Documents & Charters

The Board of Directors of Southern Company (the "Company") sets high standards for the Company's employees, officers and directors. Implicit in this philosophy is the importance of sound corporate governance. It is the duty of the Board of Directors to serve as a prudent fiduciary for shareholders and to oversee the management of the Company's business. To fulfill its responsibilities and to discharge its duty, the Board of Directors follows the procedures and standards that are set forth in these guidelines. These guidelines are subject to modification from time to time as the Board of Directors deems appropriate in the best interests of the Company or as required by applicable laws and regulations.

Corporate Governance Documents
Corporate Governance Guidelines PDF   37.3 KB Add to Briefcase
Code of Ethics PDF   2.1 MB Add to Briefcase
Policies and Practices For Political Spending PDF   13.2 KB Add to Briefcase
Policies and Practices For Lobbying-Related Activities PDF   8.8 KB Add to Briefcase
By-Laws PDF  152.2 KB Add to Briefcase
Executive Stock Ownership Requirements HTML PDF   4.0 KB Add to Briefcase
Committee Charters
Audit PDF   36.6 KB Add to Briefcase
Compensation and Management Succession PDF   24.2 KB Add to Briefcase
Finance PDF   16.4 KB Add to Briefcase
Governance PDF   22.9 KB Add to Briefcase
Nuclear/Operations PDF   18.6 KB Add to Briefcase
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