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PGE Releases Latest Annual Sustainability Report

August 16, 2018 at 8:00 AM EDT

Company more committed than ever to delivering clean energy, equitably and seamlessly

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 16, 2018-- Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) today released its fifth annual Sustainability Report. The report includes PGE’s sustainability results from the past fiscal year and stories from across the company highlighting achievements, areas for growth and where the company is focused.

“We’re committed to helping customers and the communities we serve achieve a clean energy future,” said Maria Pope, president and CEO, PGE. “Our latest sustainability report provides a transparent accounting of where we are today – the achievements and the challenges – and demonstrates the strong foundation we have in place as we take on this transformation.”

As highlighted in the report and outlined in PGE’s vision, the company intends to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on its system by more than 80 percent by 2050, consistent with its proportionate share of the state’s 2050 greenhouse gas reduction goal. PGE’s vision is unique among utilities, because it takes an economywide perspective, identifying both its own decarbonization goal and the role it can play in helping the state meet its 2050 goal.

The report published today includes metrics and stories categorized by PGE’s five pillars of sustainability:

  • Customer Value: Keeping customers at the center of everything the company does
  • Environmental Footprint: Protecting natural resources
  • Quality Workforce: Powering a safe and engaged workforce
  • Strong Communities: Investing where PGE customers and employees live and work
  • Responsible Management: Maintaining stewardship of the company while taking a long-term approach

To learn more about PGE’s approach to sustainability and view the entire report, visit

About Portland General Electric Company:Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) is a fully integrated energy company based in Portland, Ore., serving approximately 883,000 customers in 51 cities. For more than 125 years, PGE has been delivering safe, affordable and reliable energy to Oregonians. Together with its customers, PGE has the No. 1 voluntary renewable energy program in the U.S. With 2,900 employees across the state, PGE is committed to helping its customers and the communities it serves build a clean energy future. For more information visit

Source: Portland General Electric

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