We have developed corporate governance policies that provide a high level of disclosure and have implemented numerous mechanisms to ensure board effectiveness.

How to Contact the Board

You may contact the board of directors by email at or by regular mail at:

Board of Directors
c/o Corporate Secretary
414 Nicollet Mall, 5th floor
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Shareholders may propose actions for consideration at the annual meeting as outlined in our proxy statement. (Detailed information about our corporate governance and executive compensation practices also is available in the proxy statement.)

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About the Report

We published our first corporate responsibility report (formerly known as the Triple Bottom Line report) in April 2005, with the contents covering the 2004 calendar year, and we have published a similar report in each following year. Our report is based on Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, the most widely used sustainability reporting framework in the world. Additionally, we incorporate the GRI's Electric Utilities Sector Supplement indicators wherever possible.

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About the Report