Sempra Energy Ranked Among Best Corporate Citizens

              Sempra Energy Ranked Among Best Corporate Citizens

List Ranks Sempra Energy 27th Among U.S. Companies for Corporate
Responsibility Practices

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2013

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year,
Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has been recognized as one of CR Magazine's "100 Best
Corporate Citizens." 

Sempra Energy earned high marks for the company's performance in seven
categories: environment, climate change, human rights, employee relations,
corporate governance, philanthropy and financials.

Overall, Sempra Energy ranked 27th on CR Magazine's annual 2013 list.

"We are honored to be recognized for our corporate responsibility practices by
CR Magazine," said Randall L. Clark, vice president of corporate
responsibility and corporate secretary for Sempra Energy. "The benchmarks
employed in this study mirror our company's values emphasizing ethical,
respectful behavior, responsible actions and exceptional performance."

CR Magazine evaluates companies' overall performance using social, financial
and interrelationship metrics. IW Financial, a Portland, Maine-based firm
serving the environmental, social and governance investment community,
gathered data for the rankings. The publication seeks to advance corporate
accountability and transparency through this research. It provides investors,
regulators, customers, suppliers and neighbors with the tools to make better
decisions and judge companies and their behaviors. 

Last month, Sempra Energy was recognized for the second consecutive year as
the energy industry's leader in sustainability by Target Rock Advisors, an
organization comprised of experts in the utility industry who specialize in
identifying and enhancing sustainable practices and advantages. Sempra Energy
was selected from approximately 150 publicly traded U.S utilities and energy

Additionally, Sempra Energy recently was named to the Ethisphere Institute's
2013 list of the "World's Most Ethical Companies."Sempra Energy was one of
145 companies worldwide to receive the honor.

Sempra Energy, based in San Diego, is a Fortune 500 energy services holding
company with 2012 revenues of approximately $10 billion. The Sempra Energy
companies' nearly 17,000 employees serve more than 31 million consumers


SOURCE Sempra Energy

Contact: Art Larson, Sempra Energy, 1-877-340-8875,
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