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Dominion has published its third annual corporate responsibility report, Dimensions 2009/2010. The report highlights the company's social, economic and environmental performance and progress in 2009 and is organized to address topics of material interest to customers, employees, shareholders, industry groups and the community.
Newly featured topics in this edition include enterprise risk management, integrated resource planning, the company's new Alternative Energy Solutions unit, and stakeholder engagement activities. Expanded environmental reporting includes topics such as coal combustion products and biodiversity and habitat protection programs. Also new are annual performance metrics, a sustainability scorecard and progress matrix, as well as a trailing five-year summary data table highlighting key performance indicators in selected areas of the company's business.
Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer said:
"Dominion and its employees are committed to responsible and continuous performance improvement that serves the social, economic and environmental well-being of people and the planet. We intend to continue working with various stakeholders to shape workable solutions to the challenges of our time, while continuing to focus on safe, reliable and efficient operations. This report outlines our efforts in 2009 to live up to that commitment and to make a positive contribution to the people and places we serve."
In 2010, Dominion was ranked 36th among the "100 Best Corporate Citizens" by CRO (Corporate Responsibility Officer) magazine and third highest in the electric utility sector behind PG&E Corp. and Xcel Energy. The companies on the "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list are selected from the Russell 1000 and are ranked in seven categories using publicly available information: environment, climate change, human rights, philanthropy, employee relations, financial performance, and governance.
An expanded online version of the Dimensions report can be accessed on the Dominion Web site at www.dom.com/civism/dimensions/.
Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of more than 27,500 megawatts of generation, 12,000 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,000 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion operates the nation's largest natural gas storage system with 942 billion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves retail energy customers in 12 states.