JUNO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has been named to the 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) of the leading companies in North America for corporate sustainability. The Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index tracks the performance of the top 20 percent of the 600 largest Canadian and United States companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria.
"We are pleased to be named for the fourth consecutive year to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index. This recognition is further evidence of the value NextEra Energy is delivering to our customers, shareholders and other stakeholders," said NextEra Energy President and CEO Jim Robo.
DJSI's corporate sustainability assessment of NextEra Energy reviewed well over 100 financial, economic, environmental and social metrics. Those metrics included corporate governance, risk and crisis management, supply chain management, customer relationship management, transmission and distribution reliability, generation mix, water management, climate and biodiversity strategy, human capital development, corporate citizenship, and safety.
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NextEra Energy, Inc.
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with revenues of more than $15.3 billion, more than 41,000 megawatts of generating capacity, and approximately 15,000 employees in 24 states and Canada as of year-end 2011. 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 country, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which together with its affiliated entities is the largest generator in the United States 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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