JUNO BEACH, Fla. , March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the sixth time.
According to Ethisphere, the World's Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes a company's "outstanding commitment to ethical leadership, compliance practices, and corporate social responsibility."
"'Doing the right thing' is a core corporate value at NextEra Energy, and we are pleased that our commitment to ethical business practices has been recognized once again. At our company, operating ethically and profitably go hand in hand," said NextEra Energy President and CEO Jim Robo.
Last month, NextEra Energy was named No. 1 in social responsibility among electric and gas utilities in Fortune magazine's annual survey of the "World's Most Admired Companies," and was ranked as the No. 1 most admired company overall in its sector for the seventh consecutive year. In 2012, NextEra Energy was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index of leading companies in North America for corporate sustainability performance for the fourth straight year.
NextEra Energy, Inc. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $14.3 billion, more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, and nearly 15,000 employees in 26 states and Canada as of year-end 2012. Headquartered in Juno Beach, Fla., NextEra Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which serves approximately 4.6 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the United States, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which together with its affiliated entities is the largest generator in North America of renewable energy from the wind and sun. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin. For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.
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