Stakeholder engagement

Guest Post: Engage radically - New McKinsey Report Confirms Stakeholder Engagement is an Important Factor in CSR

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recent report by McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm, argues that a thorough stakeholder engagement process is vital to the success of a company. Today corporations are facing a diverse array of stakeholders - from government to consumers - that expect industry to help solve major economic, environmental and social problems.

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.

Leading in a "Material World" - The Sustainability Outlook 2013 Survey

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How was your 2012? For most companies, it was a turbulent year, with a storm of the century in the U.S.; the Eurozone’s existential moment; crises at suppliers and banks; and citizen protests on every continent. More of the same is expected in 2013.

Tax and Corporate Citizenship

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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 Isabel Hilton discusses transparency in corporate tax affairs.

Radical Collaboration through Technology

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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 Jane Nelson discusses the potential for new kinds of collaboration through developments in information and communications technology.

The Great Climate Disconnect

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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 first post by Nick Robins tackles the gap between climate change risk and ambition. 

GE Citizenship Reporting: Expert Exchange Summary

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In mid-September 2012, GE’s Citizenship team experimented with a new practice of in-depth online stakeholder engagement. Specifically, we invited 50 sustainability experts from around the world into a weeklong virtual dialogue on the OpenEyeWorld (OEW) platform to provide feedback our new Citizenship Web portal. 

Sustainability: A Technological Challenge

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In 2012, as part of our stakeholder engagement, GE focused on the role of technology in addressing sustainability challenges. We brought together our Citizenship Advisory Panel with technology leaders from GE’s Global Research centers for a convening with public policy, research and civil society experts. The Panel also spent time with our Chairman and CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, to discuss these issues.

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