AVANGRID Employees Help Make Global Impact in New Haven
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ORANGE, CT — Oct. 1, 2018 — Nearly 50 volunteers from AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), and its Connecticut companies spent their Saturday sorting diapers, building homes, cleaning up a local park and other community-minded tasks as part of the company’s International Volunteer Day event.
AVANGRID, parent company of United Illuminating, Southern Connecticut Gas, and Connecticut Natural Gas, organized the event as part of International Volunteer Day.
Some 350 employees of AVANGRID and its companies participated in more than 20 volunteer activities across the United States. The employees picked up trash in parks, stocked food bank shelves, worked on farms, landscaped, painted, cleaned and more in locations from Portland, Oregon to Windham, Maine. AVANGRID is a diversified U.S. energy company based in Orange, Connecticut.
Iberdrola, AVANGRID’s majority shareholder, oversaw similar Volunteer Day efforts globally, with thousands of employees participating in countries where Iberdrola and its affiliates have operations, including Spain, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Brazil. The goal of the annual event, now in its 12th year, is to harness employees’ community spirit in support of projects that align with the corporation’s values.
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