2022 Annual Report Inclusivity

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We’re coming together to unleash our potential.

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Driven by Our Differences

We believe in the power of possibility in every person because when we embrace our differences, we change the way we work—unlocking innovation by aligning people with passion.

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Inclusivity in Action

We come together to use our voice to bring attention to issues impacting our users, employees, communities and business.

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GE Appliances Named Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality Five Years in a Row

See how we’re raising the bar to create a more equitable workplace and encourage other companies to create an authentic and inclusive workplace for LGBTQ+ workers everywhere.

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Why Alison is Encouraging Working Parents to Give Themselves Grace

At GE Appliances, we’ve won several awards for being a great place to work for working parents. One of our leaders, Alison Seward, senior program director at GE Appliances, is raising her voice to empower and encourage other working parents.

From the employees we hire to our supplier partners, we’re taking active steps to build a more inclusive company that is reflective of our users and the communities where we live and work.

GE Appliances Launchpad Program Advances Supplier Diversity

We know a more diverse supply chain is a more resilient supply chain, and our goal is to spend $1 billion cumulatively with diverse suppliers by 2030. With 10 certified, diverse-owned suppliers participating in the first cohort, we’re making strides to pave the way for a more equitable future in manufacturing where our suppliers reflect our workforce and the communities we serve.

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Paid Paternity Leave Allows Spencer to Settle Into his New Role as Dad

The benefit of up to 12 weeks of paid paternity leave allowed Spencer to take the time he needed to settle into the most important work he’ll ever do.

Letters to Our Nation's Veterans, Delivered with Care

GE Appliances employees and their families come together for our annual letter-writing campaign, making handwritten notes and care packages for military members deployed overseas.

Sparking Creativity and Community with Local Students

Orlando neighborhoods were brought to life with art that inspires creativity and community through our Haier brand partnership with the Healing Walls Project.

We’re not an average company making products for average people because we see what makes you unique and we’re here to design products with you, not for you. Through inclusion and diversity, we’re driving creativity and innovation throughout our award-winning portfolio of brands and products.

Making Appliances More Accessible through Design Innovation

As a leader in smart home innovation, GE Profile is innovating to meet the needs of older individuals, those living with a disability, and multigenerational households.

Cooking Up Something Special with Byck Elementary Students

Through our partnership with Dare to Care, we’re helping to ensure that families across the community have food and healthier meal options at home.

GEA Blue Wave Helps Make Cooking a Reality for Visually Impaired Local Students

Using our appliances, students at the Louisville Central High School Vision Resource Center learn valuable independent living skills for their future. Now students are co-creating products with us for visually-impaired consumers.

Elevating Diverse Culinary Voices with Monogram and Edward Lee

Learn now Monogram is bolstering gender equity and diversity in the restaurant industry through a partnership with the LEE initiative.

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A Look Inside GE Profile’s Southern Living Adaptive Cottage

Designed to accommodate those living with mobility challenges, the Adaptive Cottage showcases the beauty and functionality of adaptive design.

Our commitment to ensuring a safe and inclusive workplace allows innovation to come to life because our employees can come to work, every day, and be who they really are. We strive to build a culture of integrity that reflects who we are as a business by continuing to do the right thing the GEA Way, every day.

Creating Possibilities for the Next Generation of Women in STEM

The women of GE Appliances banded together at FirstBuild to give Grace James Academy of Excellence students a firsthand look at the exciting careers available in STEM.

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Helping Connect Kentucky Youth with the Futures They Deserve

Through Gov. Beshear’s Everybody Counts plan, we’re creating jobs and possibilities in manufacturing for Jefferson County Public School students who may not have a plan for careers after high school.

Crossing the Finish Line for Our Louisville Community

At GE Appliances, we come together to support our people, and the community we call home–Louisville. See how we celebrated 70 years of Appliance Park and 50 years of the Kentucky Derby Festival mini and marathon races.

GE Appliances Takes to the Streets for PRIDE

With more than 400 employees marching to show their support for diversity and inclusion, GE Appliances had the most participants of anyone in the 2022 Kentuckiana Pride Parade.

Why James Chose GE Appliances: In His Own Words

Before joining GE Appliances, James Stanley wondered what it would be like to work for a company that values diversity and inclusion.

Teaching Important Life Skills to ESL Students at Goldsmith Elementary

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, GE Appliances employees volunteered their time to share culture and connection with students at Goldsmith Elementary.

Meet Willie: Girl Dad, Marine, Engineer

Willie Warren makes an impact through all of his many roles– including the difference he’s making in our Roper facility and his community.

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