Barron's included Verizon in its 2019 ranking of the top 100 most sustainable companies in the U.S., based on hundreds of environmental, social, and governance factors.
Verizon is a member of the FTSE4Good Index – an equity index series designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance practices.
The U.S. EPA recognized Verizon with the Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy-efficiency achievements.
Verizon is a constituent of the Calvert Responsible Index Series. The index is designed to benefit from the impact that environmental, social and governance factors can have on a company's long-term financial stability and revenue stream.
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.
Verizon is included in the Nasdaq CRD Global Sustainability Index (NQCRD). The NQCRD measures the performance of 400 public companies focused on long-term value creation, financial returns, environmental performance and positive societal impact.
Verizon is a constituent of the MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes, which includes companies with high environmental, social and governance ratings relative to their sector peers.
Verizon was selected 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.