Awards and Recognition

We have been recognized often for our commitment to corporate responsibility and operational excellence.

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Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies

In 2018, NextEra Energy was ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry on Fortune's list of "Most Admired Companies" for the 11th time in 12 years. We were also named one of the top 20 companies in the world, across all industries, for innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility and long-term investment value.

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Ethisphere Institute World's Most Ethical Companies

In 2018, NextEra Energy was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. We’re one of only 20 companies in the world to achieve this honor 11 or more times.

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Forbes' America's Best Employers

For the third consecutive year, NextEra Energy was named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers. Working with research firm Statista, Forbes asked thousands of U.S. workers employed by large companies whether they would recommend their employer.

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Forbes' Best Employers for Diversity

NextEra Energy was named to Forbes' first-ever list of America's Best Employers for Diversity in 2018. In partnership with research firm Statista, Forbes ranked 250 employers across all industries in the U.S. according to results from employee surveys, examination of diversity policies, and analysis of diversity in executive boards and management teams.

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Nuclear Energy Institute Top Innovative Practice Award

NextEra Energy’s nuclear energy fleet received the Nuclear Energy Institute 2016 top innovation award for pioneering a unique program that significantly improves plant performance.

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Minnesota Mower Wind Energy Center

EI New Energy Top 100 Green Utilities

In 2017, NextEra Energy was ranked as the top green utility in the United States and No. 2 in the world based on carbon emissions and renewable energy capacity by EI Energy Intelligence.

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Market Strategies Environmental Champion

FPL was recognized as an Environmental Champion in 2017 among the nation’s largest electric and gas utilities in a nationwide study of utility customers by Market Strategies International.

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SOUTHEASTERN ELECTRIC EXCHANGE INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARD

FPL was recognized by the Southeastern Electric Exchange with its Chairman's Award for the company's response to numerous environmental challenges encountered during an important transmission line project.

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NextEra Energy Headquarters

U.S. Green Building Council Recertification

NextEra Energy's headquarters in Juno Beach, Florida, achieved the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold recertification for existing buildings in 2015. LEED is the U.S. Green Building Council's leading rating system for designating the world's greenest, most energy-efficient and high-performing buildings.

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Benchmark Portal Center of Excellence

In 2016, FPL’s Customer Care Center was certified as a Center of Excellence for the third time by Benchmark Portal. The prestigious recognition is awarded to call centers that rank in the top 10 percent of call centers surveyed for efficiency and effectiveness.

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