Awards and Recognition
Entergy’s work to create value for our owners, customers, employees and communities received widespread recognition in 2015, including:
Arbor Day Foundation – Tree Line USA Utility
The Arbor Day Foundation named Entergy Corporation a Tree Line USA utility for the 10th consecutive year. Tree Line USA, a partnership between the foundation and the National Association of State Foresters, recognizes public and private utilities for pursuing practices that protect and enhance America’s urban trees.
CDP S&P 500 Climate “A” List and Climate Disclosure Leadership Index
Entergy was recognized as a leader among S&P 500 companies by CDP for our actions to address climate change. Entergy was the only U.S. utility included on the Climate “A” list, and this was the third consecutive year Entergy was named to this list. Entergy was also one of four U.S. utilities named to the CDP U.S. Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. Since 2008, Entergy has been included on the disclosure index seven times.
City Year – Champions of Student Success Award
Entergy received the inaugural Champions of Student Success Award from City Year, a national educational organization, in recognition of our commitment to helping students and schools succeed. The annual award is designed to recognize extraordinary efforts of champions and partners who have generated transformative impact on the schools and students that City Year serves.
Corporate Responsibility Magazine – 100 Best Corporate Citizens
Corporate Responsibility Magazine named Entergy one of the country’s 100 best corporate citizens. The publication’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list includes companies who meet more than 300 criteria in seven categories of business performance. Entergy ranked 36, the highest rating for electric utilities. It was the sixth time Entergy has been included on the list.
Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index
Entergy was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, one of four U.S. electric utility companies designated a sustainability leader on the index. This is the 14th consecutive year the Dow Jones Sustainability Index has included Entergy on either its World or North America index or both. Entergy earned top scores in five of the 25 evaluated areas: antitrust policy, scorecards/measurement systems, climate strategy, water-related risks and corporate citizenship/philanthropy.
Edison Electric Institute – Emergency Assistance and Emergency Recovery Awards
The Edison Electric Institute honored Entergy with the EEI Emergency Assistance and Recovery Awards, recognizing our restoration efforts on behalf of our customers and assistance provided to a neighboring utility company recovering from severe summer storms in 2015. This is the 18th consecutive year Entergy has received an EEI storm restoration award. Including this year’s honors, Entergy has received 24 awards from EEI for our restoration and mutual assistance work, and we are the only utility in the country to be recognized every year since the inception of the awards.
Site Selection Magazine – Top 10 Utilities in Economic Development
Entergy was named one of the nation’s top 10 utilities in economic development by Site Selection magazine for our efforts to help attract nearly $14.4 billion in projects that could result in as many as 7,200 jobs across our four-state utility service territory. It was the eighth straight year Entergy was named to the magazine’s list.
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council – A Top Corporation for Women-Owned Businesses
Entergy was named one of the top corporations for women-owned businesses by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. The national award honors organizations with supplier diversity programs that create level playing fields for women’s business enterprises.