GE ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE

Integrity

GE infuses compliance and governance into every aspect of its business.

We are committed to maintaining a world - class compliance culture in every GE business and everywhere we operate around the world. We recognize that our reputation for integrity and compliance is a competitive advantage, and are proud to have been honored as one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for 12?straight years (2007 – 2018).

GE’s Integrity & Compliance program focuses on prevention, detection and response.

It begins with personal engagement on integrity from GE’s leadership and is supported by robust compliance processes. GE leaders across the businesses personally drive a culture of integrity everywhere GE operates.

ELEMENTS OF OUR PROGRAM

To ensure the Integrity & Compliance program is evolving as new risks emerge,?GE relies on a team of experts and digital tools to help us stay ahead of significant compliance risks. With changing workforce demographics and?modes of communication, our program?requires constant reinvention to stay relevant?for a global community.

Culture

GE regularly uses its open reporting trends to determine program priorities and identify areas of focus.? We expect and encourage our employees to make ethical decisions using candor, transparency, and humility.

Training & Communications

GE uses a focused training & communications plan to educate employees about the risks and policies they need to be aware of.? GE reinforces these learnings via leadership communications and embedded messaging within various applications.

Assessment

Data is increasingly important in how we work. Systems, processes, and regularly scheduled risk assessments across our risk areas result in improvements and insights into our program's health. For example, we use a gifts & hospitality monitoring program to track trends and flags regarding spend and type of recipient.

Global Reach

It’s increasingly important to get the balance right between local and global processes.? GE relies on key controls and input from regional experts to ensure compliance is achieved everywhere GE operates.

GE’s policy against improper payments in business transactions is a key element of?The Spirit & The Letter?and represents a core belief in how we do business.

GE’s approach to compliance in this critical area is multifaceted. GE’s policy against improper payments in business transactions is a key element of?The Spirit & The Letter?and represents a core belief in how we do business. Among its key features are: policies and procedures, controls, investigation and remediation, training, due diligence, and Corporate Audit Staff support.

GE Spotlight

World’s Most Ethical Companies

Ethisphere Magazine, 2018

World’s Most Admired Companies

Fortune, 2017

World’s Most Respected Companies

Barron’s, 2017

Attorneys that Matter

Ethisphere Magazine, 2017