Georgia Power recognized for commitment to diversity by Hispanic Network
Company included in publication's 2013 "Best of the Best" list
ATLANTA, May 23, 2013
ATLANTA, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hispanic Network Magazinehas named
Georgia Power to its 2013 "Best of the Best" list. The annual list highlights
organizations across multiple industries, including energy, that strive for
diversity and incorporate it into their business practices. The list is
compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference
participation and interviews that were performed by agents and/or affiliates
of DiversityComm, the magazine's publisher.
"Part of our ongoing commitment to employees is to foster an environment in
which every employee feels valued, respected and productive," said Moanica
Caston, vice president of diversity and inclusion for Georgia Power. "We
believe that when we as a company reflect the communities we serve, we are
better able to understand market demographics and, ultimately, better equipped
to attract and meet the needs of that marketplace."
Georgia Power has long been committed to building a strong and diverse
employee base and creating an inclusive work environment for all employees.
The company focuses on maintaining a workforce that represents the communities
it serves while creating a work environment where employees are valued for
diverse ideas, experiences, and backgrounds.
In addition, Georgia Power actively builds relationships with community
partners such as the Latin American Association and the Asian American Chamber
of Commerce, among others, as well as and diverse suppliers including female-,
veteran- and minority-owned businesses. The company's Diversity & Inclusion
organization, which oversees Georgia Power's efforts in these areas, sets
annual goals for the company and monitors them quarterly along with other key
Georgia Power is the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, one of the
nation's largest generators of electricity. The company is an investor-owned,
tax-paying utility with rates below the national average. Georgia Power serves
2.4 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties.
SOURCE Georgia Power
Contact: Media Relations, (404) 506-7676 or (800) 282-1696
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