AEP Sustainability - Performance Summary

Performance Summary

2019 Sustainability Goals Update

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At AEP, we understand the importance of providing clear, accurate and consistent data and information in a timely manner. AEP's Performance Summary and Sustainability Goals section of this report, reflects our commitment to transparency by proactively sharing data and information about our sustainability goals, strategy and environmental, social and economic performance. This demonstrates that we are listening to our stakeholders and addressing issues that are most relevant for our business.

Emissions

 

2016

2017

2018

CO2 (Metric Tons)

93,460,481

72,344,128

68,732,609

Mercury (lbs)

675

432

417

SO2 (US Tons)

99,443

75,677

68,646

NOx (US Tons)

65,118

52,490

49,915

Waste

 

2016

2017

2018

Total Coal Combustion Products Generated (Tons)

8,660,027

6,240,397

4,846,451

Total Coal Combustion Products Diverted from Landfill (Tons)

2,866,085

2,556,315

3,730,803

Water

 

2016

2017

2018

Total Water Consumption (Million Gallons per day)

197.88

157.61

132.10

Freshwater Withdrawal (Million Gallons per day)

4,970.00

4,914.53

4,172.84

Energy Efficiency

 

2016

2017

2018

Incremental Annual Electricity Savings (MWh)

1,055,046

1,032,000

1,022,257

Avoided CO2 Emissions (Metric Tons)

 -

886,000

525,189

Safety & Health

 

2016

2017

2018

Employee and Contractor Days Away, Restricted or Job Transfer Cases (DART rate)

0.542

0.507

0.446

Employee Fatalities

4

2

1

Public Fatalities

11

5

6

Leadership Diversity

 

2016

2017

2018

Total Number of Employees

17,701

17,666

17,582

Total Number on Board of Directors/Trustees

12

12

12

Total Women on Board of Directors/Trustees

3

3

3

Total Minorities on Board of Directors/Trustees

2

2

2

Economic Impact

 

2016

2017

2018

Total Annual Capital Expenditures (nominal dollars)

$4,934 Million

$6,045 Million

$5,964 Million

Economic Development Contributions

$6,800,000

$621,000

$1,323,038

Jobs Supported by AEP's Economic and Business Development Efforts

18,000

18,000

14,700

Wages, Incentives and Fringe Benefits

$2.3 Billion

$2.3 Billion

$2.3 Billion

Charitable Giving

$20.9 Million

$16.8 Million

$25.5 Million

Local Taxes

$750 Million

$817 Million

$827 Million

State Taxes

$349 Million

$353 Million

$339 Million

Federal Taxes

$141 Million

$198 Million

$80 Million

Supply Chain

 

2016

2017

2018

Total Supplier Spend

$6.2 Billion

$7 Billion

$6.9 Billion

Local Based Supplier Spend

$3 Billion

$3.1 Billion

$3.4 Billion

Small Business Spend

-

-

$971 Million

Diverse Supplier Spend

-

-

$365 Million