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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.
GE Ecomagination VP Mark Vachon on Climate Change and Energy Solutions at UN Investor Summit on Climate Risk
"Companies that don't get this really risk becoming irrelevant," says GE Ecoimagination VP Mark Vachon in this highlight video reel from the Ceres investor summit held at the UN's headquarters in New York City last week.
The consensus among the speakers featured in the video is that investing with climate change in mind can mean investing in renewable energy projects with "bond-like" stable returns. It also means considering climate change risks like erosion and crop impacts.