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

  • Our 2015 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.
  • By taking responsible actions to ensure the sustainability of its operations and being committed to transparency in making company information publically available, in 2016 Entergy achieved inclusion on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's annual list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens. It was the seventh time the company has been included on the list. Entergy was ranked 18, the highest rating for electric utilities.
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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 2016, Entergy received the Edison Electric Institute's Emergency Recovery Award to recognize the company's outstanding power restoration efforts on behalf of its customers and for assisting a neighboring utility company in recovering from severe summer storms in 2015. This was the 18th consecutive year EEI awarded Entergy with a national storm restoration award. Entergy has received 24 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 $15.5 million in 2015 in local education, poverty solutions and environmental programs, focus areas that align with and support our business objectives.
  • Through fundraising and advocacy efforts in 2015, we helped our customers pay more than 200,000 bills, avoid disconnections and reduce write-offs.
  • In 2016, Entergy was once again named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. The index measures performance in economic, environmental and social dimensions against industry peers around the globe. Entergy was one of only four U.S. electric utilities named to the index. The company achieved perfect scores of 100 in the focus areas of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy, Biodiversity, Climate Strategy and Water-Related Risks. This was the 15th consecutive year Entergy was included on either the World or North America index or both.
  • In 2016, Entergy was named one of the nation's Top 10 utilities in economic development by Site Selection magazine for its integral role that resulted in nearly $10.3 billion of capital investment and the creation of over 4,800 new jobs in its service territory. It was the ninth straight year Entergy was named to the magazine's list.
  • In 2015, employees and retirees logged 95,000 hours of volunteer service valued at more than $2.1 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 25 employee-directed diversity and inclusion councils throughout seven states, four companywide employee resource and affinity groups, mandatory diversity and inclusion training for all employees and managers, and staffing and succession planning programs focused on ensuring that every employee, without regard to gender, race, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic are given the tools and resources needed to help them reach their greatest career potential.
  • 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.

  • 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 more than 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.
  • Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
  • Entergy supplies natural gas to approximately 199,000 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 approximately $11.5 billion.
  • Entergy and its Charitable Foundation awarded grants totaling $15.5 million in 2015.
  • Entergy celebrated its 100th birthday in 2013.

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