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Newsweek Named Eversource One of Nation’s Greenest Companies

Posted January 29, 2018 by

Ranked 20th Overall in 2017 Green Rankings list

Eversource is once again being nationally recognized for its leadership in corporate sustainability and environmental performance, placing 20th among 500 U.S. companies in Newsweek Magazine’s annual Green Rankings list. See: http://www.newsweek.com/full-list-US-companies-green-rankings-2017-18

Eversource has been a consistent high performer in the annual survey. The 2017 list represents Eversource’s best overall performance to date among U.S companies, and it also placed fourth among U.S. utilities. [In 2015, our overall “Green Ranking” was #22.]

“It’s very rewarding to see our commitment to environmental sustainability be recognized in this way,” said Chairman, President and CEO Jim Judge. “With the support of our employees, we will continue to build on the #1 ranking of our energy efficiency programs, grow our clean energy portfolio, and partner with our customers and communities as stewards for our environment.”

The Newsweek Green Rankings are one of the world’s most recognized assessments of corporate environmental performance. Companies are compared against their industry group peers and scores are based on factors including levels of greenhouse gas emissions, water and waste productivity, as well as the transparency and objectivity of their environmental performance data. For more details, read the news release, Newsweek magazine article and Eversource’s Sustainability Report (https://www.eversource.com/content/general/about/community/supporting-the-community/sustainability-in-action).

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