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Exelon releases sustainability report

Exelon Corp., the Chicago-based parent company of Baltimore’s Constellation, said it paid $13.1 billion for materials, goods and services; $8 billion in compensation, benefits and contracting expenses; and $1.7 billion in dividends, interest and taxes during 2012.

The data are contained in Exelon’s 2012 Corporate Sustainability Report, the first record of its sustainability performance following Exelon’s $7.9 billion acquisition of Constellation in March 2012.

Other highlights: Exelon added nearly 500 megawatts of new, clean generating capacity in 2012, including new wind power, solar energy and nuclear power upgrades; donated nearly $28 million to nonprofit organizations and provided more than 105,000 hours of employee volunteer service in its communities; and spent more than $750 million to support certified minority- and women-owned businesses.