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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

G.E. tops list of world's most sustainable large corporations

G.E. led 100 of the world’s most sustainable large corporations based on productivity in energy, carbon, water and waste, based on an annual global ranking released this week by Canadian magazine Corporate Knights.  G.E. Global Research is based in Upstate NY.  (See related story below about new global R&D headquarter building which opened this week in Schnectady, NY)  The company topped the list which includes companies from 24 countries with a combined value of $4 trillion and three million employees.  Companies were chosen based on key performance indicators that measured productivity in the areas of energy consumption, carbon dioxide emissions, water use, waste disposal and sustainability leadership.