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Supporting the Diverse Communities Around Us

In 2013, we gave $19.7 million to 2,400 nonprofits across central, coastal, and Southern California and 85% went to support programs benefitting underserved communities and groups. We look for opportunities that demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and meeting the needs of underserved communities.

Participating in the California Utility Diversity Council

As an active member of the California Utility Diversity Council, we are dedicated to its vision and goals. The Council brings together the CPUC, businesses, and regulated California utilities including cable, electricity, gas, telecommunications, and water.


Our Consumer Advisory Panel

Initiated in November 1998, the SCE Consumer Advisory Panel (CAP) was formed to bring greater awareness and clarity to consumer issues of interest to Southern California Edison and Edison International; to broaden and sharpen company understanding of consumer issues and consider new ideas: and, equally important, to examine new and effective ways to strengthen the company’s capacity to respond to the challenges of serving its customers. There are 18 members who regularly meet with our senior leaders, including 13 women and 14 minorities.

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Consumer Advisory Panel: 4 Objectives

  1. Advising our senior management on public policy and consumer issues
  2. Raising awareness about legal, political, and regulatory issues facing our industry
  3. Promoting public awareness about our initiatives of interest to consumers and our positions on issues
  4. Nurturing meaningful dialogue with opinion leaders from consumer groups, community-based organizations, environmental groups, educational institutions, economic development organizations, small business, civic groups, and government bodies

Our Contributions: Breakdowns By Population Served  (2013)

      Total Dollars  
Total Corporate Contributions in California      $15,975,254  
Total Corporate Contributions, Outside of California $924,746  
2011 Contributions $16,900,000  
Contributions By Ethnic Group      Amount % of Total
Latino/Hispanic $7,976,551.61 40.4%
African American $2,834,638.33 14.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander $2,305,437.24 11.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native $604,277.75 3.1%
Not Targeted $6,030,095.07 30.5%
Total $19,751,000 100.00%
Contributions By Other Group Amount % of Total
Low Income $12,619,345.00 63.9%
Female $3,512,078.00 17.8%
Disabled $272,000.00 1.4%
Seniors $225,000.00 1.1%
Gay/Lesbian/Transgender/Bisexual $120,000.00 0.6%
Not Targeted $3,002,577.00 15.2%
Total Other $19,751,000 100%
Total Contributions, Ethnic Groups $6,639,325  
Total Contributions, Other Groups $6,041,709  
Total Contributions for Underserved Populations $12,681,034  
California Underserved vs. Total California Contributions   79.38%
Total Not Targeted $3,294,220  
Total California Underserved $12,681,034  
Total California Corporate Contributions $15,975,254  
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