HOUSTON, TX -- El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) today announced its first corporate sustainability report (CSR), Building a Legacy, which is available online at www.elpaso.com under "Sustainability."
El Paso's vision to be the place to work, the neighbor to have,
and the company to own is the framework for this report. The report
describes the company's economic, social, and environmental impact using the most current information available for calendar year 2007. The report was prepared with reference to the Global Reporting Initiative's G3 Guidelines. El Paso's executive committee and Board committee for Health, Safety, and Environmental committed to publishing a comprehensive report.
Although this is El Paso's first CSR, the report includes many
recent achievements by the company that reflect a long-standing commitment to the corporate vision, including:
-- Being the first company to achieve Climate Action Leader status
by the California Climate Action Registry;
-- Being named one of America's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE
-- Ranking among the top 20 of the EPA's list of Best Workplaces for commuters for three consecutive years.
In the report, the company also discusses many of its policies,
procedures, and resources to attract and retain a competitive
workforce, make meaningful and significant contributions in communities
through employee volunteerism and charitable giving, and increase
El Paso Corporation provides natural gas and related energy
products in a safe, efficient, and dependable manner. El Paso Corporation owns North America's largest interstate natural gas pipeline system and one of North America's largest independent natural gas producers. For more information, visit http://www.elpaso.com.