Recognition

GE recognizes the difficulty in benchmarking its policies, processes and programs against its peers, as the Company portfolio spans multiple regions, businesses, industries and products. Here we provide a quick snapshot of external benchmarks with which others have decided how GE measures against their respective standards.

Corporate Equality
Human Rights Campaign, 2006–2011 (2011 rating: 60/100)

Brand Sustainability Index Survey
M&M, 2010 (#2)

America’s Most Generous Corporate Foundations
Businessweek, 2010 (#5)

100 Best Corporate Citizens
CR Magazine, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Most Ethical Companies
Ethisphere, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Sustainable Business Practices
Dow Jones Sustainability Index, 2006, 2007, 2008,  2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Global 100, 2010 (#1), 2011

Climate Innovation Index
Maplecroft,  2011 (#1), 2012

2011 Corporation of the Year
Cleantech 100

U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award
Gold U.S President’s Volunteer Service Award, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

World’s Most Admired Companies
Fortune, 2006 (#1), 2007 (#1), 2008 (#2), 2009 (#9), 2010 (#16), 2011 (#14 overall; #1 in Electronics), 2012

#1 Company for Leaders
Fortune/Hewitt Associates, 2007, 2009, 2011
Businessweek, 2010 (#1)
Transparency International, 2010

World’s Most Respected Company
Barron’s Magazine, 2008 (#11), 2009 (#43), 2010 (#74), 2011 (#48), 2012 (#54)

Best Place to Launch a Career
Businessweek, 2007 (#13), 2008 (#12), 2009 (#16)

Best Global Brand
Businessweek, 2008, 2009

20 Best Companies for Leadership
Businessweek, 2011

Most Innovative Companies
Businessweek, 2007 (#4), 2008 (#4), 2009 (#17), 2010 (#23)
Fast Company, 2009 (#11), 2010 (#19), 2011

Best In Class Employer
Asia Society, 2011 (1 of 5 winners), 2012

Most Innovative Practices
Asia Society, 2011, 2012

Top 100 Military Employers
G.I. Jobs, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012. 2013

Top 50 Employers for Veterans
Military Times, 2010 (#1), 2011, 2012

Most Powerful Women
Fortune, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 (Charlene Begley)

Women Worth Watching
Profiles in Diversity Journal, 2011, 2012

Top 5 Great Place to Work for Emiratis and Women
Great Place to Work Institute, UAE, 2012

Top 50 Employers for Women
The Times (Opportunity Now), 2012

Society of Women Engineers
President’s Award, GE Women’s Network, 2009

100 Best Companies for Working Mothers
Working Mother magazine, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Best Companies for Women’s Advancement
Working Mother magazine, 2011

Best Places for Diverse Managers to Work
Diversity MBA Magazine, 2011 (#18) , 2012 (#18)

CEO Leadership in Action Award
Profiles in Diversity Journal, 2012 (Jeff Immelt)

Corporate Inclusion
Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, 2009–2011 (2011 rating: 65/100)

Sustainable Growth 2012

GE’s 2012 Sustainable Growth Summary highlights progress against commitments on our social, environmental and economic impacts—or, what we call People, Planet and Economy.

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