NextEra Energy lands at No. 35 on Fortune’s 2021 list of companies that ‘Change the World’

by | Oct 13, 2021

NextEra Energy is being recognized as a “Change the World” company.

NextEra Energy announced that Fortune has recognized the company on its 2021 list of companies that “Change the World.” The Florida-based clean energy company landed at No. 35 on the annual list that recognizes companies that have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy.

“We are honored to be named once again by Fortune as one of the companies that is changing the world,” said Jim Robo, chairman and CEO of NextEra Energy. “We believe that no company in any industry has done more than NextEra Energy to reduce carbon emissions and to address climate change, yet every day we strive to do better. Our team of 15,000 talented professionals comes to work every day focused on how we can improve the way we do business so that we can deliver even more value to our customers and the communities we serve. By investing in smart infrastructure and innovative clean energy solutions, we are leading the transition to a sustainable energy future that is affordable, reliable and green, while helping to decarbonize the entire U.S. economy.”

This is the second time that NextEra Energy has been recognized on Fortune’s “Change the World” list.  NextEra Energy also is the only U.S. gas and electric utility to be recognized on the list. The placement comes as the company continues to achieve a best-in-class position in the renewable energy sector and pushes the boundaries on innovation.

Fortune evaluates and ranks companies on measurable social impact, business results, degree of innovation and corporate integration. NextEra Energy owns Florida Power & Light Company, which is the largest U.S. utility company by market capitalization, and NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage.

To view the complete results for Fortune’s 2021 list of companies that “Change the World,” click here.


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