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Diversity & Culture

Diversity and inclusion is one key to our success. Companies have stronger collaboration and achieve better business performance from diverse groups of employees. In the crucial skill sets of problem solving, conflict resolution, vetting ideas and creativity, diversity always wins.

Exelon demonstrates its belief in diversity by:

  • Integrating diversity as a business imperative and core value
  • Attracting, retaining and advancing employees who will represent our customers, partners and communities
  • Providing a workplace that ensures we respect one another and that each of us has the opportunity to grow and contribute at our greatest potential.

Diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do, and a business imperative that benefits everyone from employees to customers to shareholders. It engages people, and enriches our relationships.

"At Exelon, we believe that we can deliver best on our commitments by having a diverse and inclusive team. Including diverse perspectives into our thinking leads to greater innovation, increased employee engagement and better solutions to take advantage of opportunities and overcome challenges”

– Chris Crane, Exelon President and CEO


Exelon’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) support diversity and inclusion, bring us fresh insights and serve as a resource to the corporation and our employees. Employees initiate these company wide groups. They’re voluntary and welcoming to all. Current ERGs represent various communities including:

Exelon African-American Resource Alliance (EAARA) is an employee-driven organization supporting the recruitment, retention and professional development of African-American employees to give Exelon a competitive and strategic advantage.

Asian American Resource Group (AARG) is a bridge to the Asian American community within the Exelon family of companies and in the cities and towns we serve. It’s a resource that enables employee members to achieve their goals.

Developing Young Professionals (DYP) is a cross-functional organization that develops, connects and empowers employees. This group offers a wide range of opportunities for professional growth, networking and community service.

Eco-Team is a grassroots catalyst for sustained, carbon-reducing behavioral change. It supports environmental entrepreneurs and enthusiasts who want to implement innovative, cost-effective workplace solutions.

Exelon Pride is organized to provide support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees and allies, serving as a resource for employees, supervisors and the company’s HR professionals concerning issues affecting the LGBT community.

Organization of Latinos at Exelon (OLE) promotes Exelon's business goals, showcases the company as a place to work, and serves as a professional resource with networking opportunities, programs and internal as well as in-the-community-activities.

Exelon Militaries Actively Connected (E-MAC) advocates for the recruitment, retention and advancement of veterans. It supports veterans, families, employees who are military reservists, and reservists transitioning back to civilian life.

Exelon Network for Awareness Benefitting Leaders & Employees About Disabilities (ENABLED) raises awareness about differently-abled people, advocates for a physically inclusive environment and provides resources for employees with family members who have special needs.

Network of Exelon Women (NEW) highlights the enormous contributions women make at Exelon and throughout the energy industry. It provides support, information sharing and experiences that help them be even more successful.


Diversity and inclusion goals

Exelon developed a formal diversity and inclusion strategy in 2008. We build on it every day, with a culture that recognizes our similarities and embraces our differences.

Workforce: attract, develop and retain talent of diverse backgrounds that reflects the realities of our marketplace, our communities and the relevant labor market.

Workplace: create a culture of inclusion through sustained execution of the Exelon Diversity & Inclusion Strategy, including progress measurement and accountability for results.

Suppliers: achieve a diverse range of suppliers, vendors and service providers.

Communities: ensure significant reach and presence in a strategic core group of diverse, community-based organizations (CBOs).

Leadership: be recognized as a diversity and inclusion leader by employees, local, regional, and national thought leaders, and the communities we serve.

Committing to diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do from both a business and a moral sense. It’s why Exelon is leading the industry in equal pay and family leave. At our 2017 Innovation Expo, Maggie Fitzpatrick, SVP of Corporate Affairs, reflected on the inclusive values Exelon puts into action every day. Watch why we want our employees to be free to be themselves at work.


Diversity & Inclusion Report

The more diverse we are, the stronger we are. Learn more about Exelon’s performance in this vital area.

Corporate Sustainability Report

Learn more about our diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives in our Sustainability Report.

