Issues & Policy
Measuring Our Progress
To participate in EEI’s DEI initiative, member companies must commit to implement at least three recommended actions that support our industry goals. The industry goals are:
- Ensure that DEI efforts are driven from the top.
- Remove barriers to entry by expanding and broadening the pool of diverse candidates.
- Establish stronger community connections.
- Establish infrastructure academies and training programs.
As of June 2021, the initiative has 100-percent participation, and member companies, on average, are implementing five actions to meet their DEI commitment.
America’s Electric Companies Are Committed to Advancing Racial and Social Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Advancing Racial and Social Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Leading by Example on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
EEI’s member companies are taking meaningful and measurable actions that will make a difference for their employees and for the customers and communities they serve. Select a state to learn more about your electric company’s commitment to racial and social justice and DEI.
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
EEI's Business Diversity Program
For more than four decades, EEI's Business Diversity Program (formerly Supplier Diversity) has created opportunities for diverse businesses to take part in the growth of the electric power industry. EEI and its members aim to establish long-term relationships with diverse suppliers who provide products and services that help the industry succeed in a highly competitive environment. EEI's membership continues to build close alliances with diverse suppliers, knowing that a business practice today will impact business development tomorrow.
Our mission is to provide guidance and leadership to members using a dynamic 360º vision, managing a myriad of needs and sustaining full industry alignment in a changing business environment.