ROSEMEAD, Calif., May 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Thirty high school seniors in Southern California Edison’s service area have been named 2021 Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships by Edison International to pursue science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) studies.
Edison International helps nonprofits bring the benefits of driving EVs to vulnerable communities.
From gardening, recycling and organic cooking, members of Happy50Plus — a social mission organization serving over 6,000 older Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders — are very environmentally conscious. And they want to learn more about the benefits of electric vehicles.
“We feel they will be very happy to learn how driving an EV will reduce the carbon footprint on Earth,” said Amanda Lee, CEO of Happy50Plus.
The new report includes Edison International, Southern California Edison and Edison Energy. In addition to describing charitable contributions and supplier diversity, the report includes candid employee sentiment and pay equity details — and what Edison is doing to improve employees’ experiences.
Edison International launches its first scholarship to increase diversity among SCE’s craft lineworkers, with an initial focus on attracting Black participants.
written by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom, Energized by Edison Editor
When Terrance Bynum graduated from high school, he started working in printing. His brother, Albert, who is five years older, was working as a groundman at Southern California Edison and making a good living.
It was not long afterwards that Terrance decided to follow in his big brother’s footsteps.
Customers can save money on solar rooftop installations with SCE’s Marketplace.
There’s a reason a day of the week is named after the sun, why it was worshipped by ancient civilizations and why National Solar Appreciation Day takes place the second Friday of March. It makes life possible. The sun is essential to the air we breathe, our food supply and plays an increasingly important part in supplying the electricity needed to power our economy.
We stand with our Asian Pacific Islander colleagues.
The Edison International Managing Committee sent this note to our teams across Edison International, Southern California Edison and Edison Energy today. We stand with the Asian Pacific Islander community and will not waver in living our values now and always.
We cannot reach our full potential as a society without respecting and understanding the diversity in our communities. Our company values provide a foundation to honor diversity, equity and inclusion.
Early Fault Detection eavesdrops on the grid to detect equipment problems long before human inspections.
Brendan Kirkpatrick distinctly remembers a windy autumn evening in October 2017 when he anxiously waited to hear back from his parents as the Nuns Fire — one of a series of fires that year — burned less than a mile from his childhood home in picturesque Sonoma Valley.
For Kirkpatrick, the threat of wildfires literally hit close to home.
Southern California Edison marked Black History Month by honoring Johnny Lee Willis at its Business Resource Group’s celebration event.
John “Johnny” Lee Willis was born in Spring Hill, Louisiana to a sharecropper father and saw firsthand the impacts of slavery and racism in the Deep South. It prepared him with the courage and strength to break the barrier as one of the first Black linemen at Southern California Edison.
“You can’t fail unless you quit,” he said, “and I was prepared for this.”
It has been said that the currency of leadership is transparency. Nowhere is that truer than in building more diverse and, ultimately, more successful businesses and communities. Transparency creates a deeper understanding of the current state, drives greater accountability and serves as a catalyst for further dialogue. More importantly, transparency accelerates change.