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Transcript of 2017-GILA
POWERING OUR COMMUNITIES
Creating Sustainable Value Through Philanthropy and Volunteerism.
2016 Investment in Louisiana.
$10.9 million shareholder funds.
973 nonprofit organizations.
Rising Water, Helping Hands.
Entergy awarded a $100,000 grant to the Baton Rouge Food Bank immediately to help replace one million pounds of food.
Awarded $300,000 to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation
to assist with longer-term recovery needs.
Authorized $150,000 to rapidly deploy emergency aid for flood victims through the American Red Cross.
More Than $1 Million To
Develop Louisiana Workforce.
Part of a $5 million, five-year initiative across Entergy’s four-state service area.
Contributions will boost six Louisiana workforce development programs that educate, train and prepare local residents for a variety of careers.
Since 2005, Entergy has helped create 23,000 new jobs in Louisiana.
Entergy Shines Light On Good Works Of Lake Charles.
Entergy held a We Power Life celebration in Lake Charles.
Spotlight on outstanding work of dozens of southwest Louisiana organizations and nonprofits.
Over the past year, these agencies received nearly
100 Entergy grant contributions totaling nearly half a million dollars.
Almost 44,000 hours of volunteer service logged.
Approximately $1,037,000 in value.
138 organized group volunteer events.
Partnered with the IRS, United Way and other community groups.
Helped low-income families and individuals file for and receive EITC refunds.
6,035 Louisiana residents filed for and received $11.2 million in EITC refunds.
The most effective poverty reduction program in the country.
The Power to Care.
Raised $931,890 in 2016.
Provides emergency utility assistance.
More than 2,800 received assistance.
Entergy shareholders match employee and customer donations.
Awards and Recognition.
DJSI Sustainability North America Index.
100 out of 100 score for Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy.
15 consecutive years of recognition.
2017 Top 100 Corporate Citizens.
#5 in Philanthropy.
Awarded in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015,
2016 and 2017.
Points of Light Foundation Civic 50.
Recognized as one of Top 50 community-minded corporations in America.
2014 Best Economic Empowerment Program.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.