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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Environment

Verizon Climate Resilience Prize to Further Innovation for Tech-Based Climate Solutions
Verizon launches open application period of its inaugural Climate Resilience Prize to recognize and propel climate resilience solutions that are ready to scale and positively impact communities.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Verizon Completes Final Allocation of Its Second $1 Billion Green Bond
“To date, we have issued $2 billion in green bonds that support the transition to a greener grid and help us achieve our ambitious goal of net zero emissions in our operations by 2035,”

Sustainable Development Goals

Verizon Joins the World Economic Forum's Trillion Trees Platform
In addition to doubling their tree planting goal to 20 million trees by 2030, Verizon introduces a new, sustainable retail bag.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Verizon and Generation Partner to Close the Opportunity Gap and Reskill Workers
Verizon and Generation partner to close the opportunity gap and reskill workers

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Verizon Expands Education Initiatives to Provide Millions of Students Nationwide With Distance Learning Resources
As remote learning and the need for support continues, Verizon unveils new resources for teachers and students that address emerging education inequities.

Sustainable Development Goals

Verizon Joins Amazon and Global Optimism in Signing The Climate Pledge
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.

Sustainable Development Goals

Verizon Reaffirms Commitment to Be Carbon Neutral by 2035
Verizon CEO, Hans Vestberg, while at the 50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting taking place in Davos, Switzerland, reaffirmed Verizon’s commitment to carbon neutrality by 2035.

Innovation & Technology

Experts Are Curbing Pollution by Crunching Numbers
As technology evolves, more sensors on fast networks will help to track contaminants in near-real time. Learn how the big data from those sensors is being put to use to improve quality of life and reduce pollution.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainability: A Moral Case Is Now a Business Case
UN Foundation President and CEO, Kathy Calvin, shares with Verizon about the incredible work and dynamics behind the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

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.

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