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 Climate Resilience Prize to Further Innovation for Tech-Based Climate Solutions
Verizon’s new Climate Resilience Prize will award a total of $500K for solutions innovating to reduce climate change impacts on communities  Applications open on October 26 at GreenBiz’s VERGE 21 conference, and close November 30 Three winners will be announced at the GreenBiz 22 Conference in the prize categories of next-gen tech solutions, frontline community-led...
Oct 26, 2021 1:00 PM ET
Verizon Completes Final Allocation of Its Second $1 Billion Green Bond
NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2021, /3BL Media/ – Recently, Verizon issued its Green Bond Impact Report, outlining the full allocation of the nearly $1 billion of net proceeds from its second green bond. Verizon became the first U.S. telecom company to issue a green bond back in February 2019. In September 2020, the company issued its second green bond, and remains the only U.S....
Sep 13, 2021 10:30 AM ET
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

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