Sustainability has been a driving force at TVA since its creation in 1933. Our mission then, and now, is to serve the people of the Tennessee Valley to make life better. To deliver on that promise, we build sustainability into everything we do—every decision we make, every project we undertake.
For TVA, it means ensuring our ability to provide the people of the Tennessee Valley with low-cost and reliable electricity, a healthy environment and a prosperous economy—without compromising the ability of future generations to do the same.
Our sustainability aspirations include:
The goal of this sustainability report is to provide information that transparently and succinctly highlights the energy, environmental, economic and societal impacts of TVA’s everyday activities. As we mature our sustainability reporting program, we will work with stakeholders and communities on what sustainability objectives and metrics are most important to the Valley and how we attain those.