Water at GE

Unlike for fossil fuel–based energy, there are no substitutes or alternatives for water. But already around a quarter of the world’s population lives in areas of current or developing water scarcity. Another quarter lacks access to the infrastructure needed to get clean, affordable water to their homes.

In addition to providing products that help governments, companies and communities address water-scarcity challenges and opportunities, GE is working to understand and address the water impacts of our operations and the products we manufacture. This includes understanding our exposure to physical, regulatory and reputational risks as well as looking for ways to reduce the water footprint of our products throughout their lifecycles. We are also advocating for public policies that price water more accurately, so that water reuse becomes a viable and attractive option.

For more information, please visit:

GE Citizenship: Water Scarcity: http://www.gecitizenship.com/focus-areas/planet/water-scarcity/

Content from this campaign

Innovation & Technology

Soak The Casbah: GE Technology Brings Fresh Water to Millions in Algiers

Innovation & Technology

The Ocean on Tap: GE Technology Helps Victoria Slake Her Thirst

Health & Healthcare

Brine Science: How Salt and Ingenuity Purify Water for Thousands in Asia and Africa

Responsible Production & Consumption

A Thirsty Planet: As Water Grows Scarce, Americans Embrace Water Recycling

Responsible Production & Consumption

New GE Refrigerator Filters Trace Pharmaceuticals From Water

Environment

GE, Coke Among Industry Leaders Launching Water Risk Mapping Project

Environment

GE Saudi Water Reuse Summit to Address Kingdom's Water Challenges

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