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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

2020 Report on Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Thank you for your interest in this report on diversity, equity and inclusion. This report outlines our commitments and progress made toward these important goals. You can see the change in our numbers. We believe in making progress, not just promises.

What is Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Dominion Energy?

Diversity

 

Diversity

The collection of differences and similarities (e.g., race/ethnicity, individual characteristics, values, beliefs, life experiences, culture, preferences, and abilities).

Equity

 

Equity

The outcome we achieve when we remove barriers and provide the opportunities and resources needed to level the playing field.

Inclusion

 

Inclusion

The intentional act of welcoming all employees, contributing to the company's success by supporting and respecting others so that all can bring their full selves to work.

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Dominion Energy CEO Bob Blue

"We think it is important for companies to be intentional about diversity, equity and inclusion. Those things do not simply happen by themselves. They need to be fostered and nurtured."

-Robert M. Blue
Chair, President and CEO

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The DE&I Advantage

We include a focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in all aspects of our corporate strategy. DE&I deepens our understanding of our customers’ perspectives, making us more responsive and innovative, and, as a result, more competitive also. We build this culture of DE&I for both our employees and the communities we serve, in partnership with them.

Our Commitment to DE&I

Our People

We seek out top performers through diversity-focused outreach, military channels, our internship program and other means. We want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve, so we actively recruit within diverse populations. Once new hires join our team, we want them to stay. Our extensive internal talent development programs support employees in reaching their full potential.

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Employee Led Action

Pride

Dominion Energy offers diverse interest groups that bring together employees with shared backgrounds, interests or perspectives. We call them Employee Resource Groups. They help to foster a sense of community and also offer networking and professional development opportunities. Learn more by watching the video below.

African American Resource Group

African American Resource Group (AARG)

Asian Pacific Islander

Asian Pacific Islander

DiverseAbility

DiverseAbility

Hola

¡Hola!

Pride

Pride

Veterans ERG

Veterans

We 3 ERG

Women's Resource Group (We3)

Young Professionals ERG

Young Professionals (YP)

Our ERG Story

Diversity Councils

Our commitment to diversity begins at the top. Our executive diversity council works with the diversity councils of each Dominion Energy business unit to promote diversity, equity and inclusion within our company.

Attracting All Talent

Committed to a Diverse Workforce

Diversity

Diversity

Diversity Commitment

A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion encourages the exchange of ideas, supports collaboration and inspires innovation. We strive to empower people to realize the full potential of their authentic selves, including their unique talents.

EEO

EEO

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

We prohibit harassment because of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, or any basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

Diversity Student Conference

DiverseAbility

Diversity Student Conference

We've hosted the Careers in Energy Diversity Student Conference annually since 2019. It helps diverse students nationwide learn about the energy industry and explore careers at Dominion Energy.  After the conference, the students have the opportunity to compete for summer internships. We also established the Dominion Energy Educational Equity Scholarship Program.

DiverseAbility

Diversity

DiverseAbility Employment Initiative

We seek to match our talent needs with the skills of individuals with disabilities who live in our communities. Working with the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center at Virginia Commonwealth University, we seek to identify qualified employees and help them succeed in the workplace. Check out this video to hear from Cheyenne Jones, who serves as a program intern in our Dominion Energy Virginia business segment.

Veterans

Veterans

Veteran Hiring

One in five of our new hires is a veteran. In 2011, we launched Troops to Energy Jobs to provide training and support to veterans transitioning from the military to civilian life. Today, more than 50 companies participate in the program. Find out more about how we support veterans.

Profiles of Our People

Check out the profiles of some of our people highlighted below

Our Communities

At Dominion Energy, we are committed to support the communities we serve. We have an ethical obligation to support and respect communities – whether those communities are distinguished by geography, economics, race/ethnicity or other attribute.

Our Volunteers in Action

Distributing Hot Meals  

Rebuilding the Boys & Girls Club 

Our Journey

Our Journey

As society evolves around us, we're changing too. Our focus on diversity, equity and inclusion has become a sustaining part of who we are. As we build a more diverse workforce, we better mirror the communities we serve, and grow into a more sustainable and innovative company.

Our Awards

A variety of organizations and publications have recognized our commit,ent to DE&I

  • 2019 PRISM ERG & Council Spotlight Impact Award
  • 2019 Top Supporter – HBCU
  • 2019 UNCF Richmond Leadership Council – Flame Bearer of Education Award
  • 2019 Black EOE Journal "Best of the Best"
  • Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index Survey score of 100% since 2018
  • Women’s Choice Award Best Company to Work for since 2018
  • U.S. Veterans Magazine “Best of the Best” since 2012
  • G.I. Jobs Magazine “Top Military Spouse Friendly Employer” since 2012
  • G.I. Jobs Magazine “Military Friendly Employer” since 2010
  • Military Times “Best for Vets Employer” since 2010
  • 2020 Diversity Impact Award for Executive Sponsor of the Year – Wendy Wellener
  • 2021 SC Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Award
  • 2021 Disability Equality Index score of 100

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