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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 innovatiion 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

5/13/2015
Solar agreement marks key milestone for South Carolina customers
Solar energy use among South Carolina customers will increase significantly as a result of an agreement filed with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina on Tuesday.
5/12/2015
Duke Energy and Austin Energy reach milestones with completion of Los Vientos III wind power project
One hundred spinning turbines near the Rio Grande in Starr County, Texas, mark a major achievement for Duke Energy as well as its customer, Austin Energy.
4/22/2015
Construction ramps up at three Duke Energy solar sites in N.C.
Additional workers are arriving and construction activities are ramping up at three Duke Energy solar facilities part of the company s $500 million commitment to solar energy in North Carolina.

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