DUKE ENERGY EMPLOYEES PUT VOLUNTEERISM TO WORK FOR NEXT TWO MONTHS DURING GLOBAL SERVICE EVENT
The company’s eighth Global Service Event runs through June 18 as company employees participate in volunteer projects large and small – from landscaping at a local school in
“Last year, about 9,000 employees and retirees participated in the Global Service Event – tackling more than 500 projects in areas where we serve,” said Paul Anderson, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Duke Energy. “This year, we will continue to focus our efforts on contributing to the quality of life in our communities.”
The Global Service Event complements the year-round volunteerism at Duke Energy. Each year employees have access to funds from The Duke Energy Foundation for materials used in volunteer projects. Additionally, the company hosts classes periodically for employees to learn how to be better board members for nonprofit organizations.
Duke Energy is a diversified energy company with a portfolio of natural gas and electric businesses, both regulated and unregulated, and an affiliated real estate company. Duke Energy supplies, delivers and processes energy for customers in the
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