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Our Code of Ethics
We also keep our workplace and work sites free from
violence and prohibit the inappropriate use of alcohol
It guides behavior and makes Our Values come
to life every day. These ethical guidelines apply
to all of us, and remind us that how we do our
jobs is just as important as what we do.
The Code of Ethics brochure also shares:
• Our Values
• A guide to ethical decision making, and
• Information about the Concerns Program
You can find FAQs, policies and related information at coe.southernco.com or on your
mobile device through the Code of Ethics app
in the company App Catalog. You can also talk
to your supervisor when you need more help.
By working together, we can make Southern
Company a great place to work.
Safety and Health
We work safely, and we watch out for each other. Our
goal is for everyone to go home healthy, every day. We
do not compromise on safety. We complete required
training, and we report and correct unsafe situations.
We keep our workplace safe for the well-being of
employees, customers, contractors and the public.
Our employees make this a great place to work. We
work together as a team, and everyone contributes to
our success. We recognize and reward performance.
We treat each other with fairness, respect and dignity.
We value and encourage different ideas and points of
view. Inclusion and diversity are strengths that unlock
our full potential.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not
tolerate inappropriate conduct, intimidation, harassment or discrimination on any basis, including race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation,
or gender identity or expression.
We are known for the quality and value of our customer service. We tell the truth, keep our promises
and deal fairly and ethically with others. Our goal is
to establish and maintain relationships built on trust.
This goal guides all our business decisions. It extends
to our customers, employees, vendors, contractors,
regulators, stockholders and neighbors. We work
to preserve the highest standards of integrity and
objectivity. We expect our business partners to
operate with ethical standards and values similar to