In January, The New York Times published an investigation into how the U.S. had lost out on manufacturing work for products “Designed by Apple in California” but “Assembled in China”. The report cited the...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 9, 2008
TreeHugger interviews Ferdinando “Nani” Becalli-Falco, President and CEO of GE International, about the company’s efforts to make a profit while also helping to “green” China: In terms of its...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 6, 2008
The New York Times reports on how G.E. is looking to use the Beijing Olympics as a chance to reposition itself as a global corporation: This is not G.E.’s first effort to position itself as a global behemoth. Since most G.E....
by Sophie Beach | May 29, 2006
From the BBC (link): US industrial giant General Electric has struck a deal with the Chinese government to invest $50m (¬£27m) on developing green technologies. GE, which employs 13,000 people in mainland China, said energy efficiency and water filtration were among the projects to be developed. GE’s Chinese unit currently brings in revenues of $5bn […]
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- HRW – People in China Left Wondering, ‘What Happened in Xinjiang?’
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China