GE Citizenship Report: Overview of Challenges & Value

Aug 31, 2011 9:00 AM ET

Overview of Challenges and Value

The 2010 GE Citizenship Report: Sustainable Growth specifically identifies nine key world challenges, and explains how GE creates value by confronting them.  The challenge/value pairs include:

  • Energy & Climate / Energy Innovation

  • Water Scarcity / Reuse & Desalination

  • Resource Depletion / Product Life Cycle

  • Chronic Disease / Affordable Healthcare

  • Uneven Economic Development / Productivity & Competitiveness

  • Skills Gap / Improving Education

  • Conflict & Corruption / Human Rights & Rule of Law

  • Financial Volatility / Responsible Investment

  • Struggling Cities / City Partnerships


On its Web site, GE invites your comments. To continue reading about challenges and GE value and to voice your opinion, click here.

   About GE
GE (NYSE: GE) is an advanced technology, services and finance company taking on the world’s 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
Citizenship at GE is 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.