WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL), the parent company of Washington Gas and
other energy-related subsidiaries, has been named one of the 40 Best
Companies for Diversity for the 6th consecutive year, according to Black
Enterprise magazine. One thousand publicly traded
companies and 100 leading global companies with major U.S. operations
were invited to participate in the survey. The survey used four key
areas: suppliers, senior management, workforce and corporate board
diversity as measurements of each company's diversity practices.
WGL Holdings has the distinction of being the only company surveyed that
demonstrated significant strengths in all four criteria for diversity
"We at WGL Holdings are delighted to receive the survey's highest
marks," said Luanne S. Gutermuth, Vice President of Human Resources for
Washington Gas. "It is truly an honor to be recognized for the sixth
year in a row. Our commitment to fostering a diverse workplace has
always been, and will remain, a top priority for our company."
The complete list of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity was published
in the July 2012 issue of Black Enterprise magazine.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., WGL Holdings, Inc. has four operating
segments: (i) the regulated utility segment, which primarily
consists of Washington Gas Light Company, a natural gas utility that
serves over one million customers throughout metropolitan Washington,
D.C., and the surrounding region; (ii) the retail
energy-marketing segment which consists of Washington Gas Energy
Services, Inc., a third-party marketer that competitively sells natural
gas and electricity; (iii) the commercial energy systems segment,
which consists of Washington Gas Energy Systems, Inc., a provider of
energy efficiency solutions to government and commercial clients and (iv)
the wholesale energy solutions segment, which consists of Capitol
Energy Ventures Corp., a non-utility asset optimization business.
Additional information about WGL Holdings, Inc. is available on its
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