Grants provided funding and support for broad-based initiatives ranging from disaster relief, education, workforce development, poverty solutions, the arts and community improvements in regions served by Entergy in Arkansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New York and Texas.
Entergy is once again working with Grounds Krewe, a nonprofit organization focused on waste prevention, to increase Mardi Gras recycling efforts and expand the use of eco-friendly throws and consumable goods.
Entergy's ongoing support of the Earned Income Tax Credit and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites demonstrates the company's commitment to empowering families and growing our communities. Since 2009, our support of VITA sites has helped return $298 million to residents throughout our service area.
As we welcome the new year, we reflect on our top 10 corporate social responsibility moments of 2021 and how our company and employees helped to create long-term, sustainable growth for the communities we serve – even in times of disaster.
The Financial Times recently recognized Entergy's in-house legal department as being among the most innovative in its annual North America Innovative Lawyers special report.
Entergy was awarded the Best Economic Opportunity and Empowerment Program for its outreach efforts to communicate with low-income customers about resources and assistance available to pay their utility bills.
Working with elected officials to support legislation that focuses on the needs of low-income customers is a priority for Patty Riddlebarger, Entergy’s vice president of corporate social responsibility.
Thirty-four attorneys and law students, including Entergy counsel from seven offices, supported a virtual legal clinic created and organized by Entergy, answering questions submitted to freelegalanswers.org by low-income community members throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
Teach for America Greater New Orleans and Entergy Corporation are teaming up to celebrate 30 years of commitment to educational excellence for students in the Greater New Orleans area.