Sustainability

Sustainability

Verizon believes that creating healthy, sustainable communities is the surest path to creating a healthy and sustainable business. We’re minimizing the environmental impact of our operations and developing solutions that break down old technology barriers and empower businesses and communities to cut energy use and make better energy choices.

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Verizon Joins the World Economic Forum's Trillion Trees Platform
BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - Verizon today announced it has joined the U.S. Chapter of 1t.org - the Trillion Trees Platform led by the World Economic Forum and American Forests to support the global movement to conserve, restore and grow 1 trillion trees worldwide. Verizon has pledged to double its current goal, set in 2019, of 10 million trees planted...
Nov 10, 2020 10:10 AM ET
Verizon and Generation Partner to Close the Opportunity Gap and Reskill Workers
What you need to know: Verizon is investing over $44M in workforce development to significantly increase access to a free tech-focused career training program aimed at reskilling Americans Partnering with nonprofit organization Generation will bring their online reskilling program to 26 cities by end of 2022 Initiative will build the foundation to...
Oct 22, 2020 12:00 PM ET
Verizon Expands Education Initiatives to Provide Millions of Students Nationwide With Distance Learning Resources
What you need to know: In a time when it has never been more critical, Verizon is supporting students, parents, teachers and school districts with tools to support remote learning including ​ Partnerships with school districts nationwide to make available discounted connectivity so that over 36 million students in 38...
Aug 26, 2020 9:45 AM ET
Verizon Joins Amazon and Global Optimism in Signing The Climate Pledge
Commits to meeting the Paris Agreement 10 years early Verizon has committed to become carbon neutral by 2035 NEW YORK, June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Verizon (NYSE: VZ) announced it has joined The Climate Pledge - the commitment co-founded by Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Global Optimism to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early....
Jun 16, 2020 10:10 AM ET
Verizon Reaffirms Commitment to Be Carbon Neutral by 2035
NEW YORK, January 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Verizon CEO, Hans Vestberg, today asserted that climate risk is business risk, as he reaffirmed Verizon’s commitment to taking steps toward its goal to be carbon neutral in its operations by 2035. Vestberg joins world leaders this week at the 50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting taking place in Davos, Switzerland. Verizon's...
Jan 20, 2020 2:10 PM ET

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