JUNO BEACH, Florida, 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that Fortune has recognized the company on its 2021 list of “Changing the World” Companies. The annual list rewards companies that have made a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy. NextEra Energy is the only US gas and electricity utility to be recognized. This recognition is a testament to NextEra Energy’s leadership position in the renewable energy sector and its firm commitment to innovation and continuous improvement. By combining these advantages with a low-cost operating platform, one of the industry’s strongest credit ratings and balance sheets, and a strategy designed to capitalize on the clean energy transition underway within the industry. industry, NextEra Energy is well positioned to lead in the long term. shareholder value over the next few years.
âWe are honored to be once again named by Fortune as one of the world’s changing companies,â said Jim robo, Chairman and CEO of NextEra Energy. âWe believe that no company in any sector has done more than NextEra Energy to reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change, but every day we strive to do better. Our team of 15,000 talented professionals come to work. every day by focusing on how we can improve the way we do business so that we can deliver even more value to our customers and the communities we serve. By investing in smart infrastructure and innovative energy solutions clean, we are leading the transition to a sustainable energy future that is affordable, reliable and green, while helping to decarbonise the entire U.S. economy.
This is the second time that NextEra Energy has been on Fortune’s “Change the World” list. Fortune assesses and ranks companies based on their measurable social impact, business results, degree of innovation and business integration. NextEra Energy owns Florida Power & Light Company, which is the largest U.S. utility company by market capitalization, and NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest producer of renewable energy from wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage .
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NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida. NextEra Energy owns Florida Power & Light Company, which is the largest rate-regulated electricity utility vertically integrated in United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold, and serves over 5.6 million customer accounts, supporting more than 11 million residents across Florida with clean, reliable and affordable electricity. NextEra Energy also owns a competitive clean energy business, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, along with its affiliated entities, is the world’s largest producer of renewable energy from wind and sun and a global leader in battery storage. . Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy produces clean, emission-free electricity from seven commercial nuclear power plants in Florida, New Hampshire and Wisconsin. A Fortune 200 company and included in the S&P 100 Index, NextEra Energy has often been recognized by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity. NextEra Energy is ranked # 1 in the Electricity and Gas Utilities Industry on Fortune’s 2021 List of “World’s Most Admired Companies”, Recognized on Fortune’s 2021 List of “Changing the World” and received the S&P Global Platts 2020 Energy Transition Award for environmental, social and governance leadership. For more information on the NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.GulfPower.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.
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