Certificate of Incorporation

Verizon Communications Inc. is incorporated in the state of Delaware.

Bylaws

Verizon's Bylaws are a key piece in the framework for governance of Verizon.

Governance Guidelines

Verizon's Governance Guidelines address the practices of the Board and, together with the Bylaws and Committee Charters, provide the framework for governance of Verizon. The Guidelines also address business conduct and ethics for Directors.

Selected Policies

The policies adopted by Verizon's Human Resources Committee on executive severance agreements and the independence of its compensation consultant can be found in this section.