Delmarva Power Receives Major International Recognition For Its Environmental Commitment

January 03, 2019 1:08 PM | Christina Marconi (Administrator)

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Delmarva Power has earned major international recognition for its commitments and efforts to reduce the environmental impacts related to its business operations across Delaware and Maryland, Timothy Stokes company spokesman Timothy Stokes. This latest environmental achievement includes certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which recognizes companies across the world that have adopted environmentally responsible business practices.

Earlier this year, Delmarva Power and its sister companies, Atlantic City Electric in New Jersey and Pepco in the District of Columbia and Maryland, completed the implementation of an Environmental Management System (EMS), a standard for promoting effective, systematic management of environmental risks and opportunities. For these efforts, the companies received ISO14001:2015 certification, recognizing their commitment to a continual cycle of planning, implementing, reviewing and improving the processes and actions undertaken to meet business and environmental goals.

“Our commitment to serving our customers and communities goes well beyond providing the safe and reliable energy service they count on,” said Dave Velazquez, president and CEO of Pepco Holdings, which includes Delmarva Power. “We recognize that climate change is real and every day we are working to advance our operational performance, including implementing practices that can reduce our carbon footprint and provide a cleaner environment for generations to come.”

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