Essential Utilities named to Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies list for second consecutive year
Company lauded for environmental stewardship, sustainability and governance (ESG) work
“Sustainable and equitable practices are fundamental to our business strategy,” said Essential Chairman and CEO
This year, Newsweek recognizes Essential for:
- Progress on aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions through extensive pipeline replacement, renewable energy purchasing, and leak detection.
- Creating a culture of inclusion that starts with the board of directors and extends through supplier and employee diversity.
$4.5 million dollarsin 2022 (via the company’s Foundation) to organizations creating positive outcomes for the environment, human services and food insecurity, diversity and inclusion, economic growth and development, education, and emergency services.
The 2023 America’s Most Responsible Companies list – presented by Newsweek and global research firm
The company was also named to 3BL Media’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list in 2021 and 2022.
Learn more about the company’s ESG targets and performance at esg.essential.co, with updated reporting to be published later this year.
About Essential Utilities
Operating as the Aqua and Peoples brands, Essential serves approximately 5.5 million people across 10 states. Essential is one of the most significant publicly traded water, wastewater service and natural gas providers in the
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