RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy is being recognized as one of the most effectively managed companies in the U.S. and for its longstanding commitment to veterans and their families. The recognition comes from two separate independent sources.
This year's Management Top 250, published by The Wall Street Journal, ranks the best run U.S. companies based on customer satisfaction, employee engagement and development, innovation, social responsibility and financial strength. Dominion Energy was ranked as the top electric and gas utility among the companies the Drucker Institute at Claremont assessed.
"In this ranking The Journal recognizes that Dominion Energy is committed to our customers and our employees while delivering value in every aspect of our business," said Thomas F. Farrell, II, chairman, president and chief executive officer. "We are guided every day by our core values as we work to deliver safe, reliable, affordable energy to our customers."
The Wall Street Journal produces the annual report and rankings based on data compiled by the Drucker Institute. Drucker believed companies should care for its employees, benefit society and look beyond profits.
Dominion Energy's commitment to veterans and their families has been recognized once again by G.I. Jobs, which named Dominion Energy a "Top 10 Military Friendly Company" for 2019. Dominion Energy ranks 5th nationwide and is the highest ranking energy company on this prestigious list. This is the 10th consecutive year Dominion Energy has been identified as a military-friendly company.
- At Dominion Energy, approximately one in five new hires is a veteran.
- Between 2015 and 2018, bill assistance has been provided to more than 3,500 veterans through the company's EnergyShare program.
- The Dominion Energy Charity Classic golf tournament has raised more than $600,000 primarily for veterans' charities.
- Dominion Energy spearheaded the development and national launch of the "Troops to Energy Jobs" program.
- 100 percent salary differential and benefits coverage for up to five years for deployed military employees.
"Recruiting, hiring and training veterans continues to be a top priority at Dominion Energy," said Farrell. "Veterans possess many of the qualities we seek in our workforce. Our company's commitment to veterans started during World War I when our employees sent soldiers care packages. Today we are still focused on helping those who serve our country and their families."
For more information about the WSJ Management Top 250 recognition, please visit: https://www.wsj.com/
For more information about the G.I Jobs recognition please visit: http://militaryfriendly.com/
About Dominion Energy
Nearly 6 million customers in 19 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with nearly $80 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services. As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 50 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy plans to contribute more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit www.DominionEnergy.com, Facebook or Twitter to learn more.
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