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PG&E No. 2 Utility Among Top 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine

04/23/2015

Utility Ranked High in 4 Categories To Earn Its Score

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) placed No. 2 among all utilities and No. 58 overall on the list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens according to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine.

“At PG&E, sustainability begins with delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable gas and electricity in ways that ultimately build a better California. We’re committed to being a leader in clean energy, workforce development, environmental stewardship and community engagement. Earning a position on the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list is terrific acknowledgement that we’re on the right track,” said PG&E President Chris Johns.

Companies that made the list were evaluated on more than 300 data points across seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, governance, philanthropy/community support, human rights and finance. Those selected successfully demonstrated, through publicly available data, their robust efforts to drive disclosure, policy and performance in these categories. PG&E ranked among the top 50 companies in environment and climate change; among the top 20 in employee relations; and among the top 10 in philanthropy/community support.

“Companies that make our list make a tremendous effort to learn and disclose how their businesses impact employees, communities, and the environment,” said Bill Hatton, editor in chief of Corporate Responsibility Magazine. “They engage in a wide range of responsible business practices, and they do so while succeeding financially as businesses. They exemplify good corporate citizenship.”

All data was collected and analyzed by IW Financial, a Portland, Maine-based financial analysis firm serving the Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) investment community. The full list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens is posted on CR Magazine’s website.

To view PG&E’s annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report and information about the utility’s commitment to sustainability click here.

About PG&E

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), and the PG&E Corporation Foundation strive to power strong communities throughout Northern and Central California. In 2014, PG&E contributed more than $23 million to nearly 1,300 charitable organizations, including matching the generosity of employees who donated more than $7.3 million and volunteered more than 75,000 hours to company-supported events. Community investments are funded entirely by the company’s shareholders. For more information, visit www.pge.com/community.

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