2017 Highlights

  • Black Enterprise Magazine named Duke Energy to its “50 Best Companies for Diversity.”
  • Duke Energy earned the Human Rights Campaign’s distinction as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality” with a perfect score of 100 percent in its Corporate Equality Index.
  • Achieved employee and manager engagement scores of 69 and 77 percent, respectively, based on employee engagement survey results.
  • Began offering employees, both mothers and fathers, six weeks of fully paid parental leave. This is in addition to at least six weeks’ paid time off that birth mothers receive.
  • To cultivate an inclusive environment, expanded unconscious bias training to include an additional 477 leaders in 2017, bringing the total number of participants to over 550.

Challenges & Opportunities

  • Foster a high-performance and inclusive culture built on strong leadership and highly engaged and diverse employees.
  • Continue to invest in education and workforce development to help build a pipeline of skilled workers.
  • Ensure knowledge transfer as our baby boomers retire.