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Alliant Energy honored for commitment to veterans

VETS Indexes Employer Award recognizes support for veterans in the workforce

MADISON, Wis. (April 17, 2024) – For the second consecutive year, VETS Indexes recognized Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) as a 3 Star Employer. The award recognizes the organization’s commitment to recruiting, hiring, retaining, developing and supporting veterans and the military-connected community.

“The diligent efforts of Alliant Energy to hire, retain and support veterans and the military-connected community have earned the organization a highly coveted VETS Indexes Employer Award,” said George Altman, president of VETS Indexes. “Even with hundreds of employers in the running, Alliant Energy demonstrated a strong dedication to veteran employment. Congratulations to Alliant Energy on this achievement!” 

Alliant Energy works proactively to match veteran candidates with available career opportunities and supports the personal and professional development of veterans through an employee-driven Veterans Alliance resource group. Additionally, veterans in the craft trades have benefited from the thousands of local construction jobs and new training opportunities spurred by the company’s recent energy investments. 

“It’s an honor to be recognized as a 3 Star Employer by VETS Indexes,” said Diane Cooke, vice president and chief human resource officer at Alliant Energy. “The unique skills, training and dedication veterans bring to our team helps us deliver the energy solutions and exceptional service customers and communities count on – safely, efficiently and responsibly. We’re proud to support our veterans and deliver on our purpose-driven strategy to serve customers and build stronger communities.”

The VETS Indexes survey and recognition program analyzes employers’ policies, practices and outcomes across five categories:
Veteran job candidate recruiting and hiring.
Veteran employee development and retention.
Veteran-inclusive policies and culture.
Support for members of the National Guard and Reserves.
Military spouse/family support.

According to VETS Indexes, a record number of organizations submitted completed surveys for the VETS Indexes Employer Awards this year. Participating organizations included companies large and small, government agencies and departments, nonprofit groups, colleges and universities. The full list of awardees is available on the VETS Indexes website

Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: LNT) provides regulated energy service to 1 million electric and 425,000 natural gas customers across Iowa and Wisconsin. Alliant Energy's mission is to deliver energy solutions and exceptional service customers and communities count on – safely, efficiently and responsibly. Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL) and Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL) are Alliant Energy's two public energy companies. Alliant Energy is a component of Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index and the S&P 500. For more information, visit and follow Alliant Energy on LinkedIn, FacebookInstagram and X.

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