Six ways Verizon is helping to achieve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

Tech and sustainability

The UN Sustainable Development Goals are a roadmap to help governments, companies, nonprofits and citizens around the world work together to improve people’s quality of life, boost equitable economic growth and protect the environment.


The EPA has once again named Verizon an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence.

Verizon Earth Hour 2016

We have pledged to turn off lights for one hour at over 760 Verizon buildings – over 38 million square feet – and thousands of Verizon employee homes around the world.

Super Bowl 50 turns a golden anniversary “green”

Verizon has teamed with the NFL, the Super Bowl Host Committee and American Forests to support a number of sustainability projects designed to reduce the environmental impact of this event on the community.

Carbon Trust and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative

According to a recent report published by Carbon Trust and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative, the ICT industry is enabling significant carbon emissions reductions.

Verizon joins White House climate pledge; focuses on a future with less emissions

Verizon has committed to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge.


Overland Park, Kansas Smart Store Goes Green With LEED Certified Operations & Design

Verizon Green Team

Working together, Verizon and American Forests will have planted more than 399,000 trees worldwide. Verizon has encouraged sustainable activities from paperless billing for its customers to electronic voting for its shareholders.

Ashburn recycling rally

Verizon has received an Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award for Sustainability from the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce in recognition of the company’s environmental leadership and commitment to environmental excellence.