June 5, 2013
Daniel Hardin’s road has been a tough one. He never met his father, grew up in foster care and then tended to his ailing grandmother until she died. That meant delaying his educational pursuits. Now PG&E is giving the 28-year-old a boost with a $30,000 renewable Bright Minds scholarship. He plans to attend San Francisco State and hopes to become a civil rights attorney.
May 24, 2013
PG&E Executive Vice President Geisha Williams joined other Bay Area business leaders in a discussion Thursday about what’s needed to keep the region’s economy moving forward. Williams, who leads electric operations at PG&E, took part in the Bay Area Council’s 2013 Outlook Conference.
May 17, 2013
Successful companies today understand that social responsibility is no longer an option or a slogan — it’s a necessary part of doing business.That was the theme at a panel discussion in San Francisco today, in which PG&E President Chris Johns joined an executive from Wells Fargo along with regulators from both the utility and banking industries to talk about why diversity matters for Corporate America.
April 30, 2013
PG&E returned to City Hall for the second consecutive year and pledged $125,000 to the city’s summer jobs program, which last year provided employment for more than 5,000 at-risk young people.
April 18, 2013
The mood was festive, but the message was serious at an event staged today by PG&E and the Bay Area chapter of the American Red Cross. Getting prepared for an emergency or a natural disaster is vital to getting through it successfully.
April 9, 2013
Ten years ago, PG&E began hosting a yearly conference dedicated to addressing a perennial concern of Californians: water. This year’s event was its biggest yet. As one of the organizers said, “When you save water, you save energy.”
March 28, 2013
PG&E’s head of electric operations joined Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to highlight the need for more affordable childcare like the utility’s landmark daycare center available for children of its working parents.
March 15, 2013
San Francisco police credit Safe Haven, a child safety awareness campaign, with helping protect a young woman who was being assaulted. PG&E is one of the sponsors of the program
March 13, 2013
Falcon fans have made following the birds who nest on a ledge atop the PG&E headquarters in San Francisco a yearly ritual. This year, as reported by Glenn Stewart of UC Santa Cruz, there is additional drama.
March 12, 2013
PG&E’s former Hunters Point Power Plant is the subject of a photo exhibit that runs through May 5 at the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco. .
March 8, 2013
PG&E’s Karen Austin announced the utility’s support of the 160-year-old YMCA of San Francisco during a benefit to raise money for the organization that gives young people a helping hand.
March 4, 2013
One is a biotechnology giant. The other is a small business that has pioneered groundbreaking audio technology. PG&E recently moderated a session at the Green Biz Forum in San Francisco, where representatives from the very different companies discussed how they’ve partnered with PG&E to save a staggering amount of energy.
February 27, 2013
PG&E will invest about $1.2 billion in new electric lines, gas pipelines and other upgrades that will modernize San Francisco’s infrastructure and improve safety and reliability over the next five years, PG&E leader Tony Earley said today. Earley, PG&E’s chairman, CEO and president, was joined by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at the annual CityBeat Breakfast, sponsored by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.
February 26, 2013
The World Series trophy visits PG&E headquarters in San Francisco. And the employees who contributed millions to the utility’s Campaign for the Community last year were first in line.
February 20, 2013
For the next three months, PG&E is encouraging owners and facility managers of downtown San Francisco and Oakland high rises to turn off exterior lights at night to save the lives of migratory birds that can collide with tall buildings during spring months.