2018 Corporate Sustainability Report highlights PPL's commitment to a sustainable energy future

ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation today released its 2018 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company's sustainability strategy and ongoing commitment to building the next generation utility.

The report provides an overview of PPL's approach to climate change and risk management and presents a comprehensive record of PPL's 2018 performance related to energy and the environment, social responsibility, and governance and management.

"PPL is focused on its long-term strategy to deliver best-in-sector operational performance, invest responsibly in a sustainable energy future, maintain a strong financial foundation, and engage and develop our people, all while staying true to our sustainability commitments," said William H. Spence, chairman, president and chief executive officer of PPL Corporation. "As we pursue this strategy, every action we take and every decision we make is focused on moving energy forward."

As highlighted in the report, PPL is strengthening the grid to make it more resilient to the effects of climate change; reshaping electricity networks to reliably and efficiently enable more distributed energy resources, including solar and energy storage; pursuing a goal to cut the company's carbon dioxide emissions 70 percent from 2010 levels by 2050; and giving back to the communities it serves.

In its latest report, PPL presents a wide range of performance data using the Global Reporting Initiative framework, the most widely used standard for corporate responsibility reporting.

PPL's 2018 sustainability report is available online at www.pplsustainability.com  

Headquartered in Allentown, Pa., PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) is one of the largest companies in the U.S. utility sector. PPL's seven high-performing, award-winning utilities serve more than 10 million customers in the United States and United Kingdom. With more than 12,000 employees, PPL is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and reliability and delivering superior value for shareowners. To learn more, visit http://www.pplweb.com.

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