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ABOUT General Electric
GE (NYSE: GE) is an advanced technology, services and finance company taking on the worlds toughest challenges. Dedicated to innovation in energy, health, transportation and infrastructure, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.ge.com.
Citizenship at GEis more than a program or a set of good intentions - it is a full-time commitment built upon cultural behaviors and actions. These actions are integrated with business strategy and have defined goals, strategies and metrics that make it actionable and accountable.
At the heart of GEs approach is a simple framework: make money, make it ethically and make a difference. GE is rigorous and deliberate about how it can help solve some of the worlds toughest problems. This approach is recalibrated often to address changing circumstances and challenges -- but the companys values consistently ground its views on whats important. For more information, visit the company's Citizenship Web site at www.gecitizenship.com.
“American Business Can Compete and Win Anywhere”: GE CEO Jeff Immelt Kicked Off DC Summit
On the morning of February 13, 2012, GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt launched a four-day American competitiveness summit in Washington, DC. The event will be focused on U.S. manufacturing, job creation, innovation, trade and veterans. GE used the opening day to announce a number of programs addressing skills training, workforce preparedness, affordable healthcare, and plans to hire veterans. Top business and political leaders attending the event include House Speaker John Boehner, Secretary of Veterans Affairs General Gary Shinseki, and Boeing CEO Jim McNerney.