Southern Company formerly again earns top 20 public ranking of Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, marking seven consecutive times of recognition

Southern Company formerly again earns top 20 public ranking of Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, marking seven consecutive times of recognition
Southern Company has been named among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, moving up to number 19 on its 2022 list.
Southern Company (PRNewsFoto/ Southern Company) (PRNewsfoto/ Southern Company)
This is the seventh consecutive time Southern Company has been recognized as a Top 50 Company for Diversity, and for its sweats to hire, retain and promote women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ and warhorses. Southern Company has moved up 27 spots on the list over that period.
“Our people are the power of Southern Company,” said Sloane Drake, Southern Company senior vice president of Mortal Resources.”Their energy enables us to make a brighter future for our guests and the communities we call home. We drive results by valuing different opinions, backgrounds and exploits, and by drinking different points of view. We celebrate our progress and are committed to a different and inclusive association.”
In addition to its overall ranking, Southern Company was recognized on five other specialty lists
No. 1-Top Company for Black Directors
4-Top Company for Supplier Diversity
7-Top Company for Warhorses
8-Top Company for Executive Diversity Councils
33-Top Company for Environmental, Social and Governance
These rankings are predicated on 2021 company- submitted data in six pivotal areas 1) leadership responsibility, 2) mortal capital diversity criteria, 3) gift programs, 4) pool practices, 5) supplier diversity and 6) philanthropy.
View the entire Top 50 Companies for Diversity list.
About Southern Company
Southern Company (NYSE SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million guests through its accessories. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three countries, natural gas distribution companies in four countries, a competitive generation company serving commercial guests across America, a leading distributed energy structure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high responsibility and affordable prices below the public normal. For farther than a century, we have been erecting the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon internee technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy effectiveness and storage technology. Through an sedulity- leading commitment to invention and a low- carbon future, Southern Company and its accessories develop the customized energy results our guests and communities bear to drive growth and substance. Our exacting values ensure we put the conditions of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our marketable culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally bytheU.S. Department of Defense,G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women’s Choice Award. To learn more,visitwww.southerncompany.com.