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


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 2018 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

WPD makes WISE moves to advance women in STEM

We’re working to increase the number of women in STEM careers. In the UK, Western Power Distribution is a member of WISE, an organization working to bring gender balance to the classroom and boardroom.

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Laying the foundation of future energy networks

The way energy is generated and consumed is changing and we’re part of the action. Western Power Distribution is participating in a community energy project that will help us understand future energy networks.

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Powering pollinator research

Birds do it and bees do it. Oh, and butterflies, too. Pollination that is. We’re helping provide pollinator-friendly habitats and protect our power lines at the same time.

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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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