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Global Reporting Initiative Index

PROFILE DISCLOSURES

LEVEL OF REPORTING

RESPONSE/ REFERENCES

Strategy and analysis

1.1

CEO statement on sustainability vision

Fully disclosed

2015 Integrated Report, pages 4-7

1.2

Key impacts, risks, opportunities

Fully disclosed

2015 SEC Form 10-K, pages 51, 276-298

2015 Integrated Report, pages 4-7

Organizational profile

2.1

Name of organization

Fully disclosed

Entergy Corporation

2.2

Primary products, services

Fully disclosed

2015 SEC Form 10-K, pages 1, 237

2015 Integrated Report, pages 16, 18-22, 29-30

2.3

Operational structure

Fully disclosed

2015 SEC Form 10-K, pages 1, 61, 64, 92-94, 158

2015 Integrated Report, page 65

Entergy Companies

2.4

Headquarters location

Fully disclosed

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

2.5

Countries of operations

Fully disclosed

United States

2.6

Nature of ownership, legal form

Fully disclosed

Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) is a Fortune 500, investor-owned company.

2.7

Markets served

Fully disclosed

2015 SEC Form 10-K, pages 1, 32, 62, 256, 257-259

2015 Integrated Report, pages 18-22, 29-30, 65

About Entergy

2.8

Scale of reporting organization

Fully disclosed

2015 SEC Form 10-K, page 237

2015 Integrated Report, page 65

About Entergy; Entergy Companies

2.9

Significant changes in size, structure or ownership

Fully disclosed

Entergy's human capital management initiative redesigned and restaffed the company's entire organization in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness, and lower costs.

2014 Integrated Report, page 42

2015 Integrated Report, page 34

2.10

Awards received

Fully disclosed

2015 Integrated Report, pages 66-67

Awards and Recognition

EU1

Installed capacity

Fully disclosed

2015 SEC Form 10-K, page 243

EU2

Net energy output

Fully disclosed

2015 SEC Form 10-K, EWC GWH Billed page 5; Utility GWH Sales page 52

EU3

Customer accounts

Fully disclosed

2015 SEC Form 10-K, page 237-239

EU4

Transmission and distribution mileage

Partially disclosed - total miles only, not by regulatory regime.

Entergy has 102,880 total circuit miles of distribution line. See Energy Delivery facts for transmission information.

EU5

CO2 emissions allowances

Fully disclosed

See Entergy's American Carbon Registry account.

Carbon Disclosure Project - 2015, page 143, "CC 13-Emissions Trading"

Report Parameters

3.1

Reporting period

Fully disclosed

Calendar year 2015.  2015 Integrated Report, page 67

3.2

Date of previous report

Fully disclosed

March 2015

3.3

Reporting cycle

Fully disclosed

Annual: 2015 Integrated Report, page 67

3.4

Contact person for report questions

Fully disclosed

Ann Becker, manager, sustainability communications, at sustainability@entergy.com.

2015 Integrated Report, page 67

3.5

Process for defining content

Fully disclosed

2015 Integrated Report, page 67

Material Issues

3.6

Boundary of report

Fully disclosed

This report includes 2015 data from Entergy's two primary business segments: utility and Entergy Wholesale Commodities, both of which operate wholly within the United States.

2015 Integrated Report, page 67

3.7

Specific limitations on report scope

Fully disclosed

None

3.8

Reporting on joint ventures, subsidiaries

Fully disclosed

Ownership share, unless otherwise noted

3.9

Data measurement techniques

Fully disclosed

Our responses are consistent with the GRI indicator protocols.  Quantitative data provided are based on direct measurements, estimates and calculations, as appropriate, using methodologies based on industry or internationally recognized standards.

3.10

Restatements of information

Fully disclosed

None

3.11

Significant changes from previous report

Fully disclosed

The 2015 Integrated Report is Entergy's third integrated report. It combines the reporting previously contained in the annual report to shareholders and sustainability report, which enhances simplicity and transparency by providing one source of information to all stakeholders. It is also Entergy's first online-only report, which enables more timely information on the company's economic, environmental and social performance.  

3.12

GRI index

Fully disclosed

Included in this table and 2015 Integrated Report, page 67

3.13

External assurance

Fully disclosed

Entergy did not seek external assurance for the entire report; however, see page 68 of our 2015 Integrated Report for external assurance of financial data and page 67 for environmental data. Additionally, Entergy has secured external assurance of our material issues determination.

Governance, Commitments and Engagement

4.1

Governance structure

Fully disclosed

March 2016 proxy statement Entergy Form PRE 14-A , pages 15-20

Corporate Governance for the Principles of Corporate Governance and the Board Committee Charters

4.2

Independence of Board chair

Fully disclosed

Mr. Leo Denault, chairman of the board of Entergy, is also the CEO and an executive officer.  See Board member profiles.

March 2016 proxy statement Entergy Form PRE 14-A, page 15-18

4.3

Independent directors

Fully disclosed

March 2016 proxy statement Entergy Form PRE 14-A, page 15-18

2015 Integrated Report, pages 12-13

Board member profiles

4.4

Contact with the Board of Directors

Fully disclosed

Interested parties may communicate with our directors by writing to: Presiding Director, Entergy Corporation, 639 Loyola Avenue, P.O. Box 61000, New Orleans, LA 70161 or email to: etrbod@entergy.com.

4.5

Executive compensation linkage with performance

Fully disclosed

The objectives of our Executive Compensation Program are:  to focus our executives on the achievement of superior results; to align the economic interests of our named executive officers with our shareholders and to attract, retain and motivate executive talent by offering competitive compensation packages. 

March 2016 proxy statement, Entergy Form PRE 14-A, pages 4-7

4.6

Conflict of interest avoidance

Fully disclosed

Principles of Corporate Governance, Values and ethics, and Code of Entegrity 

4.7

Qualifications of Board members

Fully disclosed

March 2016 proxy statement, Entergy Form PRE 14-A, pages 9-15

Principles of Corporate Governance adopted by the board of directors for the corporate governance guidelines 

4.8

Values statements, code of conduct

Fully disclosed

2015 Integrated Report, page 39, 48

About Entergy, Values and ethics and Code of Entegrity

4.9-4.10

Governance procedures and performance

Fully disclosed

Principles of Corporate Governance, Code of Entegrity and Values and ethics

4.11

Precautionary principle

Fully disclosed

Risks are assessed by each business unit without specific reference to the precautionary principle.

4.12

Endorsement of externally developed charters, other initiatives

Fully disclosed

Entergy has endorsed the Global Sullivan Principles, agreeing that we will respect the law and apply the principles with integrity. 

4.13

Association memberships

Fully disclosed

Entergy is a member and provides leadership in several industry associations, including those referenced in 2015 Integrated Report, pages 66-67

4.14 - 4.17

Stakeholder engagement

Fully disclosed

2015 Integrated Report, pages 5, 15, 16, 18, 23, 29, 31, 40, 43, 44, 47, 48, 50, 67