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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Providing Perpetual Power in the Paradise of the Pacific
By Chris Lloyd, director of corporate responsibility strategy, Verizon At Verizon, we don’t wait for the future. We build it. In Hawaii, we’re helping build a future in which all the electricity comes from renewable sources, enabling the environment, society and the economy to thrive. To help the...
Jul 3, 2018 10:30 AM ET
Charting a Path to Inclusive Smart Cities
By: Melissa Glidden Tye, Vice President, Public Policy, Verizon The continual integration of digital technology into our communities is prompting leaders at all levels of government to place a premium on identifying and mobilizing technology that can make their constituents safer, use tax dollars more efficiently, and ensure that all residents reap the benefits of...
Jul 2, 2018 10:35 AM ET
Powering a Greener Future
What does mobile technology have to do with environmental sustainability? A lot, actually. The connection between mobile networks and the environment is not immediately intuitive. When we think of 4G technology and the evolution to 5G, many of us think of how we’ll be able to download a movie in seconds rather than minutes, and how we’ll get speedier responses to our Internet searches...
May 1, 2018 10:30 AM ET
Verizon Diverts 2 Million Pounds of E-Waste, Sets New Goal
Verizon today achieved its goal to collect 2 million pound of electronic waste, reaching its 2010 target eight months early. The company also set a new goal: to collect another 2 million pounds of e-waste by 2020. Verizon...
May 15, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Verizon to Turn Off Lights in Nearly 500 Buildings in 37 Countries In Support of Earth Hour
NEW YORK, March 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On Saturday (March 28) at 8:30 p.m. local time, Verizon will turn off the lights in nearly 500 of its buildings in 37 countries around the world as it participates in Earth Hour 2015. In all, Verizon will darken 25 million square feet (more than 2.3 million square meters) of building...
Mar 27, 2015 7:30 PM ET