Awards and Recognition

Best for Vets

#1 Military Employer

Awarded by 
Military Times

For the second consecutive year, Verizon has been named the No. 1 company on the Best for Vets: Employers rankings by the Military Times.

April 1, 2016
One of America's Top Companies for Executive Women

Top Company for Executive Women

Awarded by 
National Association for Female Executives

For the second year in a row, Verizon has been named “Top Companies for Executive Women” by the National Association for Female Executives, which honors American corporations that identify and promote successful women.

March 1, 2016
Women's Business Enterprise National Council

Top Corporation for Women's Business Enterprises

Awarded by 
Women's Business Enterprise National Council

Verizon has received the distinct honor of being one of America's top corporations for Women's Business Enterprises.

February 29, 2016
America’s #1 Network, four times in a row

America's #1 network, five times in a row

Awarded by 
RootMetrics®

RootMetrics ranked Verizon #1 in overall, reliability, speed, data and call network performance in the U.S.

Based on RootMetrics® 2015 2nd Half US National RootScore® Report of 4 mobile networks. Results may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of Verizon. See www.rootmetrics.com.

February 18, 2016
Careers and the Disabled - Verizon Top 50 Employer 2016

Top 50 Employer

Awarded by 
Careers & the disABLED Magazine

For the second year in a row, Verizon was ranked among the Top 50 Employers in the country by Careers & the disABLED magazine, the only national career recruitment publication for people with disabilities in the U.S. The rankings were based on an annual survey mailed and emailed to randomly selected readers of Careers & the disABLED magazine.

January 20, 2016
Top Organization for Multicultural Business Opportunity 2015

A Top Organization for Multicultural Business

Awarded by 
DiversityBusiness.com

DiversityBusiness.com ranked Verizon No. 7 on its “Div50” list which places Verizon on the list of America's Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities for 2015.

January 14, 2016
A "Top 10 Company" in the S&P Environmental & Socially Responsible Index

Triodos Sustainable Investment Index

Awarded by 
Triodos Research

Verizon has been selected by Triodos Research for sustainable investment until November 30, 2018. Triodos considers only companies that clearly outperform others within their sectors on sustainability and that comply with strict minimum standards.

January 4, 2016
One of  America's Most Admired Corporations for Supplier Diversity

One of America's Most Admired Corporations for Supplier Diversity

Awarded by 
Minority Business News U.S.A

MBN USA recognized Verizon among its 2015 Corporate 101: America's Most Admired Corporations for Supplier Diversity for a demonstrated commitment to growing and developing minority-owned enterprises.

September 1, 2015
A "Top 50 Employer"

Top 50 Employer

Awarded by 
Workforce Diversity Magazine

Verizon was named a "Top 50 Employer" in Workforce Diversity for Engineering & IT Professionals Magazine. The readers of this magazine selected the top companies for which they would most prefer to work or believe would provide a positive working environment for engineers & IT professionals who are members of minority groups.

August 30, 2015
Ranked Fastest Mobile Network

Verizon Wireless: The Fastest Mobile Network

Awarded by 
PC Magazine

For the second year in a row, and fourth time in six years, Verizon’s 4G LTE network has been named the nation’s Fastest Mobile Network by PC Magazine.

June 20, 2015
Constituent of the Calvert Responsible Index Series

Calvert Investments Responsible Index Series

Awarded by 
Calvert

Verizon is a constituent of the Calvert Responsible Index Series. The index is designed to benefit from the impact that environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors can have on a company's long-term financial stability and revenue stream.

June 1, 2015
FTSE4Good Investment Index

FTSE4Good Investment Index

Awarded by 
FTSE

Verizon is a member of the FTSE4Good Index -- an equity index series that is designed to facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards.

June 1, 2015
MSCI Global Sustainability Index Series

MSCI Global Sustainability Index Series

Awarded by 
MSCI

Verizon is a constituent of the MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes, which include companies with high environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings relative to their sector peers.

June 1, 2015
A "Top 100 Company" in the NASDAQ Global Sustainability Index

A "Top 100 Company" in the NASDAQ Global Sustainability Index

Awarded by 
NASDAQ

Verizon has been selected to the world’s top 100 companies in the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index. The QCRD is an equally weighted equity index that serves as a benchmark for stocks of companies that are taking a leadership role in sustainability performance reporting and are traded on a major North American stock exchange.

June 1, 2015
A "Top 10 Company" in the S&P Environmental & Socially Responsible Index

A "Top 10 Company" in the S&P Environmental & Socially Responsible Index

Awarded by 
S&P

Verizon is a constituent of the S&P 500® Environmental & Socially Responsible Index Series, designed to measure the performance of securities from the S&P 500 that meet environmental and social sustainability criteria.

June 1, 2015
Ranked Fastest Mobile Network

Fios by Verizon: Rated #1 Internet for business

Awarded by 
PC Magazine

Verizon is a proud winner of PC Magazine’s first-ever Business Choice Award. The study surveyed small businesses who rated fios by Verizon as the best Internet Service Provider (ISP), and No. 1 in customer satisfaction, reliability, and technical support.

May 22, 2015
2015 Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Awarded by 
Working Mother

Verizon has been ranked on the 2015 Working Mother Best Companies for Multicultural Women list -- now ten years in a row. The initiative honors companies that are committed to recruiting, retaining and advancing women of color.

May 19, 2015
2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

Awarded by 
ENERGY STAR

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Verizon with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy-efficiency achievements.

April 6, 2015
Top company for Supplier Diversity 2015

A Top Company for Supplier Diversity

Awarded by 
Black Enterprise

Verizon was recognized as one of Black Enterprise's "Top 30 Companies for Supplier Diversity" for demonstrating best practices for diverse representation within the supply chain.

April 1, 2015
Ranked #1 on Top 50 Employers List

Ranked #1 on Top 50 Employers list

Awarded by 
Equal Opportunity Magazine

Verizon has been ranked first on the “Top 50 Employers” list in Equal Opportunity Magazine.

 

March 13, 2015
Ranked #1 in VetFriendly Top Ten Employers

#1 VetFriendly Employer

Awarded by 
Veteran Recruiting's Survey

Verizon was named the number one VetFriendly company from Veteran Recruiting's survey. More than 67,000 veterans and military spouses were surveyed and questioned on recruiter responsiveness, vet-friendly messaging on the company Website, among other related topics.
 

March 10, 2015
40 Best Companies for Diversity 2015

Best Companies for Diversity

Awarded by 
Black Enterprise

Verizon was recognized in Black Enterprise’s annual 40 Best Companies for Diversity 2015 list, showing strengths in diversity in our employee and board member base.

January 23, 2015
Top Military Spouse-Friendly Employer 2015

Top Military Spouse-Friendly Employer

Awarded by 
Military Spouse magazine

Verizon was recognized as a top  military spouse-friendly company for recruitment, hiring practices, retention policies and programs.

January 1, 2015
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