National Grid Ranked Top Green Utility for Second Straight Year
Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings Name National Grid PLC Number 27 Overall
WALTHAM, Mass., 3BL Media/ - – National Grid PLC has landed the number one utility spot on Newsweek's Top Green Companies in the World for the second straight year. The company ranked 27th overall, two spots higher than in 2015.
Since 2009, the Newsweek Green Rankings have been one of the world’s foremost corporate environmental rankings which assess the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States and the 500 largest publicly-traded companies globally on overall environmental performance. National Grid received a green score of 73.6 percent for 2016, 2.2 percent higher than last year.
For more information about the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, visit: http://www.newsweek.com/green-2016 .
About National Grid
National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE: NGG) is an electricity and natural gas delivery company that connects nearly 7 million customers to vital energy sources through its networks in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in the Northeast. National Grid also operates the systems that deliver gas and electricity across Great Britain.
Through its U.S. Connect21 strategy, National Grid is transforming its electricity and natural gas networks to support the 21st century digital economy with smarter, cleaner, and more resilient energy solutions. Connect21 is vital to our communities' long-term economic and environmental health and aligns with regulatory initiatives in New York (REV: Reforming the Energy Vision) and Massachusetts (Grid Modernization).
For more information please visit our website: www.nationalgridus.com, or our Connecting website. You can also follow us on Twitter, watch us on You Tube, like us on Facebook and find our photos on Instagram.