In addition to managing our own operations in an environmentally responsible way, and engaging with other stakeholders on public policy issues, Dominion contributes to a healthy environment through our participation in numerous programs and projects focused on environmental protection and conservation.
By working cooperatively in a variety of settings, Dominion and its employees demonstrate a visible commitment to a healthy environment and strong communities.
2013 -- Replacing osprey platforms, restoring a greenhouse, beautifying state parks and harvesting vegetables were some of the projects volunteers from Dominion and its subsidiaries completed during the company’s 2013 annual "Putting Our Energy to Work for the Environment" fall campaign.
The campaign, in its 14th year, is funded by the Dominion Foundation, the company’s philanthropic arm, which provided $30,000 for materials and supplies. (> Learn more.)
2012 -- Beaches, parks, wetlands, bays, gardens and conservation areas benefitted from the hard work and care of Dominion volunteers in nine states as the company completed its 2012 annual fall campaign, "Putting Our Energy to Work for the Environment." (> Learn more.)
2011 -- More than 500 employees from seven states tackled 14 environmental projects as part of Dominion’s 12th annual "Putting Our Energy to Work for the Environment" program. Armed with shovels, rakes, paint brushes and official blue shirts, teams of volunteers went to work repairing and improving public spaces in their communities.
2010 -- In the 11th annual "Putting our Energy to Work for the Environment" day, Dominion employees completed 12 projects in seven states.
2009 -- For the 10th consecutive year, Dominion volunteers supported weatherization and park cleanup projects as part of the "Putting Our Energy to Work for the Environment" campaign. (> Learn more.)
2008 -- Volunteers throughout Dominion's footprint put their energy to work to support parks and environmental education centers in eight states. Approximately 500 Dominion volunteers worked to support these 12 projects and the Dominion Foundation contributed $25,000 to the effort. (> Learn more.)
2007 -- Dominion volunteers completed 20 projects to benefit parks and local outdoor agencies throughout eight states. Projects include building an amphitheater at Lake Anna State Park in Virginia, removing invasive trees and vines at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic, Conn., and constructing a roof to cover an outdoor classroom at Jane Lew Town Park in West Virginia.
2006 -- Protecting wetlands, constructing a greenhouse for an elementary school and improving access to nature sites were among the projects that more than 500 Dominion volunteers in 14 states tackled in 2006 as part of the company’s annual "Putting Our Energy to Work for the Environment" campaign. (> Learn more.)
2005 -- Dominion improved parks, rivers, hiking trails and historic sites with 16 projects in 11 states. (> Learn more.)