October 9, 2014
NextEra Energy's 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report details clean energy leadership
Digital report highlights achievements for environment, customers and communities served throughout the U.S. and Canada
JUNO BEACH, Fla. – NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today released its 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report, detailing numerous actions it has taken to invest responsibly in North America’s energy future. The report catalogues the company’s billions of dollars in clean energy investments, its low air emissions rates, and, at its Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) subsidiary, award-winning customer service and top-decile reliability. In addition, the digital report documents NextEra Energy’s achievements in promoting economic development, meeting community needs, providing a safe, healthy and challenging work environment for its employees, and delivering strong financial results.
“This report details how our nearly 14,000 outstanding employees are playing key roles in responsibly modernizing North America’s energy infrastructure in a way that preserves our resources for future generations,” said Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy. “Last year alone, we invested $6.7 billion in our energy future, kept emissions rates well below our industry’s averages, and achieved our best safety performance on record, all the while delivering strong financial performance.”
Achievements documented in the report include:
NextEra Energy continues to grow its environmental leadership.
NextEra Energy is delivering superior value to its customers.
NextEra Energy is helping communities thrive.
NextEra Energy cultivates a high performance organization that stresses safety, health, continuous learning and teamwork.
NextEra Energy delivers strong financial performance.
NextEra Energy provides these accomplishments and a variety of other data at www.NextEraEnergy.com/crr, a dynamic destination for laptop, tablet and mobile users. The site contains video vignettes, photo galleries and dozens of detailed corporate responsibility and sustainability metrics disclosed using the widely accepted Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines and methodology.
NextEra Energy’s emphasis on corporate responsibility and sustainability dates back decades. FPL was one of the first electric utilities in the United States to form an environmental department, and in the mid-1970s began reporting on its environmental performance on a regular basis. Over the past year alone, NextEra Energy has been named:
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NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $15.1 billion, approximately 42,500 megawatts of generating capacity, and approximately 13,900 employees in 26 states and Canada as of year-end 2013. Headquartered in Juno Beach, Fla., NextEra Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which serves approximately 4.7 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the United States, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the largest generator in North America of renewable energy from the wind and sun. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin. NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity, and has been named No. 1 overall among electric and gas utilities on Fortune’s list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” for eight consecutive years, which is an unprecedented achievement in its industry. For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.
* Environmental Attributes
The environmental attributes of NextEra Energy Resources’ electric generating facilities, such as renewable energy credits, emissions reductions, offsets, allowances and the avoided emission of greenhouse gas pollutants, have been or likely will be sold or transferred to third parties, who are solely entitled to the reporting rights to any federal, state, foreign or voluntary emissions trading program and to ownership of such environmental attributes.