Duke Energy Announces Winners of Its 2023 Supplier Excellence Awards

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MasTec, Quanta Services, and The SEFA Group recognized for their commitment to corporate responsibility
  • MasTec recognized as Diverse Supplier of the Year for significant growth in business with Duke Energy
  • Quanta Services recognized as Corporate Responsibility Supplier of the Year for maintaining high safety and sustainability standards
  • The SEFA Group recognized as Environmental, Health and Safety Supplier of the Year for zero OSHA recordable injuries
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MasTec, Quanta Services and The SEFA Group recognized for their shared commitment to corporate responsibility

NORTHAMPTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / September 19, 2023 / Every year, Duke Energy recognizes suppliers who have distinguished themselves by driving safe work practices, local economic impact, supplier diversity, and environmental stewardship. As the company executes the largest energy transition in the nation, this intentional focus on corporate responsibility in the supply chain drives increased resiliency and more value and benefits for customers.

Three supplier excellence awards were presented during Duke Energy's 2023 Supplier Exchange Forum for Corporate Responsibility, Supplier Diversity and Environmental Health and Safety.

"Our suppliers are key partners in Duke Energy's clean energy transition, and we recognize and value those who go beyond the supply of goods and services to create long-term value and establish a competitive advantage for our customers and communities," said Dwight Jacobs, Duke Energy's Chief Procurement Officer.

Recipients of Duke Energy's 2023 Supplier Excellence Awards included:

  • MasTec, Inc. - Diverse Supplier of the Year: Duke Energy's business with the Hispanic-owned infrastructure services company has grown significantly over the last several years, now spanning across most business units and reflective of their exceptional service.
  • Quanta Services LLC - Corporate Responsibility Supplier of the Year: Quanta consistently performs to the highest safety, quality and sustainability standards for Natural Gas, Customer Delivery and Transmission projects at Duke Energy and maintains an intentional focus on doing business with diverse suppliers.
  • The SEFA Group - Environmental, Health and Safety Supplier of the Year: The SEFA Group performed roughly 184,000 hours of ash handling and disposal and waste removal services for Duke Energy with zero OSHA recordable injuries - helping both protect local communities and ensure employee safety.

"Duke Energy's corporate responsibility strategy focuses on strengthening the vitality of our local communities, diversity, and the environment where we live and work," said Jacobs. "We are pleased to congratulate and thank MasTec, Quanta and The SEFA Group for their valuable contributions to Duke Energy."


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