Our Sustainability Commitments

Our seven sustainability commitments provide a framework for PPL to grow and innovate in a responsible, reliable way that benefits customers, shareowners, employees, and society as a whole.

The corporate sustainability committee, which includes senior leaders throughout the corporation and its business units, is responsible for developing sustainability strategy, providing oversight and establishing the priorities and performance metrics.

The sustainability strategy, commitments and priorities are reviewed by the corporate leadership council and presented to the board of directors.  PPL’s Board of Directors has designated its Compensation, Governance and Nominating Committee with oversight of PPL’s practices and positions to further ESG performance and sustainability.

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Create extraordinary shareowner value

Create long-term value for shareowners through fiscal discipline, continuous improvement, environmental stewardship and enduring strategic investments

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Drive best-in-sector operational performance

Excel in safety, reliability, customer responsiveness and energy efficiency while maintaining a culture that fosters innovation

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Advance a cleaner energy future

Encourage responsible stewardship in partnership with our customers and stakeholders to have a sustainable environmental impact

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Build tomorrow’s energy infrastructure

Invest in tomorrow’s energy infrastructure by developing a reliable, resilient and efficient grid that fosters continued progress and a cleaner energy future

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Exceed customer expectations

Provide safe, reliable and environmentally responsible energy at the lowest reasonable cost

Strengthen communities

Empower the success of future generations by helping to build strong communities today

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Foster an exceptional workplace

Cultivate success by energizing an inclusive, respectful and diverse workplace that rewards performance, enables professional development, encourages employee engagement and enables employees to achieve their full potential

Download the 2017 Sustainability Report

PPL Corporation’s Sustainability Report highlights the company’s ongoing initiatives to advance a sustainable energy future for the communities, customers and stakeholders it serves.

Commitments in Action

Smart charging

For cars the future’s electric, which means electricity networks need to understand customer’s charging behavior. Preliminary results are in from Western Power Distribution’s electric vehicle charging trial.

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Lacawac Sanctuary awakens the love of nature for students, community

Maybe it’s the quiet energy of the forest, or the song of the golden-winged warbler, or even the stillness of the pristine 52-acre glacial lake that appeals to the hundreds of visitors who come to Lacawac Sanctuary each year. No matter why they come, all visitors leave with a profound appreciation for nature and all its wonder.

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PPL employees learn how to outsmart unconscious biases

Even the most open-minded, well-intentioned people can fall victim to making snap judgments that aren’t aligned with their core values and beliefs. And those quick decisions, although not intended, could prevent others from getting a fair shake. That’s the main message behind the Check Your Blind Spots mobile tour.

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Park revitalization brings a community together

The shrieks from kids racing down the slide, the laughter of grandparents playing with their grandchildren, the crack of a bat connecting with a fastball as the crowd cheers. These are the sounds that echo throughout Veterans Memorial Park in Newport, Pennsylvania. Just a couple of years ago, this park wasn’t so lively.

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Farming project cultivates young leaders

For many kids, summer vacation is a chance to kick back, relax and take a break. For the youths who spend their summer working at the LEAF Project, this is their time to get up early, work hard and bloom into the leaders of tomorrow.

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Read more sustainability stories on the PPL Currents blog, dedicated to telling the stories of people, technology and issues energizing our communities and business.

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