2021 Community & Economic Impact Report
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For 136 years, Edison International has supported the communities in which many of us live and work.
Our volunteering, customer assistance programs and partnerships with local nonprofits help address key needs across SCE’s diverse service area. Today, Edison International is also one of the largest corporate charitable contributors in Southern California.
Through partnering with small and diverse businesses to fulfill SCE’s procurement needs, we further contribute to a healthier economy, healthier people and healthier environment – which we see as all interconnected.
The 2021 Community & Economic Impact Report shares how we are making a difference for the places and people we serve.DOWNLOAD THE REPORT
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Edison International’s impact supports the vision of a clean energy future that is equitable for all. Our community investments and supplier diversity initiatives have created a ripple effect of growth opportunities throughout the region.
Whether through board service, awarding scholarships, offering professional training and career opportunities or funding initiatives to increase access to open space in underserved neighborhoods, we are committed to improving the quality of life in our communities.
Meanwhile, doing business with diverse firms has brought exciting innovations to SCE and is key to safely delivering reliable, affordable and clean electric service to customers. These supplier diversity activities also contribute to stronger neighborhoods, including job creation and wage generation.
2021 Community Investments at a Glance
Philanthropic funding donated by Edison International*
Total Grants awarded
Donated to diverse / underserved populations
Hours volunteered by employees, family and friends
*Inclusive of the company’s volunteer and matching gift contributions
2021 Supplier Diversity Economic Impact at a Glance
SCE’s diverse supplier base contributes to reduced operating costs, provides us with quality goods and services and makes us more competitive.
OR 38.05% SPENT WITH DIVERSE FIMRS
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, CAPACITY BUILDING & MENTORING PROGRAMS
Diverse firm purchases support economic activity and create a ripple effect in supply chains
Diverse suppliers hire workers, which creates jobs in their supply chains and communities
Employees at diverse firms earn wages and create additional spending
Economic activity generates tax revenues, which support government spending and community investments
Our productive relationships with diverse firms have created long-lasting business opportunities as well as more jobs and economic benefits in the Southern California region and beyond. In 2021, SCE’s supplier diversity purchases contributed $3.6 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product, which represents the sum of direct, indirect and induced impacts. Total economic impact within the state of California was 88.2%.