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Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Defense, G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women's Choice Award. To learn more, visit www.southerncompany.com.

    Southern Company Receives 2022 Frank C. Carr Corporate Partner of the Year Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work Image

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    07-19-22

    Southern Company Receives 2022 Frank C. Carr Corporate Partner of the Year Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work

    The Frank C. Carr Corporate Partner of the Year Award honors leaders who have dedicated their lives to building 21st century leaders and who convert commitments to actions by advancing D&I.
    Southern Company Invests in Advancing Racial Equity and Social Justice Image

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    07-15-22

    Southern Company Invests in Advancing Racial Equity and Social Justice

    In 2021, we invested more than $66 million to advance racial equity and social justice in our communities as part of a larger commitment to invest $225 million through 2025.
    Podcast: Silencing the Shame on Mental Health Image

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    06-17-22

    Podcast: Silencing the Shame on Mental Health

    Founder of Silence the Shame, Inc., and former music executive Shanti Das and Southern Company’s Internal and Executive Communications Director, Crystal D. Woods discuss the harmful effects of neglecting one’s mental health on the SOPOD Network.
    Southern Company, in Partnership With Volta, Now Offering Sustainable Software Solutions to Companies Transitioning From Commercial Fleets to Electric Vehicles Image

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    06-15-22

    Southern Company, in Partnership With Volta, Now Offering Sustainable Software Solutions to Companies Transitioning From Commercial Fleets to Electric Vehicles

    Southern Company announced a significant step in electric transportation solutions for companies looking to transition commercial fleets to electric vehicles (EV).
    Southern Co.'s Annual Meeting a Model for Corporate America Image

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    06-09-22

    Southern Co.'s Annual Meeting a Model for Corporate America

    The best corporate annual meeting of the year award goes to the Southern Co. — hands down.
    David Ratcliffe Receives Diversity CEO of the Year Award Image

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    02-06-03

    David Ratcliffe Receives Diversity CEO of the Year Award

    ATLANTA, GA - Georgia Power's President and CEO David Ratcliffe will receive the Diversity CEO of the year award at the 6th annual Georgia Minority Business Awards (GMBA) luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 6 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel.

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    The House That Love Built, Really FAST -- And Just in Time for Christmas Kicker: Habitat For Humanity Breaks World Record Set By New Zealand Image

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    12-23-02

    The House That Love Built, Really FAST -- And Just in Time for Christmas Kicker: Habitat For Humanity Breaks World Record Set By New Zealand

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - In a time when most construction projects take months, cost big dollars and cause headaches, one little project in Alabama proves that mountains can be moved and miracles can still happen,especially during this miraculous season of the year. And the ...

    Georgia Power Takes a Bold Step to Protect the Chattahoochee River Image

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    08-08-00

    Georgia Power Takes a Bold Step to Protect the Chattahoochee River

    Bill Dahlberg, Chairman and CEO of Southern Company, demonstrated his company’s commitment to environmental stewardship by announcing today that its subsidiary - Georgia Power - will construct 100 percent cooling towers on plants McDonough and Yates on the Chattahoochee Rive...

    Southern Company Joins Alliance to Study Emission-Free Generation Image

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    02-16-00

    Southern Company Joins Alliance to Study Emission-Free Generation

    Southern Company, the nation’s largest producer of electricity, announced today that it is the first U.S. utility to join the Zero Emission Coal Alliance (ZECA).

    The alliance, a consortium that includes researchers from the U.S. D...

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