AEP Releases 2020 Corporate Accountability Report
The report's theme, "Moving Forward Together for a Brighter Future," reflects AEP's goal of delivering clean, reliable and affordable energy, while also providing value to its customers, shareholders and the communities it serves. This year's report also addresses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the company, its employees, customers and communities and details AEP's response to ensure the health and wellness of its workforce and the public, while maintaining critical customer services.
"Energy is an essential service that is life-sustaining and crucial to our nation's health and economic well-being. Our vision for a sustainable energy future is unwavering, and we believe it is more important than ever," said
The company continues to reduce its carbon footprint by retiring coal-fired generation units, investing in renewable energy and setting aggressive emissions reduction goals. AEP has cut its carbon dioxide emissions 65% from 2000 levels. The company also is conducting a scenario analysis of how climate-related risks and opportunities may play out under different circumstances. AEP expects to publish the findings by the end of 2020.
"At AEP, we never have been more certain of our responsibility to ensure a sustainable future for our customers, communities and employees. We will continue to take steps to reduce our carbon footprint, to empower customers and to value and develop our workforce," Akins said.
AEP also enhanced its environmental, social & governance (ESG) disclosure efforts by creating an
View the 2020 Corporate Accountability Report and learn more about AEP's sustainable development strategy.
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