We are very active in the political process. We have offices in Lansing and Washington, D.C., with staff that advocate on behalf of our customers, shareowners and employees. Their job is to inform and shape public policy so that we are able to fulfill our promise to deliver safe, reliable and affordable energy related services.
Consumers Energy complies with all federal and state laws governing corporate political participation. In engaging in the political process, the company is committed to upholding its core values and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct. All contributions promote interests of the company without political preference of executives.
Consumers Energy’s political participation generally falls into three categories:
|Organization||Membership Dues||Portion Used for Political Purposes|
|Edison Electric Institute||$902,994||$241,642|
|American Gas Association||$509,551||$24,478|