PG&E Corporation today announced it has again been selected for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which lists North American companies that lead their industries in corporate economic, environmental and social performance. The company was one of only nine U.S. energy utilities to make the North America Index. This marks the seventh consecutive year in which PG&E has been included in the North America Index.
"We are honored that our ongoing work to become a more sustainable company continues to be recognized by this leading benchmark," said Tony Earley, chairman, CEO and president of PG&E Corporation. "Our commitment to sustainability is essential to our everyday operations as we work to deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to our customers. Being named to this prestigious ranking shows that we are on the right track and motivates us to continue making progress across all aspects of our business."
PG&E earned this distinguished recognition based on sustainability accomplishments achieved in 2013, which include:
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) track the performance of leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. In selecting the top performers in each industry sector, DJSI evaluated companies on issues such as corporate governance, risk management, climate change, supply chain management, customer relations, corporate citizenship and philanthropy, and labor practices, with a special focus on industry-specific risks and opportunities.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), and the PG&E Corporation Foundation strive to power strong communities throughout Northern and Central California. In 2013, PG&E contributed more than $23 million to more than 1,300 charitable organizations, including matching the generosity of employees who donated more than $6.5 million and volunteered more than 48,000 hours to company-supported events. Community investments are funded entirely by the company’s shareholders. For more information, visitwww.pgecorpfoundation.org.