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Nothing is more important to Entergy than the safety of its customers and employees.

  •  Our employee safety performance in 2017 led to Entergy's ranking in the top decile of the Edison Electric Institute benchmark survey, our stated goal.

We lead the industry with integrity.

We don't do the right thing to stay out of trouble or get ahead. We do the right thing because it's the right thing. Our culture demands the highest ethical standards.

  • Entergy's sound ethical principles, along with its innovative initiatives in the community, have propelled the company to the forefront of the industry.
  • Our adherence to our values has earned us respect and a reputation as a company that improves its community.
  • By taking responsible actions to ensure the sustainability of its operations and being committed to transparency in making company information publically available, in 2017 Entergy achieved inclusion on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's annual list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens. It was the eighth time the company has been included on the list.
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We never, ever coast.

Entergy is good, very good at keeping the lights on and getting them back on after storms.

  • We use targeted circuit maintenance and tree trimming as two of our tools to improve reliability. Our vegetation management programs are a key factor in our reliability performance. In addition, we are taking advantage of new and emerging technology to reduce outages and their duration.
  • In 2018, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) awarded Entergy a 2017 Emergency Recovery Award and Emergency Assistance Award. EEI's Emergency Recovery Award recognized outstanding power restoration efforts following Hurricane Harvey. Entergy employees received the Emergency Assistance Award for helping other utility companies recover from devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. This marked the 20th consecutive year EEI recognized Entergy employees for their emergency response skills. Entergy is the only utility in the nation to have won an EEI Emergency Response award every year the honor has been offered.

We improve the quality of life in our communities.

Entergy is committed to participating in the development and improvement of the communities in which we live.

 

  • Entergy Corporation and the Entergy Charitable Foundation awarded in 2017 grants totaling more than $17 million to more than 2,200 nonprofits in communities where we operate.
  • Our employees logged more than 103,000 volunteer hours in 2017.
  • Our signature poverty solutions program, Super Tax Day Presented by Entergy, is focused on the Earned Income Tax Credit, which studies have shown to be the nation's most effective federal anti-poverty program. On Super Tax Day 2017, Entergy and its partners helped customers file 1,223 returns, exceeding our stated goal of 1,150 returns. Support to Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites helped put almost 18,000 customers on the path to economic self-sufficiency by helping them file for and receive more than $33 million in EITC refunds.
  • Entergy was named one of the nation's Top 10 utilities in economic development by Site Selection magazine in 2018 for its integral role that resulted in nearly $4.25 billion of capital investment and the creation of 4,688 new jobs in its service territory. It was the 11th straight year Entergy was named to the magazine's list.
  • In 2017, Entergy was once again named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. The index measures performance in economic, environmental and social dimensions against industry peers around the globe. Entergy was one of only five U.S. electric utilities named to the index. The company achieved perfect scores of 100 in the focus areas of Labor Practice Indicators, Biodiversity, Climate Strategy and Water-Related Risks. This was the 16th consecutive year Entergy was included on either the World or North America index or both.
  • In 2018, for the third consecutive year, Entergy Corporation was recognized as one of the most community-minded companies in the United States by Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. 
  • Entergy was the first U.S. utility to voluntarily commit to stabilize its greenhouse gas emissions.
     

We empower with trust and respect.

What's at the heart of a great place to work? At Entergy, we believe it is the trust and respect that we place in our employees. The company values and respects its employees and works hard to make sure they know it.

 

  • Entergy offers a competitive total rewards package of compensation and benefits, and pays for performance through incentive plans and merit pay increases.
  • Entergy helps employees prepare for the future through retirement and savings plans and student scholarships.
  • Entergy invests in an employee development program that encourages employees to create career plans for accomplishing their goals through continuing education, specialized training, cross-training opportunities and special team projects.
  • Entergy promotes an inclusive work environment through more than 23 employee-directed diversity and inclusion councils throughout seven states, five companywide employee resource groups, mandatory diversity and inclusion training for all employees and managers, and staffing and succession planning programs focused on ensuring that every employee, without regard to gender, race, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic is given the tools and resources needed to help them reach their career potential.
  • Entergy earned an 85 percent rating on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index released by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This score placed Entergy in the top 20 of energy and utility companies that participated in the survey, which rates American workplaces on their nondiscrimination policies.
  • Entergy was recognized as one of the best places to work for people with disabilities by the 2018 Disability Equality Index, a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the U.S. Business Leadership Network.

We're leading the way with nuclear clean air energy.

  • Nuclear power is a safe, secure, reliable and virtually emission-free source of electricity that adds valuable fuel and technology diversity to the nation's power supply.
  • Entergy Nuclear awards and recognition.

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Quick Facts

  • Entergy employs more than 13,000 people.
  • Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power.
  • Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
  • Entergy supplies natural gas to approximately 199,000 customers in Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
  • The Entergy transmission system is comprised of approximately 15,700 circuit miles of transmission lines operated at 69 kV to 500 kV and approximately 1,500 substations.The transmission system spans portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas, covering 114,000 square miles.
  • Entergy is a Fortune 500 company with revenues of approximately $11 billion.
  • Entergy celebrated its 100th birthday in 2013.

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