Sempra Energy was created in 1998 by a merger of parent companies of two long-established, and highly respected, investor-owned utilities with rich histories dating back more than a century.
Sempra Energy was founded to capitalize on new opportunities in competitive energy markets. The company’s ongoing focus is to enhance shareholder value and meet customer needs by sustaining the financial strength, operational flexibility and skilled workforce needed to succeed in rapidly changing market conditions.
Sempra Energy is a Fortune 500 energy services company, based in San Diego, Calif., that combines deep industry expertise with rigorous risk management to deliver superior shareholder returns. In 2014, Sempra Energy produced revenues of approximately $11 billion.
With 17,000 employees, the Sempra Energy companies develop energy infrastructure, operate utilities, and provide related products and services to more than 32 million consumers worldwide.
Sempra Energy’s California utilities, San Diego Gas & Electric Co. and Southern California Gas Co., serve more than 20 million consumers. And its other businesses – Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Sempra International – develop and operate critical energy infrastructure and provide gas and electricity services in North America and South America.
The Sempra Energy family of companies and its employees are involved in their communities every day. They are committed to being good corporate citizens and work alongside community and business leaders to invest their time, talents and resources to help improve the quality of life for their neighbors and customers.
Partnerships & Program Areas They Support
As part of the commitment to communities where they have employees and established businesses, they generally focus on funding community partnerships in key areas where they can really make a difference.
Education & Leadership Development
Emergency Preparedness & Safety
Economic, Community & Business Development
Employee Giving & Volunteerism
The Sempra Energy Foundation
The Sempra Energy Foundation is the 501(c)(3) private foundation of Sempra Energy. The Foundation focuses its efforts on supporting public charities that benefit communities, especially at a grassroots level, in the areas of environment, education, disaster response and safety and employee involvement.