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Duke Energy Executive Vice President, Lloyd Yates, Named to List of Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

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Lloyd Yates doesn’t forget the people who gave him a lift.

His parents, who insisted that he do something with his life. The Salvation Army, which provided a safe space to play. And the mentors who offered advice, friendship and the codes to crack to rise through the ranks of a major corporation.

As a kid growing up in a tough, racially segregated town near Philadelphia, an executive future seemed unlikely. He didn’t meet doctors, lawyers or businesspeople. The only affluent African-Americans he knew of were professional athletes or entertainers.

Piedmont Natural Gas Invites Community to ‘Share the Warmth’ on #GivingTuesday

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  • Community leaders asked to don symbolic orange scarves to promote Nov. 28 event

  • Donations by customers, community will keep our neighbors warm this winter

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  • Community leaders asked to don symbolic orange scarves to promote Nov. 28 event

  • Donations by customers, community will keep our neighbors warm this winter

Duke Energy Earns Perfect Score in 2018 Corporate Equality Index

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Earns "Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality" distinction.

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Earns "Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality" distinction.

How Utilities United to Fight Scammers

Beware utility scams. For National Utility Scam Awareness Day Nov. 15, energy companies want you to be vigilant.
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Editor’s note: Jared Lawrence is vice president of Customer Operations – Piedmont Natural Gas and Metering Services, and chair of the Utilities United Against Scams Executive Committee

Beautiful Places Across South Carolina Will Benefit from Nearly $500,000 from Duke Energy

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14 organizations receive envinronmental grants in 2017.

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14 organizations receive envinronmental grants in 2017.

Creating Careers for Veterans: A Blueprint

By Lynn Good, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Duke Energy Corporation
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Integrity, initiative, judgment, courage and enthusiasm – these are traits businesses across America seek in job candidates. They also happen to be qualities servicemen and servicewomen develop in the military.

Duke Energy, YMCA of Greenville Team Up to Build Outdoor Classroom

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As one of Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund recipients, the Greenville YMCA is working to improve access to the Reedy River with outdoor classrooms and science stations. Together, we’re creating better recreational and educational facilities for local families.

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Duke Energy, Watershed Ecology Center Team Up to Bring Adopt-a-Stream to Spartanburg County

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As one of Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund recipients, Watershed Ecology Center developed the Adopt-a-Stream program for Spartanburg County, and is working with local volunteers and students who have become certified water quality monitors. Thanks to their efforts, Spartanburg County can now monitor and address water quality issues more quickly. 

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