Submitted by: CorporateRegister.com Limited
Posted: Jun 22, 2007 – 05:32 AM EST
Jun. 22 /CSRwire/ - June 22, 20007- GE today released its 2007 citizenship report, highlighting the company's progress on its 2006 commitments and providing a view into its priorities for the coming year. The report, "Investing in a Sustainable Future," is the company's third, and focuses on the interdependence between business strategy and corporate citizenship, especially as it relates to social and environmental issues in emerging markets.
For this year’s report, GE convened a Stakeholder Report Review Panel that provided feedback on the company’s reporting process and content. The result of the engagement can be viewed in the Review Panel Commentary, published unedited in the report. Other notable content includes the release of the GE Statement of Principles on Human Rights and disclosure of the Company's U.S. political contributions by recipient and amount. The report is also available in PDF format to users in its entirety or customizable by section and topic via the company’s website available on http://www.reportalert.info/ra/GE220607.htm. The print report will be translated into French, Spanish, German, Italian and Chinese (Mandarin).
The report has been produced to level A of the new third generation GRI framework. GE is a member of the 2006 Dow Jones Sustainability Index and has been named FORTUNE magazine’s "Most Admired" U.S. and global corporation for the second straight year and seventh time in a decade. In addition, GE's compliance program has received the top ranking in Ethisphere Magazine's annual ranking for the world's most ethical company in the diversified industries category.
The 2007 citizenship report follows the Company's recent release of its annual ecomagination report that details GE's vision and commitment to harness GE's products and services to address the world's pressing environmental issues.
GE's citizenship report is available via http://www.reportalert.info/ra/GE220607.htm
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