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Transit Bus Charging in Asheville Gets $200,000 Boost From Duke Energy

Summary: 
  • Grant will help North Carolina city electrify transit bus fleet

  • Another example of Duke Energy’s support for electric charging

Press Release
  • Grant will help North Carolina city electrify transit bus fleet

  • Another example of Duke Energy’s support for electric charging

Duke Energy Awards More Than $200,000 in Grants for Workforce Education and Training Across Greater Cincinnati

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  • Grants presented to eight initiatives that aim to increase training opportunities for students who want to become electric line technicians or pursue other energy industry careers

  • Announcement comes on the heels of nearly $265,000 in education grants awarded in April for initiatives in southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky

Duke Energy Awards More Than $103,000 in Grants for Workforce Education, Training in Indiana

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Grants presented to six organizations in Hancock, Shelby, Cass, Whitley, Tippecanoe, Vigo, Howard counties

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Grants presented to six organizations in Hancock, Shelby, Cass, Whitley, Tippecanoe, Vigo, Howard counties

Duke Energy Invests More Than $150,000 in South Carolina Programs That Will Build Diverse, Talented Workforce

Summary: 
  • Initiatives include efforts to grow pipeline of women, veteran and minority engineers

  • One unique program will create utility lineworker certification for high school students

Press Release
  • Initiatives include efforts to grow pipeline of women, veteran and minority engineers

  • One unique program will create utility lineworker certification for high school students

Duke Energy Foundation Provides More Than $500,000 in Grants to Support Community Resiliency in Florida

Summary: 
  • Projects to strengthen communities by addressing economic and quality of life issues, as well as storm preparation

  • Includes Victories for Veterans program, a unique partnership with the Tampa Bay Rays and City of Mexico Beach Restoration Project

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  • Projects to strengthen communities by addressing economic and quality of life issues, as well as storm preparation

  • Includes Victories for Veterans program, a unique partnership with the Tampa Bay Rays and City of Mexico Beach Restoration Project

Duke Energy Foundation Provides $250,000 in Grants to Address Opioid Addiction in 11 Indiana Counties

Summary: 
  • Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employers

  • Hamilton Center will use funding for treatment and job assistance for those with opioid use disorder

Press Release
  • Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employers

  • Hamilton Center will use funding for treatment and job assistance for those with opioid use disorder

Duke Energy Teams up With Clemson University to Bring Mobile Engineering Lab to SC Middle School Students

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Duke Energy and Clemson University are hitting the road this summer behind the wheel of the Explore Mobile Lab, an innovative approach to educating middle school students across the Palmetto State about the critical and growing field of engineering. The program hopes to educate and engage young scientists and engineers who will be the future workforce for industries, such as electric utilities, that will need those skills to power communities in the 21st century. The mobile STEM lab is unique to South Carolina and was made possible by a $400,000 gift from Duke Energy.

 

Duke Energy Earns Perfect Score in 2019 Corporate Equality Index

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Duke Energy received a perfect score of 100 percent in Human Rights Campaign's national benchmarking study that annually ranks companies on LGBT-friendly corporate practices and policies. The perfect score earned Duke Energy the distinction of "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality."

Joni Davis' Focus at Duke Energy: Build a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

How Duke Energy is working to attract and hire diverse talent and build a more inclusive culture
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Duke Energy recently accelerated its targets for more diverse representation, and new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Joni Davis is leading the effort. Davis started her job six months ago, with a goal to not only increase diversity at the company but to strengthen a culture that supports it.

Duke Energy Celebrates LGBTQ Teammates and Their Allies

During National Pride Month, employee groups support the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion
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When a colleague told Keith Gifford about Duke Energy’s employee resource group for LGBTQ individuals and straight allies, Gifford didn’t hesitate to join. For him, being an ally comes from a personal place.

Gifford, a transmission project manager, still thinks about his high school friend who came out to him in college more than two decades ago. Gifford accepted his friend’s revelation, but not everyone did.

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