovation has largely run its course, we believe that a new wave is just beginning.

Integrating Human Rights into Business Due Diligence

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GE has asked the members of its Citizenship Advisory Panel to reflect on trends and key challenges for sustainable development in 2013. This post by Salil Tripathi the challenge of integrating human rights into business due diligence.

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