GE Ecomagination Annual Report

On June 24, 2010 GE announced that it surpassed $5 billion in ecomagination research and development investment in 2009, one year ahead of schedule, and committed to invest an additional $10 billion by 2015 as it released its 2009 ecomagination annual report.

Highlights include:

  • Reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improving the energy efficiency of its operations – GE reduced its GHG emissions by 22% compared to 2004. GE improved its energy intensity 34% compared to 2004, surpassing the goal of 30% in 20 12. And GE has reduced its GHG intensity 39% compared to 2004.
  • Reducing water use and improving water reuse - GE reduced water consumption 30% compared to a 2006 baseline, surpassing the original goal of 20% by 2012.