Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies

In 2022, NextEra Energy was again ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry on Fortune's list of "Most Admired Companies" for the 15th time in 16 years. NextEra Energy whose principal businesses are Florida Power & Light Company and NextEra Energy Resources, is also only one of two Florida-based companies to rank No. 1 in its industry across all of the sectors covered by Fortune's 2022 list. In the electric and gas utilities industry, NextEra Energy ranked No. 1 for eight of the nine rated attributes, including innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products/services and global competitiveness. 


S&P Global Platts Energy Transition Award 

In 2020, NextEra Energy received the third annual S&P Global Platts Energy Transition Award, recognizing our leadership in environmental, social and governance. This prestigious award is part of the annual S&P Global Platts Energy Awards.


Fortune Change the World

In 2021, NextEra Energy was recognized on Fortune's list of companies that "Change the World." NextEra Energy is the only U.S. gas and electric utility to be recognized. This is the second time that NextEra Energy has been recognized on Fortune's "Change the World" list. The annual list recognizes companies that have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy. 


Forbes' America's Best Employers

NextEra Energy was named by Forbes as one of its 2022 America's Best Employers, marking the sixth time we’ve received this recognition. Working with research firm Statista, Forbes asked thousands of U.S. workers employed by large companies whether they would recommend their employer. 

Forbes' Best Employers for Diversity

NextEra Energy was named to Forbes' list of America's Best Employers for Diversity for the fourth consecutive year. The Best Employers for Diversity 2021 were chosen based on an independent survey of 60,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees. 

Forbes Best Employers for Veterans 2021

Forbes America's Best Employers for Veterans 

NextEra Energy was recognized again in 2021 by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Veterans for its efforts to recruit, employ and retain veterans. 

HIRE Vets Medallion Program 

NextEra Energy has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor with the HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion award for our excellence in recruiting, employing and retaining veterans.

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Market Strategies Environmental Champion

FPL was recognized as an Environmental Champion in 2017 among the nation’s largest electric and gas utilities in a nationwide study of utility customers by Market Strategies International.



FPL was recognized by the Southeastern Electric Exchange with its Chairman's Award for the company's response to numerous environmental challenges encountered during an important transmission line project.


Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Customer Service

In 2018, FPL received the Edison Electric Institute National Key Accounts Program Award for Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Customer Service for the second consecutive year. The customer-oriented program recognizes companies for providing superior service to multi-site customers.