Verizon Innovative Learning provides free technology, free Internet access and immersive, hands-on learning curricula to students and teachers, particularly in underserved communities across America.
We help to develop science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs from the ground up. We not only fund these programs, we also create and administer them in partnership with leading nonprofits
Verizon was the first telecom company to issue a Transparency Report, outlining how we handle government requests for customer information. Our most recent report was published in January 2017.
In 2009, we pledged to reduce our carbon intensity—the carbon our business emits divided by the terabytes of data we transport over our networks—by 50 percent by 2020, even as we grew our business. We have exceeded this goal, reducing carbon intensity by 54 percent in 2016, nearly four years ahead of our target.
By using connected solutions to displace energy-intensive technologies, we help our customers save energy and reduce their carbon emissions.
Total gross CO2e avoidance enabled by Verizon in 2016:
an 18-22% improvement over 2015.
Eliminating 5.9-8.6 million metric tons of GHG emissions is equivalent to removing
from the road for one year.
of Verizon’s 2015 operational emissions (Scope 1 and 2) were offset by CO2e reductions enabled by our products and services
We are honored to be recognized as a corporate leader in diversity and inclusion and believe that all individuals should be compensated equitably for similar work and have an equal opportunity to contribute and advance in the workplace.
We are proud to take a leadership role in advancing fair pay for everyone through our Commitment to Pay Equity.
We use a third-party supplier assessment tool to gauge our suppliers’ corporate responsibility performance.
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