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Human Rights Indicators

Management Approach We have strong policies that promote a diverse and inclusive workforce and protect against harassment of any kind.
INDICATOR TOPIC RESPONSE
Investment & Procurement Practices
HR1 Percent and total number of investment agreements with human rights clauses or that have been screened for such clauses We are primarily a domestic U.S. company and this is not a significant issue at this time.  We operate in compliance with applicable laws and regulations at our U.S., and Central and South American facilities.
HR2 Percent of significant suppliers and contractors screened for human rights, and action taken Suppliers are expected to abide by our Supplier Code of Conduct (pdf, 275 KB)
HR3 Training on human rights policies Our employees are trained on the Code of Business Ethics, which includes human rights topics.
Non-Discrimination
HR4 Incidents of discrimination and action taken This is not reported publicly. Company policies require management action upon allegations of discriminatory behavior.
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
HR5 Operations with freedom of association and collective bargaining at risk None known.  We comply with applicable laws, rules and regulations wherever we operate. Freedom of association is also addressed in our Supplier Code of Conduct (pdf, 275 KB)
Child Labor
HR6 Operations at risk for incidents of child labor None known.  We comply with applicable laws, rules and regulations wherever we operate. Child labor is also addressed in our Supplier Code of Conduct (pdf, 275 KB)
Forced and Compulsory Labor
HR7 Operations at risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor None known.  We comply with applicable laws, rules and regulations wherever we operate. Forced and compulsory labor are also addressed in our Supplier Code of Conduct (pdf, 275 KB)
Indigenous Rights
HR9 Total number of violations involving human rights of indigenous peoples and actions taken None known. Duke Energy has an Indigenous People Policy, which applies to all operations.