In one year, the site reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 488.5 metric tons, water consumption by 984,000 gallons, and gas and electric usage by 530,900 k Wh, and recycled 15 tons of office waste.
Through these reductions, the Atlanta campus has an annual projected cost savings of ,000. The site worked with its engineers and third-party building and property management as well as its waste and recycling company to find ways to reduce energy and water consumption.
As in previous years, this report covers a wide range of topics, from greenhouse gas emissions and water use to revenues and supply chain audits.
The bulk of the report is focused on how GE works to help solve problems for our customers and society through innovation and operational excellence.
GE is committed to accelerating the commercialization of innovative ideas.In the spirit of ecomagination, GE Ventures, Energy makes venture capital investments in innovative companies in the energy sector.The goal of GE Ventures, Energy is to be the global partner of choice to accelerate the commercialization of world-class ideas and technologies by providing capital as well as access to GE’s expertise, resources and global scale.It has used this information to design a solution that protects companies from unnecessarily high electricity costs without requiring any changes to the way they run their businesses.Flare Gas Reduction and Use: With the number of new oil and gas wells in remote areas increasing, many operators have been forced to flare unused natural gas, because the infrastructure needed to capture and transport the gas economically is too far away.