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Entergy Corp. employees participating in a recent Jackson Heart Walk for the American Heart Association. Courtesy of Entergy

Entergy one of U.S.’s most civic-minded firms

Entergy Corporation has recognized with The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light, for its investment of time, talend and resources in the areas it serves. The Civic 50 sets the standard for corporate civic engagement and annually determines the most community-minded companies in the country. Points of Light is the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

The Civic 50 participants are evaluated on criteria that include community impact of financial and human resources, alignment of community engagement with business objectives and the social and business value of an organization’s community engagement.

Entergy invests $16 million annually in community improvement programs in the areas of education, workforce development, arts, health and environment. In 2015, Entergy employees contributed more than 100,400 hours of volunteer service valued at more than $3 million.

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  1. Entergy? Community-minded? This is the company that attempted to take my property, THAT IT DIDN’T NEED, by eminent domain. And they used hired guns to do it. Meanwhile, their only function is to provide electric power but can’t keep it on for a week straight.

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