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.
We are proud to be named to the JUST 100 ranking for America’s Most JUST Companies by JUST Capital and CNBC. Entergy ranks in the top 100 companies out of the nearly 1,000 largest publicly traded U.S. companies that were evaluated.
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.
Entergy has donated more than 460 refurbished laptops this summer to school districts in our service territory so students have the technology they need when they return to school this fall.