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Consumers Energy Focuses on Providing World Class Performance While Delivering Hometown Service

2019 Sustainability Report showcases commitment to the triple bottom line
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At Consumers Energy, we’re more than pipes, poles and wires. We’re part of Michigan’s landscape. That’s why we’ve worked proudly to maintain the Mitten for more than 130 years.

From border to bridge and coast to coast, we’re helping our neighbors across Michigan by providing safe, reliable energy and caring for our communities.

As we reflect on our efforts to pursue our purpose of World Class Performance Delivering Hometown Service, we know our business is about more than profits. It’s about enabling the communities we serve to share in our success.

CMS Energy Releases Climate Assessment Report, Highlighting Commitment to People, Planet and Prosperity

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JACKSON, Mich., December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CMS Energy has released its Climate Assessment Report – a picture of the energy provider’s work to reshape Michigan’s energy future with a plan that embodies its Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and prosperity.

“We are proud and uniquely qualified to provide the strong leadership needed to protect our planet and our home state for generations to come,” said Patti Poppe, president and CEO of CMS Energy and principal subsidiary Consumers Energy.

Filer Township Receives Grant for Magoon Creek Park Improvements

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A combined $16,000 grant from the CMS Energy and Consumers Energy foundations has leveraged more than $70,000 in additional funding to improve public use of a little-known treasure on Lake Michigan in Manistee County’s Filer Township.

Local leaders announced a list of improvements planned for 2019 to the Magoon Creek Natural Area, a 97-acre park with 2,300 feet of Lake Michigan frontage owned by Filer Township.

The $16,000 grant that was presented on Friday helped secure a $71,000 grant from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund to finance the improvements.

CMS Energy Announces Operations for Northwest Ohio Wind, Providing Clean Energy to General Motors

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HAVILAND, Ohio, Oct. 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CMS Energy today celebrated Northwest Ohio Wind, a 105-megawatt wind project that will generate clean energy for General Motors for at least the next 15 years.

Northwest Ohio Wind is owned by CMS Enterprises, a subsidiary of CMS Energy that takes a leadership role in development, ownership and operation of renewable energy with its clean and lean strategy. CMS Enterprises officials celebrated the wind park’s opening today at a ceremony at Wayne Trace Junior/Senior High School that included community members.

CMS Energy Releases Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) and Sustainability Report

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CMS Energy, including our primary subsidiary, Consumers Energy, has integrated sustainable principles throughout all levels of our company. Our commitment to the triple bottom line — People, Planet and Profit — is our foundation.

Environmental Leader | First of Its Kind Loan: Barclays’ Borrower Pays Less if Sustainability Targets are Met

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by Jennifer Hermes

In a first in the US, a company has entered into a syndicated sustainability-linked revolving loan. CMS Energy and its subsidiary, Consumers Energy, have entered into $1.4 billion revolving credit facilities from Barclays, the sole Sustainability Structuring Agent on the loan. This means that CMS can reduce its interest rate on the new credit by meeting targets related to environmental responsibility, CMS says. 

CMS Energy Announces Two New Wind Energy Parks

Projects Will Provide Up to 250 Megawatts of Clean, Renewable Energy
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JACKSON, MI, June 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CMS Energy today announced the addition of two new planned wind energy parks to its portfolio that will produce up to 250 megawatts of clean, renewable energy.

CMS Energy Becomes First U.S. Company to Enter Sustainability-Linked Loan

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JACKSON, Mich., June 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CMS Energy and its primary subsidiary, Consumers Energy (collectively “CMS”), announced they have entered the first syndicated sustainability-linked revolving credit facilities for a U.S. borrower.

The aggregate $1.4 billion of new credit facilities allow CMS to reduce its interest rate by meeting targets related to environmental sustainability, specifically renewable energy generation.   

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