NextEra Energy honored for sustainability and investor relations programs by
JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 17, 2014
JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:
NEE) today announced that it has been recognized by IR Magazine for having the
best Sustainability Practice across all sectors and best Investor Relations
program in the utility sector. IR Magazine's awards are recognized as the
leading international awards program honoring excellence and leadership in
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"I'm extremely pleased that IR Magazine has recognized our investor relations
team for the superb job it does in communicating the NextEra Energy story with
our important stakeholders in the financial community," said Jim Robo,
chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy. "This award is further
affirmation of the fact that the financial community recognizes and values
NextEra Energy's leadership in advancing clean energy on behalf of our
customers, and our steadfast commitment to sustainability and corporate
The winners of IR Magazine's 2014 awards were identified by an independent
survey of more than 700 portfolio managers, buy-side and sell-side analysts,
and retail investors throughout the United States. Each was asked to vote for
the company they think provides the best IR service in each awards category.
Other recognitions received recently by NextEra Energy include:
oIn March, NextEra Energy was named No. 1 overall among electric and gas
utilities on Fortune magazine's 2014 list of the "Most Admired Companies"
for an unprecedented eighth consecutive year. Additionally, the company
was recognized as No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities sector for
innovation, No. 1 in social responsibility, and No. 1 in quality of
products and services.
oIn March, NextEra Energy's Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer Moray
Dewhurst was recognized as Institutional Investor Magazine's "Best CFO" in
the Electric Utilities sector by sell-side analysts.
oIn April, NextEra Energy was named a World's Most Ethical Company® by the
Ethisphere Institute for the seventh time. This year, just 144 companies
in 41 industries across the globe were selected, including only four other
U.S. energy and utility companies.
IR Magazine is the only global publication that focuses on the interactions
between companies and their investors.
NextEra Energy, Inc.
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with
consolidated revenues of approximately $15.1 billion, approximately 42,500
megawatts of generating capacity, and approximately 13,900 employees in 26
states and Canada as of year-end 2013. Headquartered in Juno Beach, Fla.,
NextEra Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company,
which serves approximately 4.7 million customer accounts in Florida and is one
of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the United States, and
NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which together with its affiliated entities is
the largest generator in North America of renewable energy from the wind and
sun. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free
electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New
Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin. NextEra Energy has been recognized often by
third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility,
ethics and compliance, and diversity, and has been named No. 1 overall among
electric and gas utilities on Fortune's list of "World's Most Admired
Companies" for eight consecutive years, which is an unprecedented achievement
in its industry. For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit
these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com,
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Contact: NextEra Energy, Inc., Media Line: 561-694-4442
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