PG&E Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report 2017


During times of rain and wind, snow and ice, or sunshine and calm, PG&E employees can be found throughout Northern and Central California delivering on our plans to be the safest, most reliable energy provider in the nation. Our employees bring a customer focus to their work, whether they are maintaining and improving our gas and electric infrastructure or interacting with a customer at a local office. We are also working every day to build and sustain the workforce of tomorrow: well-trained, engaged and diverse employees who can meet the demands of the changing energy industry.

2016 Highlights

  • Continued to create a workplace where every employee is empowered to speak up to share new ideas and raise concerns.
  • Set a company record for employee volunteerism, contributing 96,800 hours of community service.
  • Engaged 5,500 employees in our Employee Resource Groups to promote diversity and inclusion, employee development and community service.
  • Delivered more than 791,000 hours of technical, leadership and employee training.
  • Developed our leadership ranks through Leading Forward, a program designed to grow leaders at every level and support our goal of filling 75 percent of director-and-above vacancies from within PG&E.
  • Provided career opportunities for veterans and women through our pioneering PowerPathway™ workforce development program, including enrolling our first-ever class of active duty military members.
  • Continued to see a reduction in the number of employees unable to work due to health-related issues.
  • Achieved $8.4 million in pledges from employees and retirees in our annual Campaign for the Community—setting a new record for PG&E.

Key Sustainability Indicators

Percentage of PowerPathway graduates hired into industry jobs:
Number of employee volunteer hours:
96,800 hours Full list of indicators