Alliance Member of the Year

Duke Energy, a founding member of the Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance (Alliance) was recognized as 2016 Member of the Year during their recent Supply Chain Sustainability Conference

The Alliance and its members selected Duke Energy for their active engagement, commitment to supply chain sustainability and implementation of the Alliance’s standards and best practices. Jeff Corbett, Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer at Duke Energy accepted the award on behalf of the utility. He recognized two employees for their leadership in advancing Duke Energy’s vision of a sustainable supply chain: Sheri Straw, Managing Director, Transmission & Distribution Supply Chain and Russ Wilkenloh, Asset Recovery and Recycling Manager. “Our commitment to the Alliance is recognition of the value of supply chain sustainability to Duke Energy. We are honored to be recognized by our fellow members,” said Corbett in accepting the award.

“As a founding member of the Alliance, we strive to be aware of, and minimize, impacts to the environment in our supply chain activities,” said Straw. “We are taking steps to improve sustainability in Duke Energy’s supply chain operations. The Alliance as well as its standards and tools have enabled and even accelerated our efforts. ”