SOURCE: El Paso Corporation

July 01, 2008 13:42 ET

El Paso Corporation Publishes Its First Corporate Sustainability Report

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - July 1, 2008) - El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) today announced its first corporate sustainability report (CSR), Building a Legacy, which is available online at 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 shareholder value.

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

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