We recognize the value our investors and stakeholders place on transparency, and we are committed to continued enhancements. Our ongoing dialogue with investors and stakeholders helps to inform our disclosures and ensure we are providing meaningful information. In 2020, Southern Company was rated as the No. 1 utility in transparency and No. 6 overall in corporate disclosure in Labrador’s U.S. Transparency Awards. In 2021, Southern Company was named the top company for environmental, social and governance by DiversityInc.
Corporate Responsibility Executive Summary for 2021 highlights key areas of interest to help stakeholders access environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures and other meaningful information on topics like greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions and diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. The goal of this report is to provide thoughtful insights into the inner workings of our corporate responsibility through the lens of our company, our people, our community and our world.
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) data is of increasing importance to our investors. We continue to evaluate and enhance our reporting in response to investor feedback. Additional quantitative and qualitative information is available in our reports, including the EEI ESG/Sustainability Reporting Template, CDP Climate Disclosure and other publications that are posted on our website.