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Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainability

Now, more than ever, we have a responsibility to produce and deliver energy to our customers that’s reliable, affordable and increasingly clean. That’s where sustainability comes in. It’s more than a word at Duke Energy – it’s the key to our success in the 21st century.

The decisions we make today that affect our “triple bottom line” – people, the planet and profits – will determine our long-term prospects as a company. We see promising signs in our performance, but a lot of work remains.

  • For a closer look at our progress on the road to becoming a more sustainable company, please review our comprehensive annual Sustainability Report.
  • As part of its efforts to promote sustainability, Duke Energy has made a commitment to innovation and leadership. What's that mean? Find out in this video featuring Lynn Good, Duke Energy's vice chairman, president and chief executive officer.
  • If you want a snapshot of our efforts, please see our Sustainability Plan and Goals.
  • We use the Sustainability Reporting Guidelines established by the Global Reporting Initiative to help us measure our economic, environmental, and social performance.
  • Duke Energy was included on the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the ninth consecutive year. This is a tangible recognition of Duke Energy's continued sustainability commitment and leadership.

We invite you to learn more about our sustainability journey by accessing the links and information available from this page..


Recent News

9/1/2015
Life just got a little sweeter for Duke Energy Renewables
Duke Energy Renewables has acquired a 50-percent stake in Mesquite Creek Wind, a 211-megawatt (MW) wind power project near Lamesa, Texas, through its joint venture partnership with Sumitomo Corp. of Americas.
8/24/2015
Duke Energy to begin purchasing up to 20 megawatts of solar power for Indiana customers
Solar rays will soon help power the homes and businesses of Duke Energy s Indiana customers.
8/17/2015
Duke Energy statement in response to new well testing results
Duke Energy today issued the following statement regarding background well sampling data released by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR).

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