- American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) publishes 2011 Corporate Accountability Report

Apr 27, 2011 10:00 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April  27, 2011 - American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP), a PriorityReporter, has published its 2011 Corporate Accountability Report. This integrated financial and nonfinancial report is backed by an extensive website - AEP’s report achieved a GRI-checked Application Level A and was internally audited. A statement of management accountability from AEP’s Board of Directors also is in the report, which is available online or as a hard copy. 

The 2011 Corporate Accountability Report sheds light on the company’s business transformation that is under way and the associated challenges. Other highlights include:   - An interview with two board members on risk management, corporate governance and how sustainability is managed at the board level; - The transition in leadership under way at the board and senior management levels; - 2010 financial performance and projected future growth; - A new GHG reduction goal; - Environmental performance and regulatory challenges; - Safety and health performance, including new goals for large contractors; - Stakeholder engagement; and - The company’s work with suppliers to improve/enhance their environmental performance.   About AEP   AEP is one of the largest coal-burning electric utilities in the United States, serving about 5.3 million customers in portions of 11 states. Approximately 80 percent of the energy provided to customers in 2010 came from coal. AEP owns nearly 39,000 megawatts of generating capacity and a 39,000 mile transmission network that includes more 765-kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than any other transmission company in the U.S. The company also operates a 216,000 mile distribution network. To provide feedback on this report and AEP’s sustainability efforts, please visit