Diversity

2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

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Date awarded 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Description 

Verizon received a 100% rating in the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. In this 15th edition of the Index, our perfect score earns us the distinction of being named as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ equality.

Awarded by 
Corporate Equality Index

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Supporter

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Date awarded 
Friday, August 18, 2017
Description 

The Elite SDVOB named Verizon and Verizon's Supplier Diversity program a service disabled veteran owned business supporter at their 14th annual conference.

Awarded by 
Elite SDVOB

Verizon Tops as Employer, Supplier Diversity Program, and LGBT Friendly Company

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Date awarded 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Description 

Verizon is recognized as a top employer that promotes the advancement of multicultural women in all aspects of business and employment.

Awarded by 
Professional Woman's Magazine

Utility Company of the Year for Supplier Diversity

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Date awarded 
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Description 

The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce named Verizon 'Utility Company of the Year' for outstanding contribution to supporting the economic growth of African American owned businesses.

Awarded by 
GLAAACC

WE 100 Corporations of the Year

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Date awarded 
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Description 

Verizon is recognized as part of the WE 100 corporations that support women owned businesses through a robust supplier diversity program.

Awarded by 
Women's Enterprise USA

Verizon Awarded Top Veteran-Friendly Company

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Date awarded 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Description 

Verizon's supplier diversity program is voted one of the nation's Best of the Best in supporting veteran owned companies.

Awarded by 
U.S. Veteran's Magazine

Verizon a Most-admired Corporation for Supplier Diversity

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Date awarded 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Description 

Verizon was recognized in the 2017 Corporate 101: America's Most Admired Corporations for Supplier Diversity because of a collective commitment to develop minority owned business enterprises.

Awarded by 
Minority Business News USA

Million Dollar Club recognition

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Date awarded 
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Description 

For seven consecutive years, the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Million Dollar Club recognized Verizon for spending over $1 billion with Hispanic business enterprises and for integrating these businesses into company sourcing and procurement processes.

Awarded by 
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Million Dollar Club

Verizon scores 100% on Disability Equality Index

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Date awarded 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Description 

Verizon received a 100% rating on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) demonstrating the value of our diverse and inclusive experiences for employees, customers and suppliers.

Awarded by 
USBLN

Top Military-Friendly Company

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Date awarded 
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Description 

Verizon is the highest rated technology company when it comes to total commitment to tapping into military talent. 

Awarded by 
Military Friendly®