We are conscious of the world around us.
Committed to reducing our carbon intensity
Having exceeded the goal we set in 2009 to reduce our carbon intensity by 50% by 2020, we set a new goal to cut our carbon intensity in half over 2016 levels by 2025.
Helping customers reduce carbon emissions
Verizon’s connected solutions help our customers save energy and reduce their carbon emissions. We work with the Carbon Trust to measure the yearly reduction in CO2e emissions our customers are achieving through the use of our products and services.
We set a new goal that by 2022, Verizon’s networks and connected solutions will save more than 2X the amount of global emissions that our operations create.
In 2017, our solutions enabled:
Total gross CO2e emissions avoidance of
7.7M MT of CO2e emissions is equivalent to removing
CO2e emissions avoidance enabled by our solutions offset
Investing in green energy
Over the past six years, Verizon has made it a priority to deploy more green energy resources — such as solar and fuel cell technology — into our facilities. We’ve set a new goal to add 24MW of green energy in our operations by 2025.
Through our device recycling program, we reward customers who recycle their wireless devices and keep them out of landfills.
Verizon Recycling Rally - NFL and Houston Zoo 2017
ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year five years in a row
We’re honored to win this award in recognition of our strong commitment to preserving a healthy planet for future generations. We will continue to build efficiencies into our retail stores, buildings and operations.
Corporate Responsiblity Report
Learn more about Verizon’s corporate responsibility initiatives.