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 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
Experts Are Curbing Pollution by Crunching Numbers
Pollution can seem like an insurmountable problem. Impure particles and gasses seep into lungs, contributing to the onset of diseases and conditions such as lung cancer and strokes. As many as 3.8 million people die each year from indoor air pollution caused by burning unsafe fuels. Contaminated water sickens people around the globe. One 2017 study estimates that air, water and earth...
Dec 13, 2019 8:35 AM ET
Sustainability: A Moral Case Is Now a Business Case
We're all watching On the highest balcony at the UN General Assembly, 193 young people fill the space as they stand holding solar-powered lanterns to symbolize their hope. Each represents the youth of a different country. All are here to witness world leaders gather to address the future sustainability of the world. They came to send a powerful message on the...
Dec 12, 2019 2:00 PM ET
Verizon Ranked Among 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies by Barron's
Verizon Communications was ranked 63rd on Barron's annual list of the 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies. According to Leslie P. Norton of Barron's " To create the rankings, Calvert analyzed the 1,000 largest publicly held U.S. companies (by stock market value) and scored them on more than 200...
Mar 19, 2019 10:00 AM ET
Video | Verizon is Helping Hawaii Power Smarter
Verizon uses smart sensors on its network to collect near real-time data across Hawaii’s power grid. This allows them to zero in on the real demands for electricity and when to deliver it. To help Hawaiian Electric reach 100% renewable energy by 2045. Learn more about Verizon's other energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives...
Mar 14, 2019 8:00 AM ET

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