Atlantic City Electric said it recently purchased $129 million in goods and services from diversity-certified suppliers in 2022, representing 37% of the company’s total yearly purchases, up $10 million from 2021 and the most spent with diverse suppliers in the company’s more than 100-year history.

“We take tremendous pride in growing our commitments with local and diverse suppliers,” Rodney Oddoye, senior vice president of governmental, regulatory and external affairs at Pepco Holdings, which includes Atlantic City Electric, said. “These supplier diversity partnerships are just one of the many ways that our customers and communities benefit from our commitment to diversity, equity & inclusion. We make these investments to power the economies of the local and diverse communities that we serve.”

For Atlantic City Electric, as well as its parent company Exelon, diversity, equity & inclusion are core foundational values — both in the workplace and in its engagement with the communities it serves. Read more from ROI-NJ.