At FirstEnergy, we are building an inclusive, equitable, rewarding and safe work environment, while empowering our diverse and innovative team to make our customers’ lives brighter and our communities stronger.

Energy ReliabilityWe’re investing in transmission and distribution system upgrades that enhance reliability and resiliency for our customers, who depend on us for reliable energy every day of the year. Our investments are driving performance improvements that benefit customers.READ MORE SafetyIn 2020, we experienced no life-changing events and reduced our Days Away, Restricted or Transferred rate, while also implementing new safety practices and protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic.READ MORE InnovationOur Emerging Technology programs are helping us to research and plan investments in key technology areas, such as electrification and smart cities, to bring our vision for the grid of the future to life.READ MORE Diverse WorkforceWe’re building a diverse workforce that better reflects the communities we serve. We’re especially focused on increasing the racial and ethnic diversity of our workforce and leadership by 30% by 2025, based on 2020 levels.READ MORE Investing with PurposeIn the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the events of 2020 that highlighted racial injustices, the FirstEnergy Foundation donated $3.4 million in 2020 to organizations that advance social justice, health and safety, education, and workforce development initiatives.READ MORE Supply ChainWe strive to increase our dollars spent on diverse suppliers, and over the past three years (2018-2020), we have exceeded our targets for diverse supplier spend. Our goal is to achieve 20% of our Supply Chain spend with diverse suppliers by 2025.
DEI AccountabilityTo drive accountability, we tie compensation for leadership to diversity, equity and inclusion through our key performance indicators and Short-Term Incentive Program. In 2021, we broadened the KPI to include supervisors.READ MORE Public SafetyOur commitment to safety extends to our communities. In addition to launching our Stop.Look.Live. electrical safety campaign, we have donated more than $2 million worth of personal protective equipment to United Way agencies in our service area.READ MORE Employee DevelopmentOur transparent talent management process and employee development programs are designed to prepare our high-performing workforce for the future and help each employee reach their full potential in our organization.READ MORE
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