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Verizon Foundation and Pecan Street Inc. Bring Energy Management Solutions to Underserved Communities in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas, October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Verizon Foundation has teamed up with consumer-energy research organization Pecan Street Inc., to launch a new program that will provide low-income communities with energy management solutions that empower consumers to make smarter choices about their energy use and...
Oct 21, 2013 10:00 AM ET
Making a Difference by Donating Devices
by James Gowen Work green, live green. This is a motto we follow as we conduct business at Verizon. As more smart phones and tablets enter the marketplace, we are committed to collecting used models to mitigate the rise in electronic waste. Thanks to you, through just one of our programs we have ...
Sep 23, 2013 12:00 PM ET
Interviews with Tomorrow’s Leaders in Sustainability
In this sustainability blog, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) interviews Louis Li, an EDF Climate Corps fellow at Verizon. In this role, Louis helps identify sustainability solutions for Verizon, and oversee the execution of green projects. Louis is currently working on his MBA at Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, with emphasis in Energy and Clean Technology. He...
Sep 10, 2013 12:30 PM ET
Jim Gowen, Chief Sustainability Officer, Verizon
Future360 spoke with Jim Gowen, Chief Sustainability Officer at Verizon, to learn about the company's sustainable initiatives. Verizon set a 2020 goal to improve their carbon intensity metric by 50%. In two and a half years they have reached a 37% improvement. The company...
Aug 9, 2013 2:00 PM ET
Making the Move to Clean and Renewable Energy at the Right Time
When Verizon announced its $100 million dollar investment in natural gas fuel cell and solar energy technologies last week – the company’s latest initiative toward fulfilling its...
May 13, 2013 9:00 AM ET