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GE supports Special Olympics

General Electric (GE) is supporting Special Olympics with funding dedicated to Special Olympics Connecticut’s coaches’ training and accreditation program and Special Olympics Africa.

GE donates $1M for Sandy relief

General Electric is doing its part to help those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Companies sharpen focus on sustainability efforts

Corporations across the U.S. have raced to bolster their sustainability initiatives around environmental, social and governance-related issues to meet market expectations that are higher than ever before, according to a new report.

GE industrials gain steam

For the first time in seven years, GE generated earnings growth across its entire array of industrial units, but is eyeing continued uncertainty for 2013.

LED turns 50

General Electric Co. marked the 50th anniversary of Nick Holonyak Jr.’s invention of the LED.

‘CNG in a Box’ from GE

In Las Vegas, General Electric Co. unveiled a “CNG in a box” fuel pump for retail gas stations.

UTC gets good grade on foreign ethics

UTC won a “B” on its anti-corruption stance, while GE received just a middling grade.

Airline wants GEnx fixed

Qatar Airlines reportedly will not accept Boeing 787 Dreamliners on order until GE engines are cleared of defects.

Report: GE awards UConn $7.5m

General Electric Co. reportedly is awarding the University of Connecticut $7.5 million to support research on electrical systems.

Study: GE brand in top 6

A back-to-basics ad campaign and sponsorship of the London Olympic games won General Electric Co. the sixth slot on Interbrand’s ranking of global brands.

GE creates mining division

General Electric Co. went Down Under in establishing a head office for its new GE Mining division.

Report: Cohens give $5m for Stamford park

The Steven A. and Alexandra M. Cohen Foundation reportedly is donating $5 million to the Mill River Collaborative.

Connecticut unfurls new ad campaign

After focusing the initial phase of Connecticut’s new “Still Revolutionary” advertising campaign on tourism, the next phase features cutting-edge companies here.

Air Force taps GE, Pratt

The Air Force Research Laboratory selected GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney to develop separately a newfangled jet engine.

NTSB: inspect GEnx regularly

Federal officials want “urgent action” to inspect GEnx aircraft engines in service on a regular basis.