Annual report highlights progress toward our commitments and customer-driven opportunities for the future
Submitted by Entergy Corporation
NEW ORLEANS, April 12, 2022 /CSRwire/ - Entergy released its 2021 Integrated Report, an assessment of the company’s environmental, social, governance and financial performance for the year. The report, titled “The future is on,” provides all our stakeholders with a more complete picture of the value we place on our commitments, progress on our goals, and the opportunities we see in 2022 and beyond.
“Powering the lives of our customers and communities is an essential responsibility,” said Leo Denault, chairman of the board and CEO of Entergy. “However, our job doesn’t end there. We hold ourselves accountable to create meaningful value that endures for all our stakeholders. As we look forward in 2022 and beyond, the future is on. There is unmatched resilience and capability among our team of approximately 12,500 employees to address the significant and unique opportunities ahead.”
Entergy is a leader in the utility industry on environmental, social and governance performance metrics. Key drivers of our sustainability strategy and 2021 performance include:
Entergy was the first U.S. electric utility to combine our annual shareholder report with our sustainability report in 2013. Today, we are one of only a few leading U.S. companies to consolidate these reports into a single integrated report that measures our advancements in energy delivery and innovation, financial performance, environmental stewardship, social responsibility, governance, workforce development and community investments. Our 2021 report relies on the guidance of the Global Reporting Initiative, the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework.
View our 2021 Integrated Report and learn how we power life for all stakeholders at integratedreport.entergy.com.
Entergy (NYSE: ETR), a Fortune 500 company headquartered in New Orleans, powers life for 3 million utility 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 12,500 employees are dedicated to powering life today and for future generations. Learn more at entergy.com and follow @Entergy on social media. #WePowerLife
Entergy’s statements concerning its environmental plans, goals, beliefs and expectations, including statements regarding its greenhouse gas reduction goals, and other statements of Entergy’s plans, beliefs, or expectations included in this presentation are “forward-looking statements” which apply only as of the dates indicated. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements, including, among other things, uncertainties associated with regulatory proceedings and other cost recovery mechanisms, operation and relicensing of nuclear facilities, major storms and other catastrophic events, risks associated with executing on our business strategies, effects of changes in laws, regulations or policies, the effects of technological change, including the costs, pace of development and commercialization of new and emerging technologies, uncertainties and other factors discussed in Entergy’s most recent Annual Report or Form 10-K and subsequent reports and filings made under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Entergy is a Fortune 500 company that powers life for 3 million customers through our operating companies in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. We’re investing in the reliability and resilience of the energy system while helping our region transition to cleaner, more efficient energy solutions. With roots in our communities for more than 100 years, Entergy is a nationally recognized leader in sustainability and corporate citizenship. Since 2018, we have delivered more than $100 million in economic benefits each year to local communities through philanthropy, volunteerism and advocacy. Entergy is headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, and has approximately 12,000 employees. 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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