No. 19 | Southern Company

From The Company

At Southern Company, our approach to diversity and inclusion is embedded in Our Values, and we are focused on deliberately applying this approach in all we do in practical, measurable ways.

  • We are meeting the requirements of our business by attracting, developing and retaining top, diverse talent, and creating an environment in which every employee can contribute and reach their full potential.
  • We are developing and sustaining relationships with diverse suppliers to broaden access to products and services, and to facilitate economic inclusion.
  • We are forming partnerships and creating business alliances to help ensure the growth and vitality of the diverse communities we serve, and in which we live, work and serve.

Southern Company continues to promote DE&I, racial equity and social justice. Highlights of our efforts thus far include the following:

  • Our commitment to advancing equity and inclusion means being open about how we are holding ourselves accountable to ensure change. See our 2021 Transformation Report.
  • Our charitable foundations are committing $225 million through 2025 to advance racial equity and social justice in our communities.

Company Facts


U.S. Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

Global Employees: 27,000

2021 DiversityInc Top 50 Ranking: No. 20


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