February is Black History Month, an opportunity to highlight the fact that LG&E and KU will never waver from the company’s longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. We are actively involved with community leaders, our employees and customers to create a culture of inclusion, equality, dignity and respect for everyone.
Our company is a leader in improving supplier diversity and increased spending with Black- and minority-owned businesses for large capital projects. Our CEO, Paul Thompson, co-chaired a task force on that initiative.
We know that the diverse perspectives, experiences and talents of our people are key to our strength … not only as a company but as a community.
Employees, including COO Lonnie Bellar (fourth from left), attended various Black History Month events in February 2020 (pre-pandemic).