Awards & Recognition
GE Named Top Supporter of HBCUs
USBE Information Technology, April 2014
GE was honored for its support of historically Black college and university (HBCU) engineering programs in areas including research and mentorship projects, participation on advisory councils, faculty development opportunities, and career opportunities.
GE Among World’s Most Ethical Companies
Ethisphere, April 2014
GE was named one of the World’s Most Ethical (WME) Companies, which recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business “ethically” and translate those words into action.
GE Named #1 for Leadership by HR.com
HR.com, April 2014
GE earned top honors in the Leadership 500 Excellence Awards at the Global Leadership Excellence Forum, placing first in the Large Companies category. GE was recognized for exceptional leadership development programs and initiatives.
Woman Engineer Magazine's #1 Employer
Woman Engineer Magazine, April 2014
GE is ranked #1 on Woman Engineer Magazine’s Top 50 Employers, up from #3 in 2013. GE was ranked the top company in the country for which women engineers would most like to work or whom they believe would provide a positive working environment.
GE featured among top 50 employers for women
The Manufacturer, April 2014
General Electric has been named on a list of the top 50 employers in the UK for women. GE was one of few manufacturers to be included in the annual list published by The Times in partnership with workplace gender equality campaign Opportunity Now.
GE 5th for Engineering Students
Universum, April 2014
GE ranked 5th in this year’s Ideal Employers for U.S. engineering students.
GE Named to Top 50 Organizations for Diversity
DiversityBusiness.com, April 2014
GE was named among the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities”, one the most recognized and respected lists in the country of corporations recognized for their commitment to diversity.
Top 50 Companies Young People Want to Work For
Collegefeed, March 2014
GE ranked #33 on Collegefeed’s list of Top 50 Companies Young People Want to Work For, developed out of a poll asking Millennials their top employer picks to better understand brand recognition and optimize recruiting strategies for recent college graduates.
GE Named to 50 Smartest Companies by MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review, March 2014
The 50 companies on MIT Technology Review’s annual list of the “smartest” businesses in the world make disruptive technologies. GE was recognized at #17 for our use of big data and sensors to help revive manufacturing and our $1.5B investment in the industrial internet.
GE Named the World's Most Innovative Company in Big Data
Fast Company, February 2014
GE was named the world’s most innovative company in big data by Fast Company for harnessing data from its planes and trains to power a new Industrial Internet, potentially saving billions.
Excellence in Veteran Engagement & Integration
American Corporate Partners, February 2014
American Corporate Partners (ACP), a nonprofit organization that assists veterans in their transition to the civilian workforce, presented Jeff Immelt with their first-ever Award for Excellence in Veteran Engagement & Integration. The award recognizes a CEO and leadership team that leads by example in the recruiting, hiring, training and retention of returning US veterans so that they may build long-standing careers.
World's Most Admired Companies
Fortune, February 2014
GE is ranked among the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune for its 9th consecutive year, this year breaking into the top 10.
Minority Engineer Magazine’s Top 50 Employers
Minority Engineer Magazine, February 2014
GE was ranked 11th on the 23rd Annual “Top 50 Employers” list in Minority Engineer Magazine as a company that minority engineers most want to work for or believe provides a positive working environment for minority engineers.
Equal Opportunity Magazine’s Top 50 Employers
Equal Opportunity Magazine, February 2014
GE was ranked 11th on the 21st Annual “Top 50 Employers” list in Equal Opportunity Magazine as a company that its readers most want to work for or believe provides a positive working environment for members of minority groups.
50 Happiest Companies in America for 2014
Career Bliss, January 2014
GE was voted to #8 by its employees as one of the happiest and most rewarding places to work.
GE #3 in Best Companies for Leaders
Chief Executive, January 2014
GE was ranked third in the 2014 Best Companies for Leaders. It was recognized for being a multinational organization with complex business units while maintaining a strong reputation for developing leaders and leading innovation in technology.