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Turning Pig Manure into Oil Fosters Sustainability in a Crowded World

Cross post from 3BLMedia

How Turning Pig Manure into Oil Fosters Sustainability in a Crowded World

It took nature tens of millions of years to turn dead plants and other organic matter into coal and petroleum. Now GE has teamed up with…

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Added by David Martel on January 30, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments

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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Added by Jessi Copeland on September 8, 2011 at 8:50pm — No Comments

GE Launches Citizenship Video

 

Cross post from 3BLmedia.

Available on the homepage of its Web site, in this video, GE presents a brief overview of its citizenship efforts and highlights the exciting new features of its 2010 Citizenship Report: Sustainable Growth. This compelling video guides the reader through GE's citizenship value and the way in which its recently released…

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Added by David Martel on August 25, 2011 at 4:54pm — No Comments

GE Traces the Key to Sustainable Growth with 2010 Citizenship Report

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 3, 2011 - GE released its seventh annual Citizenship Report, entitled Sustainable Growth.  The report covers GE’s worldwide operations for the 2010 fiscal year and is structured around discussions of GE’s long-term value creation in addressing the world’s most pressing problems.

“Sustainable growth requires solutions that…

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Added by David Martel on August 5, 2011 at 9:05am — No Comments

GE Foundation Developing Futures in Education

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

 

 GE Foundation Developing Futures in Education

In 2006, thе GE Foundation announced a 20 million, five-year grant tο…

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Added by David Martel on June 23, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Businesses to Invest in the Education of the Next Generation

GE invests a great amount in the development of Hungarian Communities, for example, creating 25,000 jobs with 3 banks, 17 factories and 5 technology centers. Eszter Szabo, Regional Leader, GE Corporate Communications & Public Affairs explains it as “…we invest in the future of the region.”

GE provides philanthropic support to the development of human capital in the Central and Eastern European region through progressive education projects, such as the GE…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on May 2, 2011 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Partners Join to Assure College Success for Erie Students

The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) and the GE Foundation announce the launch of GO College – Erie, a college-access…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on April 20, 2011 at 8:35pm — No Comments

GE Launches National Health Initiative in Upstate to Expand Access to Care in Underserved Communities

The philanthropic organization of General Electric, the GE Foundation, has affirmed expansion of the Developing Health program to the Upstate. Three New Horizon Family Service community health centers have been chosen to receive $750,000 in grants each to help aid the expansion of their services and care opportunities. The GE Foundation is not only donating this lump sum, but will also provide volunteers in the form of GE employees, who bring with them their…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on April 20, 2011 at 8:32pm — No Comments

Erie schools receive $24 million from the U.S. Department of Education and GE for college access

$24 million has been donated by the Department of Education and the GE Foundation to the "Gaining Options for College Collaborative" program in the Erie School District. This program aims to increase the number of students at East High School, Strong Vincent High School and Central Career and Technical School who advance on to college. The program will finance college fairs, financial aid workshops and two "college coaches" at each school.…

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Added by David Martel on April 18, 2011 at 12:19pm — No Comments

GE Spotlighted for Applying UN "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Human Rights Framework

John Ruggie, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Business and Human Rights, has identified instances of applications of the U.N. “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework for advancing human rights.  Ruggie spotlighted GE for modifying its "Statement of Principles on Human Rights" in response to the Framework, by more explicitly addressing its responsibility to "respect" human rights.…

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Added by David Martel on March 9, 2011 at 8:06pm — No Comments

GE Foundation Developing Futures in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Added by David Martel on March 1, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The Daily Stamford Reports on GE's $10.3m Grant to Stamford Schools

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Added by David Martel on February 25, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments

GE Launches Expansion of Its Health Initiative to the New York Capital Region, Increasing Access to Care in Underserved Communities

  • $750,000 in grants awarded through the GE Developing Health Program to Hometown Health in Schenectady and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center’s facilities in Albany, Troy

  • Thousands more patients to be served across the region

  • Initiative to include skills-based volunteer support from GE employees

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Added by David Martel on February 25, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments

GE Launches Expansion of Its Health Initiative to the New York Capital Region, Increasing Access to Care in Underserved Communities

  • $750,000 in grants awarded through the GE Developing Health Program to Hometown Health in Schenectady and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center’s facilities in Albany, Troy

  • Thousands more patients to be served across the region

  • Initiative to include skills-based volunteer support from GE employees

With…

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Added by David Martel on February 25, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments

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