Our Culture

Our promise to our employees and their lived experiences are at the core of our efforts in creating a more equitable and inclusive workforce. See how we are celebrating their diversity, expanding outreach, developing talent, and increasing advancement opportunities.

Our Talent

Our 28,000 employees represent the best of the best and come from all backgrounds. They work hard every day to deliver smart solutions anchored in remarkable service, resilience and safety to the communities we are privileged to serve. They are the reason why we are ranked the No. 2 Best Large Employer by Forbes magazine.

Glenda Thomas helps support and advance diverse suppliers

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Diane Brooker engineers career in male-dominated field

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Our Workplace

Across Southern company, we are committed to promoting a workplace and culture that ensures everyone is treated fairly within all levels of the organization, and that everyone feels welcomed, valued, supported, respected and heard.

Pride Spotlight: Krista Presnall talks about impact of DEI in the workplace and what Pride means to her.

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Southern Company earns 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index

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Our Values

Safety First

We believe the safety of our employees and customers is paramount. We will perform and maintain every job, every day, safely.

Unquestionable Trust

Honesty, respect, fairness and integrity drive our behavior. We keep our promises, and ethical behavior is our standard.

Superior Performance

We are dedicated to superior performance throughout our business. We will continue our strong focus on innovative solutions, improving how we run our business and our commitment to environmental stewardship.

Total Commitment

We are committed to the success of our employees, our customers, our shareholders and our communities. We fully embrace, respect, and value our differences and diversity.

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our impact

Learn more about our move to equity framework, how we will hold ourselves accountable, and the actions we are taking.

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our impact

As we transition to a clean energy future, we understand there will be potential opportunities and challenges for our workforce, communities and customers. Learn more about our commitment to a Just Transition for all of our stakeholders.

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our impact

Every day at Southern Company, we work to make smarter moves for our climate, deliver a more reliable and resilient system and advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace and in our communities. Explore this report to learn more about how we put our vision into motion.

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