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Our Sustainability Approach and Filter


Plans and Initiatives

Duke Energy Sustainability Plan

  • Developed based on internal and external inputs
  • Comprised of goals and measures
  • Accountable executive for each goal
  • Annual update via the Sustainability Report

Departmental Plans

  • Includes initiatives to support corporate sustainability goals
  • Also includes goals and initiatives addressing the department's biggest sustainability challenges and opportunities
  • May be integrated into business and strategic plans rather than a stand-alone plan

Employee Plans

  • Personal sustainability practices to improve involvement in sustainability on and off the job
  • Local sustainability goals may be integrated into annual performance management plans

Management Approach to Sustainability

Roles and Responsibilities

Chief Executive Officer

Ultimate responsibility for the company's sustainability strategy and long-term success

Chief Sustainability Officer

Develops and implements the company's sustainability strategy and plan

Operating and Functional Executives and Management

Accountable for applicable sustainability goals and developing departmental goals and plans to achieve them


Implement departmental sustainability plans; identify local sustainability opportunities

Building Sustainability Knowledge

  • Online tools and resources
  • Communications
  • Workshops
  • Best-practice sharing
  • Recognition