“We are extremely honored to be included in the inaugural NAACP Equity, Inclusion and Empowerment Index,” said
The NAACP Equity, Inclusion and Empowerment Index is a new tool created in partnership with Impact Shares and
The index is designed to help guide and inform companies in assessing and actively promoting racial and ethnic equity in every aspect of their business, operations and strategy; and to promote socially responsible investing in companies with a strong commitment to equity and diversity. Commitment is measured through policies, programs, performance, as well as social impact. Companies are judged not only based on their own workforces and boards of directors, but also on their supply chains and community interactions.
Earlier this year, American Water was named as one of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies by Barron’s Magazine. The company was recently recognized by The Philadelphia Inquirer as one of the top-ranked companies in the
In 2017, American Water published its biennial corporate responsibility report that highlighted the value the company places on being a good corporate citizen.
About American Water
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,900 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and
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