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2007 Challenges and Opportunities

2007 Challenge

What We Did in 2007

  • Earn the trust of our stakeholders
  • Delivered total shareholder return of more than 9 percent
  • Continued to seek and use feedback from stakeholders

2007 Opportunities

What We Did in 2007

  • Differentiate Duke Energy for its strong governance practices
  • Achieve synergies and competitive advantages from the Cinergy merger
  • Named one of the most ethical companies in the world by Ethisphere magazine
  • Achieved high scores by various governance rating organizations
  • Communicated our forecast to achieve 5 to 7 percent growth in ongoing diluted earning per share through 2012