Company recognized for actions on behalf of owners, customers, employees,
NEW ORLEANS – Entergy Corporation’s responsible and sustainable actions in
the areas of corporate governance and finance, environment, employee relations
and philanthropy gained the company recognition by Corporate Responsibility
Magazine as one of the country’s 100 best corporate citizens.
The publication’s recently released 100 Best Corporate Citizens List is the
result of an annual assessment of nearly 300 performance indicators of public
companies across the United States. Entergy’s top rankings included the areas of
climate change and philanthropy, with a first-place ranking in corporate
governance. This is the fifth year Entergy has been named to the list.
“We are honored to be counted among the country’s best companies in going the
extra mile for our stakeholders,” said Entergy Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer Leo Denault. “This recognition is a testament to the enduring
commitment of everyone – from our board of directors to our front-line employees
– to doing the right thing.”
CR Magazine is America’s leading voice on corporate responsibility, providing
case studies, analyzing best practices and tracking trends in the five primary
segments of corporate responsibility: risk management, governance and
compliance, energy and the environment, employee relations and human rights.
“We’re pleased to honor the 100 Best Corporate Citizens for meeting the
highest commitment to the programming and transparency necessary to lead the
business community in the area of responsible corporate practices,” said Bill
Hatton, editor-in-chief of CR Magazine.
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List can be viewed
here. For more on
Entergy’s sustainable business practices, see the company’s 2013
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in
electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and
operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating
capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one
of the nation’s leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8
million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy
has annual revenues of more than $11 billion and approximately 14,000 employees.