Shared Value

We’re frequently asked about how we do business. So, we are continuously striving to share more information about our operations and the partnerships that form the ties we have within the communities we serve. Our corporate responsibility reporting and sustainability reporting focuses on the ways in which our strategic priorities intersect with the needs of the communities we serve, resulting in shared value.

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Social Impact & Volunteering

Avista Volunteers Package Meals During United Way Day of Action
More than 60 Avista employees volunteered for the Spokane County United Way Day of Action in Spokane on Sept. 15 to Make a Meal for Many.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Avista Foundation Receives $1 Million Pledge to Support Employee Engagement
The Scott and Liz Morris Employee Engagement Fund is being established through a $1 million pledge by the couple to the Avista Foundation to recognize and encourage Avista employee contributions to communities in which they live and work. The pledge will be fulfilled upon the successful completion of Avista’s merger with Hydro One.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Avista Receives National Utility Customer Service Award
Avista recently received the Edison Electric Institute’s 2017 National Key Accounts Award for Outstanding Customer Service. The award is given to electric companies that provide superior service to national, multi-site energy customers. Avista was one of only eight recipients chosen by customers in a nationwide open-ballet process.


Avista Plants for Reforest Spokane Day
This fall, Avista partnered with The Lands Council to plant trees for the 6th Annual Reforest Spokane Day.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Avista Supports Area Youth Through Backpacks For Kids

Events, Media & Communications

Avista Collaborates To Show That Efficiency Matters
Recently, Avista collaborated with Spokane, Wash. news station, KREM 2, and Inland Empire Toyota to educate customers about energy efficiency. The “Efficiency Matters” promotion included a contest where one lucky person could win a new, energy-efficient 2016 RAV4 Hybrid XLE. During the seven-week contest (April 18-June 5), viewers could watch any KREM 2 newscast for the energy efficiency keyword and submit it online to enter for a chance to win. Other social media options were also offered to find bonus keywords.


Avista Creates Online River Recreation Map
Avista Utilities, an energy company located in Spokane, WA, just made it easier to plan for fun on and around the water this summer with new digital river recreation maps for segments of the Spokane River and the Clark Fork River. In addition to generating clean, renewable power from these scenic waterways, Avista maintains picnic, boating, camping and other recreational areas for all generations to enjoy.


Avista Engages Young Women in Pizza, Pop and Power Tools Career Event
Recently, Avista participated in a local event called Pizza, Pop and Power Tools aimed at engaging young women in middle school and helping them explore different apprentice, technical and trade career paths. At the event, nearly 200 attendees experienced hands-on projects related to a particular trade.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Avista Employees March for Babies
A dedicated group of Avista employees and families supported March of Dimes in the March for Babies in Spokane, Wash

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  2. Modernizing our Grid
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  3. Energy Efficiency
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  4. Clean, Renewable Hydro-electricity
    Avista is grounded in the power generated by moving water, with over 50 percent of our energy coming from this clean, renewable resource.
  5. A Diverse Portfolio of Generating Resources
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