Corporate News


The third annual Sustainability and Small Business Summit recently kicked off at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, uniting sustainability leaders and enthusiasts from small and big businesses, the academic community and nonprofits to discuss the benefits and challenges of going green.


Recognizing how emergency preparedness strategies can mitigate damages and keep individuals and families safe, representatives from the American Red Cross, FEMA, PSE&G and Verizon gathered today (Sept. 30) with Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz and other municipal, county and state officials. The event marked National PrepareAthon Day and stressed the importance of disaster preparedness, emergency communications and volunteerism.


REVOLT, an American-music-oriented network designed to be “for the artists, by the artists,” is joining the Verizon FiOS TV lineup in October. REVOLT will be featured in the FiOS TV Ultimate HD package on Channel 726 HD and launching on Verizon’s FiOS Mobile App soon, giving customers anytime, anywhere access.


The results of the fifth Verizon Ashburn Recycling Rally are in, and Northern Virginians outdid themselves this year, unloading 68,343 pounds of electronic waste. That’s 34 tons of TVs, printers, desktop PCs, VCRs, DVD players and a few eight-track tapes (seriously) that won’t be clogging landfills.


The livelihood of many businesses depends on a fast, reliable Internet connection to perform myriad tasks ranging from sharing with prospective homebuyers an HD-quality video of a home for sale to emailing large files quickly to meet customers’ deadlines. Starting Sept. 22, existing and new Verizon FiOS Internet small-business customers will begin to receive SpeedMatch, which provides matching upload and download speeds, making it easier, faster and more productive to conduct business.


Lowell McAdam pledges to help the NFL prevent domestic violence, leveraging Verizon’s long-standing commitment to the issue.


Lots of things can make a company a great place to work for working mothers. Maternity leave, flexible work arrangements, adoption assistance and daycare discounts are just a few examples of the benefits that Verizon offers its employees.


Whether a natural or man-made disaster, running to a crisis to restore network facilities or help communities with communications needs during the critical hours after a catastrophic event is second nature for Verizon employees. This is possible due to proper planning, preparation and training in which employees engage throughout the year, including September, which is National Preparedness Month in the U.S.


The latest free live webinar from Verizon’s small business team on Sept. 24 will feature Jean Chatzky, the financial editor for NBC’s “Today Show” and an award-winning personal finance journalist. She will share strategies for helping small-business owners better manage their money and ensure financial success.


More than 200 small business owners and community leaders from across northern New Jersey will gather Sept. 18 at Saint Peter’s University for a Sustainability and Small Business Summit, featuring a series of panel discussions with industry experts to educate small-business owners on how to make sustainability a part of their business strategy, reducing costs and increasing profits.