Governance Framework


Verizon is committed to the highest standards of corporate governance. Our governance principles are built on our core values of integrity and respect, and are supported by our Code of Conduct.

Verizon’s independent Audit, Finance, Human Resources, and Corporate Governance and Policy Committees oversee and provide guidance for key operational, regulatory, financial and strategic areas of our business.

Governance Guidelines

The Board has adopted a set of Guidelines to provide a governance framework for the functioning of the Board. The Board will periodically review these guidelines and practices in light of ongoing developments and the Corporation's needs to determine whether any changes are required. View our Governance Guidelines


The Bylaws of Verizon govern the internal management of The Corporation. View Verizon’s Bylaws

Certificate of Incorporation

Verizon Communications Inc. is incorporated in the state of Delaware. View Verizon’s Certificate of Incorporation