Awards and recognition

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.

August 12, 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
Ranked Fastest Mobile Network

Verizon FiOS: 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 ranks rated Verizon FiOS 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
Best for Vets 2015

Best For Vets

Awarded by 
Military Times

Verizon’s strong record for recruiting and hiring military veterans and service members has earned the company the No. 1 spot on the Military Times Best for Vets: Employers 2015 rankings.
 

April 14, 2015
Top company for Supplier Diversity 2015

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

Ranked #1 in VetFriendly Top Ten Employers

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
One of America's Top Companies for Executive Women

One of America's Top Companies for Executive Women

Awarded by 
National Association for Female Executives

Verizon has been named one of the 2015 “NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women” by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), which honors American corporations that identify and promote successful women.

March 3, 2015
Top Organization for Multicultural Business Opportunity 2015

Top Organization for Multicultural Business Opportunity

Awarded by 
DiversityBusiness.com

DiversityBusiness.com ranked Verizon No. 5 on its “Div50” list which places Verizon on the list of America's Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities for 2015.

February 16, 2015
40 Best Companies for Diversity 2015

40 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 50 Employer 2015

Top 50 Employer

Awarded by 
Careers & the disABLED Magazine

Verizon was named to the annual list of the Top 50 Employer Readers' Choice.

 

January 20, 2015
One of America's Top Corporations for Women 2014

One of America's Top Corporations for Women

Awarded by 
Women's Business Enterprise National Council

For the 10th consecutive year Verizon was recognized by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council as one of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises.

January 19, 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
Verizon Receives 'Corporation of the Year Award'

Corporation of the Year Award

Awarded by 
Latin Business Association

Verizon was awarded the Corporation of the Year Award for its commitment to diversity, partnership with the Latin Business Association and sustained commitment to the Latin business community.

December 1, 2014
Recognized for Commitment to Service Disabled Veteran

Recognized for Commitment to Service Disabled Veteran

Awarded by 
The Elite Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Network

The Elite Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Network recognized Verizon for its continued support and commitment to service disabled veterans and the supplier diversity community.

December 1, 2014
Verizon Named a Top 10 Military Friendly Employer

Top 10 Military Friendly Employer

Awarded by 
Military Friendly

Verizon is proud to be named to the 2015 list of Military Friendly Employers. Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and a service-disabled, veteran-owned business, surveyed more than 5,000 eligible companies to come up with its list of 180 Military Friendly Employers. Verizon was ranked in the top 10.

November 11, 2014
Top 10 For Talent Development 2014

Top 10 For Talent Development

Awarded by 
The Association for Talent Development

Verizon ranked among the top ten in ATD'S 2014 BEST Awards, which recognizes companies who have invested in employee learning and talent development. The ATD BEST Awards is the talent development industry’s most rigorous and coveted recognition.

October 3, 2014
2014 'Million Dollar Club' Member

'Million Dollar Club' Member

Awarded by 
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Verizon was placed in the $1 billion-and-higher spend category for making substantial investments in the Hispanic business community and spending more than $1 billion with Hispanic business enterprises.

September 1, 2014
2014 'Best of the Best'

Top Supplier Diversity Program for Women

Awarded by 
Professional Woman’s Magazine

Professional Woman’s Magazine has named Verizon to its Best of the Best list for 2014. Verizon is being recognized in the following areas: top supplier diversity program for women and top diversity employer.

September 1, 2014
2014 'Best of the Best' in Supplier Diversity

Top Veteran Friendly Company

Awarded by 
U.S. Veteran Magazine

Verizon was recognized in the U.S. Veteran Magazine “Best of the Best list for having a Top Supplier Diversity Program and for being a Top Veteran Friendly Company.

August 1, 2014
Ranked Highest in Wireline Customer Satisfaction Study

"Highest in Customer Satisfaction With Very Small Business Wireline Services, Two Years in a Row"

Awarded by 
J.D. Power

J.D. Power has ranked Verizon the highest in customer satisfaction in very small business wireline services. Verizon was ranked based on six factors: reliability, cost of service, communication, sales representatives, billing and customer service.

Disclaimer: Verizon received the highest numerical score among very small business providers in the proprietary J.D. Power 2015 Business Wireline Satisfaction StudySM. Study based on responses from 4,154 decision makers at very small businesses measuring 11 providers. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed in April-June 2015. Your experiences may vary.

July 23, 2014
Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive & Emerging Leaders 2014

Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive & Emerging Leaders

Awarded by 
DiversityMBA Magazine

Verizon executives were recognized for their leadership in DiversityMBA’s list of top 100 diverse leaders.

July 1, 2014
Most Valuable Employer for Military 2014

Most Valuable Employer for Military

Awarded by 
Civilianjobs.com

Verizon earned recognition based on our recruiting, training and retention plans that cater to military service members and veterans.

April 30, 2014
Top Company for Diversity

Top Company for Diversity

Awarded by 
Diversity, Inc.

As a longtime diversity leader, Verizon Communications was recognized for the 14th consecutive year for its efforts to recruit, retain and promote diverse talent, as well as exemplifying inclusive talent development best practices for minority employees.

April 28, 2014
Recognized in 'Buy Those That Buy Us Award' Ceremony

Recognized in 'Buy Those That Buy Us Award' Ceremony

Awarded by 
Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council

Verizon was recognized by the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council -- an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council -- for its commitment to supplier diversity and best practices.

March 3, 2014
Significant Improvements in Customer Service

Significant Improvements in Customer Service

Awarded by 
Vocal Laboratories

Verizon has made significant improvements in satisfaction based on customer service calls. Sixty-six percent of Verizon customers surveyed were “Very Satisfied” with their experience during 2013.

February 18, 2014
Best in Employee Training

Best in Employee Training

Awarded by 
Training Magazine

The Training Top 125 annually rates how well companies evolve employee development to support business goals. Verizon ranked No. 1 in 2012 and 2013, and has made the publication’s list for 12 years, making it the only communications company to be in the Hall of Fame.

February 5, 2014
Top Organization for Multicultural Business Opportunity 2014

Top Organization for Multicultural Business Opportunity

Awarded by 
DiversityBusiness.com

Verizon Communications was ranked No. 5 in this annual listing.

 

January 1, 2014
Verizon Earns a Perfect Score on 2014 Corporate Equality Index

Verizon Earns a Perfect Score on 2014 Corporate Equality Index

Awarded by 
Human Rights Foundation

Verizon scored a perfect 100 on the Corporate Equality Index for the second year in a row. The 2014 CEI evaluated employment policies and practices and how they support equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
 

December 11, 2013
Top 100 Military Friendly Employer for 2014

Top 100 Military Friendly Employer

Awarded by 
G.I. Jobs.com

Verizon Communications’ ranked 3 out of 100 for our commitment to helping veterans and active members of the military.

November 11, 2013
Best Place to Work in Information Technology 2013

Best Place to Work in Information Technology

Awarded by 
IDG’s Computerworld

For the 11th consecutive year, Verizon Wireless was recognized as one of the top workplaces for information technology professionals.

June 17, 2013
2013 Best Places to Work for Recent Graduates

Top Workplace for Recent Graduates

Awarded by 
ConnectEdu

Verizon was recognized as one of the top workplaces for recent graduates, based on a ranking of company culture, training programs, benefits and other factors.
 

May 14, 2013
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