Values & Ethics

For more than a century, Southern Company has been building the future of energy. We deliver the energy resources and solutions our customers and communities need to drive growth and prosperity.

How we do our work is just as important as what we do. Our uncompromising values are key to our sustained success. They guide our behavior and ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of all we do.

At Southern Company, Our Values will guide us to make every decision, every day, in the right way.

Unquestionable Trust

Honesty, respect, fairness, and integrity drive our behavior. We keep our promises and ethical behavior is our standard.

Safety First

We believe the safety of our employees and customers is paramount. We will perform and maintain every job, every day, safely.

Superior Performance

We are dedicated to superior performance throughout our business. We will continue our strong focus on innovative solutions, improving how we run our business and our commitment to environmental stewardship.

Total Commitment

We are committed to the success of our employees, our customers, our shareholders and our communities. We fully embrace, respect, and value our differences and diversity.

Code of Ethics

Our code of ethics advises us on proper business conduct. It links Values to ethical behavior. Each code provision addresses an important dimension of our business.
View Code of Ethics document.