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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.

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.

GLOBAL 100: GE Named One of the 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

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GE has been named to the Global 100, a ranking of the most sustainable corporations in the world.  The award, announced this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is based on 12 key performance indicators including resource, employee and financial management.  “We are committed to finding sustainable solutions to benefit the planet, its people and the economy,“ said Bob Corcoran, Vice President of Corporate Citizenship.

Toyota Receives Highest Number of Clean Energy Patents; RE-volv Sets Up Crowd Funded Solar Project via Indiegogo - Energy Minute for January 10, 2013

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Toyota has received the highest number of clean energy patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the third consecutive quarter. The Office granted a record 798 clean energy patents in the third quarter of 2012, the highest total on record since the Cleantech Group at Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti began tracking the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index.

GE Foundation Developing Futures in Education Launches Facebook Page

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The GE Foundation Developing Futures in Education program, which supports high-impact initiatives that improve access to -- and the equity and quality of -- public education, launched a Facebook page in November.

Click here to visit the GE Foundation Developing Futures in Education Facebook Page

GE Will Supply Equipment for Producing Liquefied Natural Gas to Gas Stations for Trucks, and the Army Evaluates Alternative Energy Solutions in Field Tests - Energy Minute for December 3, 2012

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GE will supply Clean Energy Fuels Corp with new equipment that will produce liquefied natural gas for a network of gas stations for trucks along major U.S. highways. The market for such equipment is expected to grow into a $1 billion market for GE over the next five years. Clean Energy Fuels is the country’s largest manufacturer of natural gas for transportation.

General Electric Helps Hurricane Sandy Relief; Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay Installs Passive Energy HVAC System - Energy Minute for November 15, 2012

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GE is providing monthly financing options to customers in New York and New Jersey who need to retrofit or replace backup power equipment due to damage from Hurricane Sandy. The company’s manufacturing facilities have also increased their production schedules to meet the demand for key electrical distribution equipment and components to expedite the delivery of electrical equipment to restore and maintain power.

GE Healthcare Breaks into Rural China

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According to new medical reforms, 850 billion yuan will be invested into the primary care market and over 750 million Chinese people will join the primary care system. Under such a policy, international medical giants such as GE Healthcare and Medtronic Inc, used to providing high-end medical devices in large cities, are planning to sink their brand channels into the second and third-tier cities, and rural areas in China with their huge populations.

GE Invests $7.5M in UConn to Create Electrical Distribution Technologies of Tomorrow

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General Electric is expanding its relationship with the University of Connecticut’s engineering school by launching a five-year, $7.5 million initiative.

The intiative includes an endowed professorship, scholarship money for undergraduate and graduate students and $3.3 million in funding for company directed research at the school.

It was announced Tuesday at the headquarters of GE’s Industrial Solutions division here. The business unit makes dozens of devices used to control and protect the distribution of electricity.

GE & Urban Green Energy Install Wind-Powered Charging Station; Samsung Partners with FreeBalance; AT&T Promotes No-Texting While Driving Pledge - CSR Minute for August 24, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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