Values and Ethics

Values and Ethics

For more than a century, Southern Company has been building the future of energy. We deliver the energy resources and solutions our customers and communities need to drive growth and prosperity.

How we do our work is just as important as what we do. Our uncompromising values are key to our sustained success. They guide our behavior and ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of all we do.

At Southern Company, Our Values will guide us to make every decision, every day, in the right way.

Unquestionable Trust

Honesty, respect, fairness, and integrity drive our behavior. We keep our promises and ethical behavior is our standard.

Safety First

We believe the safety of our employees and customers is paramount. We will perform and maintain every job, every day, safely.

Superior Performance

We are dedicated to superior performance throughout our business. We will continue our strong focus on innovative solutions, improving how we run our business and our commitment to environmental stewardship.

Total Commitment

We are committed to the success of our employees, our customers, our shareholders and our communities. We fully embrace, respect, and value our differences and diversity.

Code of Ethics

Our Code of Ethics defines our culture. It guides behavior and makes Our Values come to life every day. Click here to view, or print, the interactive Code of Ethics flipbook. 

Confidential Concerns Reporting Line: 

Southern Company's Concerns Program provides employees and contractors with several ways to report a concern - a toll-free number, an online form, by mail or email, or in-person. Concerns can be filed anonymously. All concerns are taken seriously, treated confidentially, and investigated by objective and experienced investigators. Southern Company does not tolerate retaliation against anyone for filing a concern.