By: Tanzania Jones • Communications Specialist
Submitted by Entergy Corporation
We’re proud to announce Entergy has earned a 90% rating on the 2022 Corporate Equality Index released by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This is the second year in a row the company has earned a 90% rating and places us among the top energy and utility companies in the survey.
“At Entergy, we have always taken pride in creating a truly inclusive workplace,” said Kathryn Collins, senior vice president and chief human resources officer. “We are honored our efforts in diversity and inclusion are being recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2022 Corporate Equality Index, which measures public commitment to the LGBTQ community.”
The 2022 Corporate Equality Index assesses employers based on:
“Together with our LGBTQ employees and allies, we remain committed to fostering an authentic and inclusive culture for each other and our customers,” said Julie Harbert, senior vice president, corporate business services, and executive sponsor of the Pride employee resource group.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has worked for 40-plus years advocating for LGBTQ equality and increased understanding and inclusion for its more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. For more information, read the 2022 Corporate Equality Index Report.
Entergy, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in New Orleans, powers life for 3 million customers across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy is creating a cleaner, more resilient energy future for everyone with our diverse power generation portfolio, including increasingly carbon-free energy sources. With roots in the Gulf South region for more than a century, Entergy is a recognized leader in corporate citizenship, delivering more than $100 million in economic benefits to local communities through philanthropy and advocacy efforts annually over the last several years. Our approximately 12,000 employees are dedicated to powering life today and for future generations. Learn more at entergy.com and follow @Entergy on social media. #WePowerLife
Corporate Social Responsibility at Entergy
For more than 100 years, Entergy has powered life in our communities through strategic philanthropy, volunteerism and advocacy. Entergy’s corporate social responsibility initiatives help create and sustain thriving communities, position the company for sustainable growth and are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Our top CSR priorities are education/workforce development, poverty solutions/social services and environmental programs. Entergy annually contributes $16-$18 million in shareholder-funded grants to approximately 2,000 nonprofit organizations in the communities where we operate. In addition, our employees volunteer more than 100,000 hours in those communities' values at more than $3 million.
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