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Duke Energy Expands Clean Energy Action Plan

Summary: 
  • Less than 5% of energy from coal by 2030, full exit by 2035 (1)

  • Expands net-zero goals to include Scope 2 and certain Scope 3 emissions.

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  • Less than 5% of energy from coal by 2030, full exit by 2035 (1)

  • Expands net-zero goals to include Scope 2 and certain Scope 3 emissions.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation Recognizes Duke Energy as an Inclusive Workplace

Summary: 
  • Company scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign’s annual scorecard of LGBTQ Workplace Equality for fifth year.
  • Earns ‘Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ distinction.
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  • Company scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign’s annual scorecard of LGBTQ Workplace Equality for fifth year.
  • Earns ‘Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ distinction.

One Way to Solve Food Insecurity: Healthy Food Distribution Programs

How a Duke Energy initiative in South Carolina supports fresh food options
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A salad with a rainbow of fruits and vegetables. Celery boats with radish, cream cheese, smoked paprika and chili lime spice. Spiced pear dessert burritos. Those are just some of Catherine Sadler’s creative dishes from the past months.

“I never, or rarely ever,” she said, “make the same thing twice.”

Toyota's EV Battery Plant Will Bring Jobs, Boost North Carolina's Economy

Duke Energy economic development worked with officials for years to prepare the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite that landed Toyota
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by Jessica Wells

One of North Carolina’s largest economic development wins was more than a decade in the making.

At the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite in Randolph County, North Carolina, Toyota will build a $1.29 billion, first-of its-kind battery factory to meet demand for its growing fleet of electric and hybrid vehicles. Toyota plans to open the plant in 2025 and create 1,750 jobs.

Social Justice Grant Helped Give Saichelle McNeill a Second Chance

How a Duke Energy Foundation grant to Charlotte's Center for Community Transitions and other nonprofits can make an impact
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by Michael J. Solender

Saichelle McNeill’s mobile WashRoom Laundry Service has generated more than $1 million in revenue in her fifth year of operation. It’s the type of success McNeill couldn’t allow herself to dream of seven years ago as she was released from federal prison after serving 27 months for tax fraud.

Duke Energy Awards $200,000 in Grants to Support Economic Development in Florida

Summary: 
  • Company invests in 14 Florida-based organizations to strengthen economic development and recruitment programs in state.

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  • Company invests in 14 Florida-based organizations to strengthen economic development and recruitment programs in state.

Duke Energy Florida Awards $250,000 to Organizations That Empower Students, Educators, Families During Season of Giving

Summary: 
  • Grants fund initiatives focused on education, other community assistance programs.

  • 20 Florida-based organizations to receive awards.

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  • Grants fund initiatives focused on education, other community assistance programs.

  • 20 Florida-based organizations to receive awards.

Creating Opportunities Where We Can Do the Most Good

By Katherine Neebe President, Duke Energy Foundation
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I joined Duke Energy a little over a year ago, and one of the main reasons I was drawn to the company is its mission, “to power the lives of our customers and the vitality of our communities.” This strong sense of purpose underpins how the company and its Foundation support their employees, customers and communities through one of the largest clean energy transformations in our industry.

100 Flags Fly in Florida to Honor Duke Energy Veterans

For Veterans Day on Nov. 11 and all month long, fields of honor across America honor those who served
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Almost 500 American flags planted in a green field outside the Seminole, Fla., city hall and post office are a red, white and blue reminder to honor veterans on Nov. 11 and all month.

Duke Energy is sponsoring 100 of those 479 flags on the Field of Honor organized by the Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Seminole. The Fields of Honor across the country is a growing tradition for Kiwanis clubs during November.

Duke Energy Named One of North America's Top Sustainable Companies for 16th Straight Year

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the 16th consecutive year as the company leads one of the largest clean energy transformations in the country.

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