NextEra Energy takes top industry spot in Fortune’s list of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’

by | Feb 3, 2022

 

NextEra Energy announced it has been named to Fortune’s 2022 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” and ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry for the 15th time in 16 years.

NextEra Energy, whose principal businesses are Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) and NextEra Energy Resources, is also only one of two Florida-based companies to rank No. 1 in its industry across all of the sectors covered by Fortune’s 2022 list. The only other company to take home the top spot in its industry was Publix.

“We are honored to be recognized again on Fortune’s prestigious list as the leader within our industry,” said Jim Robo, NextEra Energy chairman and chief executive officer. “This recognition reflects our success to execute our long-term strategy of generating clean, renewable energy, while protecting the environment and giving back to our communities for the benefit of our customers, shareholders and employees. Our team of 15,000 talented professionals work every day to identify ways to improve our business so that we can deliver even more value to the customers we serve. Through the hard work, perseverance and commitment to excellence of our employees, we are shaping how energy is produced and delivered while advancing a sustainable energy future.”

In the electric and gas utilities industry, NextEra Energy ranked No. 1 for eight of the nine rated attributes, including innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products/services and global competitiveness.

Performance highlights for NextEra Energy include leading the world in wind, solar and battery storage energy, investing in American infrastructure, respecting the environment, responding to natural disasters, and providing value to shareholders and customers.

Fortune’s annual list is based on ratings from executives, directors and analysts, who rate the highest-revenue companies within their industry on nine criteria, including innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products/services and global competitiveness.

To view the full rankings, click here.

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