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Nothing is more important to Entergy than the safety of its customers and employees.

  • Entergy's 2014 employee safety performance ranked in the second quartile of the Southeastern Electric Exchange benchmarking survey of investor-owned utilities.

We lead the industry with integrity.

We don't do the right thing to stay out of trouble or get ahead. We do the right thing because it's the right thing. Our culture demands the highest ethical standards.

  • Entergy's sound ethical principles, along with its innovative initiatives in the community, have propelled the company to the forefront of the industry.
  • Our adherence to our values has earned us respect and a reputation as a company that improves its community.
  • In 2014, Entergy Corporation was recognized by CR Magazine, America's leading voice on corporate responsibility, to its 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. Companies are rated annually for performance in seven categories: environment, climate change, human rights, employee relations, governance, philanthropy and financial performance. This was Entergy's fifth appearance on the list.
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We never, ever coast.

Entergy is good, very good at keeping the lights on and getting them back on after storms.

  • We use targeted circuit maintenance and tree trimming as two of our tools to improve reliability. Our vegetation management programs are a key factor in our reliability performance. In addition, we are taking advantage of new and emerging technology to reduce outages and their duration.
  • In 2015, Entergy received the Edison Electric Institute's Emergency Recovery Award to recognize the company's exceptional power restoration efforts during five different storms over the course of 2014. This was the 17th consecutive year EEI awarded Entergy with a national storm restoration award. Entergy has received 22 awards from EEI for its restoration and mutual-assistance work.

We improve the quality of life in our communities.

Entergy is committed to participating in the development and improvement of the communities in which we live.

 

  • Entergy and the Entergy Charitable Foundation invested $16 million in 2014 in local education, poverty solutions and environmental programs, focus areas that align with and support our business objectives.
  • Entergy raised $2.3 million in assistance funds from customers, employees and shareholders in 2014 to help our low-income customers pay their energy bills.
  • In 2014, Entergy was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices, one of 14 electric utility companies worldwide designated a sustainability leader on the World Index. This was the 13th consecutive year the Dow Jones Sustainability Index included Entergy on either its World or North America index or both.
  • In 2014, Entergy was named one of the nation's Top 10 utilities in economic development by Site Selection magazine for its 2013 efforts to help attract nearly $21 billion in projects that could result in as many as 9,200 jobs across its four-state service territory. It was the seventh straight year Entergy's utilities were named to the magazine's list.
  • In 2014, Entergy employees and retirees logged 65,000 hours of volunteer service valued at more than $1.5 million.
  • Entergy was the first U.S. utility to voluntarily commit to stabilize its greenhouse gas emissions.
     

We empower with trust and respect.

What's at the heart of a great place to work? At Entergy, we believe it is the trust and respect that we place in our employees. The company values and respects its employees and works hard to make sure they know it.

 

  • Entergy offers a competitive total rewards package of compensation and benefits, and pays for performance through incentive plans and merit pay increases.
  • Entergy helps employees prepare for the future through retirement and savings plans and student scholarships.
  • Entergy invests in an employee development program that encourages employees to create career plans for accomplishing their goals through continuing education, specialized training, cross-training opportunities and special team projects.
  • Entergy promotes an inclusive work environment through more than 20 diversity and inclusion councils and employee-initiated employee resource groups.
  • Entergy earned a 90 percent rating on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index released by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. That score places Entergy in the top quartile of energy and utility companies that participated in the survey, which rates American workplaces on their nondiscrimination policies.

We're leading the way with nuclear clean air energy.

Entergy began pursuing a national nuclear growth strategy in 1998 by buying nuclear energy plants. Today, Entergy is one of the largest nuclear fleets in North America, operating or providing management services to 11 reactors in seven states.

  • Nuclear power is a safe, secure, reliable and virtually emission-free source of electricity that adds valuable fuel and technology diversity to the nation's power supply.
  • Entergy Nuclear awards and recognition.

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Quick Facts

  • Entergy employs approximately 13,000 people.
  • Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 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 supplies natural gas to approximately 196,000 customers in Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
  • Entergy operates a system composed of approximately 15,500 miles of interconnected transmission lines at voltages of 69 kilovolt and above and approximately 1,500 substations across a 114,000 square mile area.
  • Entergy is a Fortune 500 company with revenues of more than $12 billion.
  • Entergy and its Charitable Foundation awarded grants totaling $16 million in 2014.
  • Entergy celebrated its 100th birthday in 2013.

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