We strive to not only act responsibly but also to serve in a leadership capacity in addressing the environmental challenges that impact our company, communities and stakeholders.
See how we are managing materials and properties more efficiently.
We’re recycling tons of materials in the office and in the field—reducing our carbon footprint, cutting the amount of waste going into landfills.
View our accomplishments in preserving and protecting wildlands and wildlife.
We are committed to maintaining the health of our environment by conserving, protecting and enhancing our natural resources.
It is important to us to sustain the animal, bird and plant life throughout the areas we work in. Our avian protection program is designed to limit the potential for bird electrocution or collision with the company's overhead towers, poles and wires infrastructure.
Learn more in our Avian Protection fact sheet.
Whether it's enhancing, conserving, restoring or managing natural resources, we perform the work while keeping potential environmental impacts on our radar.
Learn more in our Vegetation Management fact sheet.
All PHI utilities (Pepco, Atlantic City Electric, and Delmarva Power) are active in community outreach and educational efforts to promote the Right Tree, Right Place initiative — which advocates planting each tree species where it will thrive and not planting large species where they will interfere with power lines once they reach mature height. Planting the right tree in the right place can enhance property values and increase a home's energy efficiency year-round.
Helping to preserve and protect wetland areas within our service territory is a key part of our responsibility as a corporate citizen. Whenever possible, we go beyond minimum compliance by employing state-of-the-art wetland protection measures and technologies.
Learn more in our Wetlands Protection fact sheet.
We are committed to protecting wildlife and the habitats where they live and breed. Our goal is to limit the impacts from our operations and transform previous industrial property into clean, productive assets.
Learn more in our Wildlife Protection fact sheet.
Learn more about our gold standard-certified system that manages environmental risks and opportunities.
Exelon has established an environmental management system (EMS) that assigns roles and responsibilities at each level of our organization.
In December 2018 our EMS received ISO 14001 Certification, a globally recognized "gold" standard for promoting effective, systematic management of environmental risks and opportunities.
Our EMS aimed at meeting ISO 14001 requirements is a continual cycle of planning, implementing, reviewing and improving processes and actions, including:
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learn more about our other environmental programs.