Energy company earns top spot for second year in a row
HARTFORD, Conn. and BOSTON, Mass. (December 9, 2020) – For the second consecutive year, Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES) has been recognized by Newsweek Magazine on its list of America’s Most Responsible Companies. Eversource ranked #1 in the Energy & Utilities category on Newsweek’s list and placed 72nd out of 2,000 large public companies that were evaluated in its review process. The list is based on an analysis of the companies’ Corporate Social Responsibility efforts, Sustainability, Corporate Citizenship as well as an independent public survey.
“This recognition is a tremendous honor that truly reflects the unyielding commitment and determination of our company and our great employees – especially during these uncertain times,” said Eversource Chairman, President and CEO Jim Judge. “While we continue to operate under our COVID-19 pandemic plan, our focus remains on providing safe and reliable electric, gas and water service to our customers while at the same time nurturing a diverse and engaged workplace for employees, advancing clean energy and working to protect the environment. We are honored to be on Newsweek’s list again this year and in the great company of the other distinguished honorees.”
“As this difficult year comes to an end, we wanted to recognize companies like Eversource that care about being good citizens and give back to their communities,” said Nancy Cooper, Newsweek’s Global Editor in Chief. “Eversource once again topped its category, making clear that the company shares the values that we all respect and appreciate. That's worth recognizing in any year.”
Eversource’s commitment to carbon neutrality, support of solar energy utility installations, investments in electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and initiatives consistent with its strategy of being the catalyst for clean energy development in New England demonstrates its corporate responsibility. In addition, the energy company has partnered with global offshore wind developer Ørsted to bring additional offshore wind to the Northeast and is also advancing innovative energy storage projects for improved energy reliability for customers.
The Newsweek list recognizes the top 400 most responsible companies in the United States across 14 different industry subcategories. Eversource and the other recognized companies on Newsweek’s ranking of America’s Most Responsible Companies were featured in the news magazine December 6th.
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Eversource (NYSE: ES) transmits and delivers electricity and natural gas and supplies water to approximately 4.3 million customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Celebrated as a national leader for its corporate citizenship, Eversource is the #1 energy company in Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies for 2020 and recognized as one of America’s Most JUST Companies. The #1 energy efficiency provider in the nation, Eversource harnesses the commitment of approximately 9,000 employees across three states to build a single, united company around the mission of safely delivering reliable energy and water with superior customer service. The company is empowering a clean energy future in the Northeast, with nationally-recognized energy efficiency solutions and successful programs to integrate new clean energy resources like solar, offshore wind, electric vehicles and battery storage, into the electric system. For more information, please visit eversource.com, and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more information on our water services, visit aquarionwater.com.