Aspen Ideas Festival Underwriters

Underwriters of the 2019 Aspen Ideas Festival represent some of the foremost organizations in the U.S. and around the world. We are proud to present their ideas, their executives, and their important work in the following pages.
At Southern Company, we deliver clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy that improves the lives of our customers, strengthens our communities and provides hope that tomorrow’s opportunities outweigh today’s challenges. 
We continue to build the future of energy by developing a low-carbon future and a full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, we continue to develop customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. 
The Southern Company family includes electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, the leading distributed energy infrastructure company in the U.S., a fiber optics network and telecommunications services.  Building the future of energy is not just our aspiration; it is our promise to our shareholders, customers and communities we are privileged to serve.