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Corporate responsibility


Taking energy forward - making it cleaner, safer and more efficient for people and the planet.

Our commitment

Our people, planet, and principles framework guides our responsibility to sustainable operations and enables us to accomplish our business priorities.

Our framework


  • Increase diversity in leadership, our employee base, and our supply chain to reflect the communities where we operate. 

  • Attract, equip, and empower the workforce of the future by investing in early leadership development, supporting employee health and wellbeing, and creating opportunities for the next generation of talent. 

  • Collaborate with organizations and on projects aligned with interests and needs of the communities where we live and work around the globe.

19% Women in senior leadership

35% of U.S. employees identified as minority

Our framework


  • Reduce BHGE’s environmental footprint by minimizing emissions and waste each year.
  • Partner with customers to help reduce their environmental footprint.
  • Invent technologies and invest in a portfolio of low-carbon products and services.

50%  Reduction of CO2 eq. emissions by 2030

0% CO2 eq. emissions by 2050

Our framework


  • Make every day a Perfect HSE Day—a day with no injuries, accidents, or harm to the environment. 

  • Do the right thing always, delivering the best quality products, services, processes, and technologies in the industry. 

  • Maintain ethical practices, as well as supply chains through a risk-mitigation management approach across our global operations to ensure we are rigorous in safeguarding human rights.

20% Increase in Perfect HSE Days 

Center for Offshore Safety Leadership Awards in four of the last five years

A culture of responsibility

Business can advance societies, and be profitable at the same time, by delivering results that create shared value. Our corporate responsibility is to continue to foster an inclusive culture that supports people and communities, to be stewards of the environment, and to operate with sound governance and ethical and responsible business practices.

Read our chairman's letter

To learn more, download and read our 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

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