HOUSTON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) has been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine's prestigious "100 Best Corporate Citizens List" for 2012, ranking seventh overall, and first among energy companies. The company also ranked second for its climate change efforts on the annual list, which is recognized as a leading assessment of corporate responsibility performance.
"We're honored to be recognized as a Best Corporate Citizen and proud to be ranked first among energy companies," said Greg Ebel, president and chief executive officer, Spectra Energy Corp. "Our inclusion on this list is a true testament to our employees' ongoing commitment and accountability for making sustainable choices that represent the best in economic, environmental and social values and practices."
Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), a FORTUNE 500 company, is one of North America's premier natural gas infrastructure companies serving three key links in the natural gas value chain: gathering and processing, transmission and storage, and distribution. For more than a century, Spectra Energy and its predecessor companies have developed critically important pipelines and related infrastructure connecting natural gas supply sources to premium markets. Based in Houston, Texas, the company's operations in the United States and Canada include more than 19,000 miles of transmission pipeline, approximately 305 billion cubic feet of storage, as well as natural gas gathering and processing, natural gas liquids and local distribution operations. The company also has a 50 percent ownership in DCP Midstream, one of the largest natural gas gatherers and processors in the United States. Spectra Energy is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes and the U.S. S&P 500 Carbon Disclosure Project's Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. For more information, visit www.spectraenergy.com.