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Our Company Awards and
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Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

Entergy was recognized among the top 20% of companies in North America demonstrating sustainable business practices as noted by S&P Dow Jones Indices in its 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. Entergy is one of only four companies in the electric utility sector named to the list and the only company in the sector to be included on the index for 19 consecutive years. The index recognizes outstanding transparency and performance against a highly detailed framework of long-term economic, environmental, and social criteria.

Edison Electric Institute — Emergency Assistance Awards and Emergency Recovery Awards

The Edison Electric Institute presented Entergy Corporation with five emergency response awards, recognizing recovery and assistance efforts following service disruptions caused by extreme weather or other natural events. EEI has awarded Entergy with a national storm-response award for 23 consecutive years. We’re the only utility in the nation to have earned EEI recognition every year since the launch of the emergency response award program.

Site Selection Magazine —
Top Utilities in Economic Development

Site Selection magazine named Entergy one of the nation’s top 10 electric utilities in economic development for the 13th consecutive year. The recognition is due in large part to the vital role Entergy played in supporting projects that resulted in nearly $18.2 billion of capital investment and the creation of more than 5,400 new jobs within our service area in 2019.

Arbor Day Foundation — Tree Line USA Utility

The Arbor Day Foundation named Entergy a 2020 Tree Line USA utility in honor of our commitment to proper tree pruning, planting, and care in the company’s service area. The Foundation measures utility performance in several areas, including adherence to industry tree-care standards, annual worker training, and participation in public education and conservation programs.

U.S. Department of Labor — Hire Vets Medallion Program Platinum Award

Entergy was awarded the HIRE Vets Medallion Award for the third straight year. The company is one of only 58 employers in the country who have earned this award three times since the program’s inception in 2018. The HIRE Vets Medallion Program recognizes employer efforts to recruit, employ, and retain veterans.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation — Corporate Equality Index

Entergy earned a 90% rating on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index released by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This score places Entergy among the top energy and utility companies in the survey. The Corporate Equality Index rates employers based on criteria in four categories: workforce protections, inclusive benefits, supporting an inclusive culture and corporate social responsibility, and responsible citizenship.

Points of Light — The Civic 50

Entergy was named a 2020 honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. For the fifth consecutive year, Entergy was recognized as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The award serves as the national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how effectively Entergy uses our time, skills, and resources to impact our communities.

The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate — Top Workplaces

Entergy was recognized as one of the best places to work in the greater New Orleans area for the fourth consecutive year. The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate named Entergy a 2020 Top Workplace based on the results of an employee feedback survey. The anonymous survey uniquely measured 15 drivers of engaged cultures critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution, and connection. The Top Workplaces recognition demonstrates that Entergy is a great place to work and grow a meaningful career.

Volunteer Louisiana — Corporate Volunteer Champion

Volunteer Louisiana recognized Entergy as its 2020 Corporate Volunteer Champion. Champions were selected from statewide nominees — people, groups, and businesses in Louisiana — who demonstrate compassion and dedication, leadership and initiative, or innovation and creativity in addressing community challenges while serving others.

Jobs for America’s Graduates — Partner in the Pandemic Award

Jobs for America’s Graduates honored Entergy with their Partner in the Pandemic Award for the extraordinary leadership and support we contributed to JAG to help youth and young adults facing significant academic, environmental, economic, and social challenges, so they can succeed in their career pursuits. In 2020, Entergy donated $290,000 ($250,000 in annual contributions plus $40,000 to commemorate JAG’s 40th anniversary) to help sustain JAG’s core programs and cover unexpected expenses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. Department of Energy — ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

The U.S Department of Energy recognized three of Entergy's operating companies — Entergy Arkansas, Entergy New Orleans, and Entergy Texas — with 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year awards for their outstanding programs in promoting customer energy efficiency.

Forbes.com — Best Company in the State

Forbes.com named Entergy Arkansas “Best Company in the State,” based on responses from a third-party survey of employees at businesses across the state.

3BL Media — 100 Best Corporate Citizens

3BL Media named Entergy Corporation to its annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social, and governance transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies. This is the eighth year Entergy has been included in this prestigious ranking since 2009.

American Business Awards — Stevie® Award

Entergy won a Bronze Stevie® Award during the 18th annual American Business Awards®. Entergy was recognized in the “Other Publications” category for our 2019 report, “Climate Scenario Analysis and Evaluation of Risks and Opportunities,” in which we announced new steps being taken to deliver cleaner energy solutions and promote a lower carbon future for all of our stakeholders. The report was produced almost completely with internal Entergy resources, from statistical analysis and writing to design and layout.

The Gold Quill Awards — Award of Merit

Entergy was recognized with an Award of Merit for our 2019 climate report in the “Publications” category of the 2020 Gold Quill Awards, the International Association of Business Communicators’ premier awards program recognizing and fostering excellence in the field of business communication.