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general electric

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From general electric's site: "At GE, our spirit of innovation and dedication to integrity are our best tools for meeting the difficult challenges faced by the communities and people our businesses reach. This means we approach citizenship with the same discipline, strategy and accountabilities that drive any part of our business, to produce benefits that extend far beyond our bottom line."

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general electric's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
2009 Corporate Citizenship Awards business civic leadership center custom nominee
Brand Emissions Leaders haymarket group member
25 Top Companies for Leaders 2009 (North America) fortune rank #6 of 25
Climate Counts Climate Action Scores 2009 - Top 10 climate counts score 74/100
CSR Index 2009 boston college center for corporate citizenship rank #22 of 50
Working Mother Best Companies 2009 working mother magazine group member
World's Most Ethical Companies 2009 ethisphere group member
Energy Star Award for Sustained Excellence 2009 environmental protection agency group member
100 Best Corporate Citizens 2009 corporate responsibility officer rank #52 of 100
The Earthsense 35 greenbiz group member
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Articles about General Electric ?

GE Confirms £100m UK Turbine Plant Investment

From businessgreen.com (verified), October 25, 2010

Resource Management

General Electric (GE) today joined arch-rival Siemens in confirming that it too will continue with plans for a new wind turbine factory in the UK, after the government last week announced that it would invest £60m in upgrading British ports to ...

in this article: general electric

GE Employs Jet Engine Technology To Cool LED Bulbs

From greentechmedia.com (verified), October 24, 2010

Resource Management

General Electric has come out with an experimental LED bulb that is part light fixture and part plane.

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General Electric Invests $400 Million On Fridge Of The Future

From greentechmedia.com (verified), October 18, 2010

Resource Management

General Electric today announced that it will invest over $400 million into four centers of excellence dedicated toward designing and manufacturing refrigeration products. A year ago, GE plunked $600 million into facilities for developing energy effi...

in this article: general electric

GE Snaps Up Opal Software For The Smart Grid

From gigaom.com (verified), October 14, 2010

Resource Management

GE is stretching out further along the network of the smart grid. This morning, GE said it has acquired Australian company Opal Software, which makes software and services for smart grid network testing and management. Terms of the deal were not disc...

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GE To Convert Second Gas Turbine To Dual-Fuel Operation With Sugarcane Ethanol

From greencarcongress.com (verified), October 7, 2010

Waste Management

Following the initial success of the first use of sugarcane-based ethanol in a gas turbine system, GE has received a contract from Petrobras to convert a second unit at the site to burn this alternative fuel. The power plant serves the city of Juiz d...

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GE Tops Climate Innovation Index, Berkshire Hathaway Ranks Last

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 4, 2010

Resource Management

General Electric has edged out Ford and Intel to take the top spot in Maplecroft’s Climate Innovation Index U.S. 100, while Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway comes in last, reports Bloomberg.

in this article: ford, general electric, intel, berkshire hathaway

GE Buys Calnetix Unit To Get Power From Wasted Heat, Tap $1 Billion Market

From bloomberg.com (verified), October 4, 2010

Resource Management

General Electric Co. said it bought the waste-heat power generation business of closely held Calnetix Inc. to add to its biogas equipment unit and tap into a market it estimates at $1 billion.

in this article: general electric

GE Introduces Residential Smart Grid-Compatible Electric Vehicle Charger

From greencarcongress.com (verified), October 3, 2010

Waste Management

GE unveiled the residential GE WattStation electric vehicle charger. Following the announcement of the public charger in July, the residential GE WattStation is designed to help accelerate the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles by decreasing time ...

in this article: general electric

GE Puts $28 Million In China Wind JV, Amyris Shares Start Trading Today

From venturebeat.com (verified), September 28, 2010

Resource Management

GE announced it has formed a joint venture with Chinese company Harbin Power Equipment to service the $13 billion wind industry in China. The country is the world’s biggest market for wind turbine sales, according to the release, and is expecte...

in this article: general electric

GE Throws Its Weight Behind Electric Car Adoption With Better Place Partnership

From venturebeat.com (verified), September 22, 2010

Waste Management

GE will team up with electric vehicle (EV) services startup Better Place to roll out a host of financing and technology initiatives aimed at encouraging widespread adoption of electric vehicles, the two companies announced today.

in this article: general electric, better place

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Recent Green Products from general electric

  product description list price  
GE 73716 7-Watt Energy Smart PAR20 LED Light Bulb GE 73716 7-Watt Energy Smart PAR20 LED Light Bulb

Certifications: energy star
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GE 47452 42 Watt (150 Watt equivalent) Energy Smart Soft White Spiral T4 Light Bulb GE 47452 42 Watt (150 Watt equivalent) Energy Smart Soft White Spiral T4 Light Bulb

Certifications: energy star
$11.4 show now on Amazon.com check prices*
General Electric 97659 13-Watt (60 Watt equivalent) Energy Smart Soft White Spiral T3 Light Bulb 6-Pack General Electric 97659 13-Watt (60 Watt equivalent) Energy Smart Soft White Spiral T3 Light Bulb 6-Pack

Certifications: energy star
$15.4 show now on Amazon.com check prices*
GE 47448 12-Watt, 23-Watt, 29-Watt (50/100/150 Watt equivalent) Energy Smart Spiral 3-Way 6 Year Life Light Bulb GE 47448 12-Watt, 23-Watt, 29-Watt (50/100/150 Watt equivalent) Energy Smart Spiral 3-Way 6 Year Life Light Bulb

Certifications: energy star
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