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GE Brings Big Data to the Masses with Web Series 'Datalandia'
GE Brings Big Data to the Masses with Web Series 'Datalandia'

10 years ago - GE’s imagination at work is going Hollywood with Datalandia, a web series created to help consumers understand the cumbersome world of the industrial Internet. Filmed at Miniatur Wunderland, an attraction featuring model trains and towns in Hamburg, Germany, the "summer blockbuster"-like series, replete with blood-sucking vampires and extraterrestrials, aims to show that the Internet as we know it infiltrates much more than what meets the eye.

GE Generates $25 Billion in Revenues from Sustainability Investments
GE Generates $25 Billion in Revenues from Sustainability Investments

10 years ago - Last year, General Electric invested nearly $2 billion in research and development for sustainability innovation and generated some $25 billion in revenue, according to the company’s 2012 “Our Global Impact” update.The report includes an update on commitments made through ecomagination, GE’s program to develop products and services with significant environmental advantages. These commitments include:

A New Triple Bottom Line
A New Triple Bottom Line

10 years ago - This post first appeared on CSRWire on January 13, 2012.As we dive into the new year and face up to the challenges ahead, I am reminded of the fundamental reason so many of us are working in this area. We came to do more good, though we often find most of our time is spent doing less harm.CSR organizations are increasingly tasked to cover both. And we will have to come up with new approaches to scale doing less harm and doing more good at the same time.The Cost of IncrementalismWhat is taking so long? Looking at just one aspect of CSR, corporate philanthropy, we see lack of results from scale — from the ReachScale site:

The Power of True Transformation: Key Takeaways from SB Rio
The Power of True Transformation: Key Takeaways from SB Rio

10 years ago - Sustainable Brands has arrived in Rio. For the first time, we’ve managed to convey to sustainability leaders in Brazil the spirit of this network, which reaches around 500,000 people worldwide and brings together professionals dedicated to transforming the way business is done. It’s become clear that this is a community where making excuses and whining is not an option.

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GE Introduces New Membrane To Purify Tough-to-Treat Water
GE Introduces New Membrane To Purify Tough-to-Treat Water

10 years ago - GE has developed a new membrane to purify tough-to-treat water such as wastewater from industrial processes that can reduce time between cleanings by as much as 50 percent.

Research: Choosing the Right Strategy for Sustainability Communications
Research: Choosing the Right Strategy for Sustainability Communications

10 years ago - A new report by UK-based analyst firm Verdantix says most companies have inadequate budgets for sustainability communications and are running risks by failing to integrate sustainability themes into their brand identities. The report, “Rethinking Sustainability: Brand Risks and Opportunities,” identifies five archetypes of how companies communicate about sustainability.

“Eco-Business” Explores Big Business's Motivation Behind Green
“Eco-Business” Explores Big Business's Motivation Behind Green

11 years ago - The lingo of sustainability didn’t offer a descriptive enough term for modern brands that integrate energy savings, waste reduction and innovative sourcing goals into the framework of the way they do business. So professors Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister coined one: Eco-Business.

Levi’s, BBVA, eBay Top Index of Brands Communicating Sustainability Via Social Media
Levi’s, BBVA, eBay Top Index of Brands Communicating Sustainability Via Social Media

11 years ago - Levi Strauss, BBVA, eBay, Danone and General Electric made the top five of the SMI-Wizness Social Media Sustainability Index 2012, an annual review examining how major firms use social media to communicate sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

Is Your Brand RAD? Partnering with the EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal Program
Is Your Brand RAD? Partnering with the EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal Program

11 years ago - In 2012, EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) program celebrated six years and 50 partners. EPA launched the RAD program in 2006 as a voluntary partnership program to help protect the ozone layer and climate system. In its first year, RAD partnered with nine utilities.

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McDonalds, GE, BoA Embrace Mapping Tool To Manage Water Risk
McDonalds, GE, BoA Embrace Mapping Tool To Manage Water Risk

11 years ago - The World Resources Institute (WRI) launched an online tool last week that uses current, high-resolution data to map water risk worldwide.

GE Report: Innovation on the Rise, Executives Conflicted About Best Approaches
GE Report: Innovation on the Rise, Executives Conflicted About Best Approaches

11 years ago - Business model innovation and collaborative innovation are expected to play larger roles in global performance, particularly in emerging markets, according to the annual "Global Innovation Barometer," published by GE this week.

Do Winning Sustainability Reports Measure Up?
Do Winning Sustainability Reports Measure Up?

14 years ago - Ahead of his breakout session on Strengthening Your Brand with Context Based Sustainability at Sustainable Brands '09, Mark McElroy writes on The Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) call for context in all sustainability reporting. While even award-winning sustainability reports have a hard time putting their achievements into context, their relevance relies upon it.