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American Water Publishes 2022 ESG Data Summary and Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Summary

American Water Publishes 2022 ESG Data Summary and Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Summary

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American Water, the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced that it has published its 2022 ESG Data Summary and the Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Summary, part of the company’s commitment to data transparency and sharing timely information on key ESG and diversity metrics.

“American Water is delighted to issue these key data metrics and offer additional information on our ESG and ID&E journey,” said Susan Hardwick, President and CEO of American Water. “Many of our stakeholders look for measurable progress in both areas and invest with companies that are actively committed to making a positive environmental and equitable impact in the communities they serve.”

The third annual installment of the ESG Data Summary can be found in the Sustainability section of our investor relations website at ir.amwater.com/sustainability. The ESG Data Summary shares numerous metrics for 2022, including water quality compliance, health and safety, customer affordability, ID&E, corporate governance and more.

See related article: American Water Announces Lori Sutton as Chief Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Officer

The 2022 ID&E Summary includes several significant measures including diversity metrics for the company’s Board of Directors and workforce. The report and other information about the company’s comprehensive ID&E strategy can be found on DiversityatAW.com, which communicates the company’s efforts to build an equitable and inclusive workplace. The website is updated quarterly to reflect current workforce diversity data and annually with new EEO-1 data.

American Water has received various awards in recognition of its commitment to ESG and ID&E, including:

  • S&P Global Ratings ESG Evaluation score of 87 (out of 100); highest score given to a U.S. utility and 3rd highest globally
  • Recognized by Newsweek on its America’s Most Responsible Companies 2023 List; Ranked No. 5 in Energy and Utilities Industry category
  • Included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for fifth consecutive year
  • Earned 2022 WaterSense Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • 2022 Leading Disability Employer by the National Organization on Disability
  • 2023 Military Friendly Silver Employer and Top 10 Spouse Employer designations
  • Named one of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises for 2023 by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council 

For a full list of awards and recognitions and to learn more about American Water’s Inclusion, Diversity & Equity strategy, visit diversityataw.com.


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