Awards and Recognition
Dow Jones Sustainability
North America Index
Entergy was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. We earned perfect scores in the areas of climate strategy, corporate citizenship and philanthropy, materiality, policy influence, and water-related risks. Entergy is the only U.S. company in the electric utility sector to be included on the index for 18 consecutive years.
Edison Electric Institute —
Award and Emergency
The Edison Electric Institute presented Entergy Corporation with its Emergency Assistance Award after a severe windstorm impacted Dallas in June 2019. Entergy also received EEI’s Emergency Recovery Award for our outstanding power restoration efforts after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana in July 2019. EEI has awarded Entergy with a national storm-response award for 22 consecutive years in recognition of our recovery and mutual-assistance work. We’re the only utility in the nation to have earned EEI recognition every year since the launch of the Emergency Response Award program.
J.D. Power —
Top Performing Utility for
Business Customer Satisfaction
Entergy Texas took home the top spot in J.D. Power’s Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study in the South midsize category. The study recognizes regional electric utilities that are setting the standard for customer experience.
Site Selection Magazine —
Top Utilities In Economic
For 12 years running, Site Selection magazine has named Entergy Corporation as one of the nation’s top utilities in economic development. The award is due in large part to the vital role Entergy played in supporting projects that resulted in nearly $13.4 billion of capital investment and the creation of more than 4,750 new jobs in the states in which we operate in 2018.
Arbor Day Foundation —
Tree Line USA Utility
The Arbor Day Foundation named Entergy a 2019 Tree Line USA utility in honor of our commitment to proper tree pruning, planting, and care. 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.
Smart Energy Consumer
Collaborative — Best
For our efforts in continuing to make considerable investments in developing a smarter energy ecosystem, Entergy was named a 2019 Best Practices Award winner by the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative.
Women’s Business Enterprise
National Council —
America’s Top Corporations
for Women’s Business Enterprises
For a fourth consecutive year, Entergy was named to the list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. The honor recognizes Entergy’s commitment to provide sustainable value for our stakeholders by empowering communities through economic growth and job creation.
Erg & Council
Entergy’s employee resource groups were recognized as one of the Association of ERGs & Councils’ top 25 U.S. employee and business resource groups and diversity councils for 2019. The ERG & Council Honors Award recognizes and honors outstanding contributions and achievements of the best employee and business resource groups and diversity councils in the country. To qualify, resource groups and diversity councils must demonstrate significant contributions and achievements in four areas: demonstrated results, demonstrated management commitment, measurement and accountability, and communication and education.
Disability Equality Index —
Best Place To Work For
Disability Inclusion Honor
Entergy scored 100 on the 2019 Disability Equality Index, classifying the company as one of the best places to work for people with disabilities. The DEI, a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability: IN, is the country’s most comprehensive disability inclusion assessment tool. It scores businesses on their disability inclusion policies and practices in five categories: culture and leadership, enterprise access, employment practices, community engagement, and supplier diversity.
U.S. Department of Labor —
Hire Vets Medallion Program
The U.S. Department of Labor awarded Entergy with its 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Platinum Award — the highest level of recognition for employers committed to veteran careers. It is given to companies who demonstrate the importance of prioritizing and encouraging successful veteran hiring and retention.
U.S. Department of Defense’s
Employer Support of the
Guard and Reserve —
Pro Patria Award
Entergy won the 2019 Pro Patria Award from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for promoting supportive work environments for members of the National Guard and Reserve. Among 2,400 nominees, Entergy was also named a semifinalist for the 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest recognition given by the Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.
Campaign Foundation —
Corporate Equality Index
Entergy earned an 85 percent rating on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index released by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, placing Entergy in the top 20 of energy and utility companies that participated in the survey. The annual survey rates U.S. corporations on their non-discrimination policies on sexual orientation and gender identity and serves as the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Citizenship Center —
Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center recognized Entergy Corporation as an inaugural member of the Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame at the 2019 Citizens Awards. It marked the 20th anniversary of the annual awards program, which recognizes the most innovative and impactful corporate citizenship initiatives raising the bar on social responsibility and spearheading the transformation to a strong, healthy, and sustainable future.
Points of Light —
The Civic 50
Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, named Entergy Corporation a recipient of The Civic 50 award for a fourth consecutive year. Entergy is one of only two utilities recognized by The Civic 50 as one of the top 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.
Entergy was named to the inaugural Forbes list of America’s Best Employers by State 2019. Forbes ranked Entergy the number two employer in Louisiana and the top-ranking Louisiana company with its headquarters located in Louisiana.
The Times-Picayune —
Entergy was again recognized as one of the best places to work in the greater New Orleans area. The Times-Picayune named Entergy a 2019 Top Workplace based on the results of an employee feedback survey that measured several workplace attributes, including alignment, execution, and connection. Top Workplaces recognition is based on one simple belief, that the most successful companies are the ones that employees believe in.
Louisiana Community and
System Foundation —
Statewide Impact Award
The Louisiana Community and Technical College System Foundation recognized Entergy Louisiana with the Statewide Impact Award for its support of the lineman certification programs at Delgado Community College and Fletcher Technical Community College. Entergy Louisiana was one of four companies honored statewide for its workforce development initiatives.
Newsweek – America’s Most
Newsweek’s first-ever list of America’s Most Responsible Companies notes 300 top performers, including Entergy Corporation. Entergy scored among the top 6 percent and ranked third in the utilities category on social scoring. On governance scoring, the company scored top-quartile performance in the utilities category, coming in third.