Global Reporting Initiative

Exelon uses the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Index to report economic, environmental and social performance.


Exelon's diversity and inclusion strategy has been advanced by enthusiastic engagement by both company leadership and employees. We're proud of our record and the recognition we've received.​



DiversityInc Top 50 Companies 2018<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/Awards/AllItems/DiveristyInc_top50_2018.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#4fe60f8e-176f-41c0-9ee8-c9835ab470db L0|#04fe60f8e-176f-41c0-9ee8-c9835ab470db|Diversity GTSet|#bcddf5a1-9bfb-4c90-935d-59a859187775GP0|#e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd L0|#0e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd|Diversity GTSet|#6105f392-f940-436d-9417-53b1e2a41f1d Top 50 Companies 2018<p>Exelon ranked No. 32 on DiversityInc's list of Top 50 companies for diversity and 4th for the top 18 companies in hiring for veterans. The list recognizes the nation’s top companies that excel in areas such as hiring, retaining and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT and veterans.​</p>
Disability Matters Honoree 2014<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/Awards/AllItems/DisabilityMatters.jpg" width="165" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd L0|#0e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd|Diversity GTSet|#6105f392-f940-436d-9417-53b1e2a41f1d Matters Honoree 2014<p>​​​Exelon was selected as an honoree in the workforce category at the 8th Annual Disability Matters Conference. The award honors companies that are committed to taking the required actions to successfully mainstream disability in the workforce, workplace and marketplace.</p>
Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work 2011-2018<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/Awards/AllItems/BP_18-4c.jpg" width="500" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd L0|#0e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd|Diversity GTSet|#6105f392-f940-436d-9417-53b1e2a41f1d Rights Campaign Best Places to Work 2011-2018<p>​​​​​Exelon earned the designation of “Best Place to Work” on HRC’s <a href="">Corporate E​​quality Index​</a> for a seventh consecutive year in 2018, receiving a perfect score of 100. The index rates employers based on their policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workplace equality.</p>
Top Internship Program 2018<img alt="" height="148" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/Awards/AllItems/Internship_VaultSeal2018.png" width="160" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd L0|#0e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd|Diversity GTSet|#6105f392-f940-436d-9417-53b1e2a41f1d Internship Program 2018Exelon's Summer Intern Program was named to Vault’s list of Top Internship Programs for the fifth consecutive year in 2018. Vault surveyed more than 12,000 current and former interns from over 100 programs to determine the annual list. Among the companies that participated, Exelon was also named among the top 5 Energy Industry internships and the #12 best Technology and Engineering internship.​
The Military Times Best for Vets 2013-2018<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/Awards/AllItems/best%20for%20vets%202018.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd L0|#0e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd|Diversity GTSet|#6105f392-f940-436d-9417-53b1e2a41f1d Military Times Best for Vets 2013-2018<p>For the sixth year in a row, Exelon received this recognition for its commitment to providing opportunities to America's veterans. Military Times magazine evaluates companies’ culture, veteran recruiting, veteran policies, and accommodations for members of the National Guard and reserves. Exelon was ranked No. 51 out of 100.​</p>
G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Employer GOLD Award Recipient (2008 -2018) <img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/Awards/AllItems/MFE18_Top10_300x300%20(1).png" width="160" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd L0|#0e6f02775-dea9-44c1-bbc1-6307bad044cd|Diversity GTSet|#6105f392-f940-436d-9417-53b1e2a41f1d Jobs Military Friendly Employer GOLD Award Recipient (2008 -2018) <p>G.I. Jobs magazine has honored Exelon as a GOLD recipient of its Military Friendly Employer Awards in 2018. This is the ninth consecutive year Exelon has been recognized. GOLD Award winners have programs that scored within 20 percent of the 10th-ranked organization within a given category. The ranking validates Exelon's strong military recruiting and retention efforts, high percentage of new hires with military experience and favorable policies on National Guard and Reserve service. </p>