Key responsibilities and activities:

  • Evaluate the structure and practices of our Board and its committees, including size, composition, independence and operations
  • Recommend changes to our Board’s policies or practices or the Corporate Governance Guidelines
  • Identify and evaluate the qualifications of Director candidates
  • Recommend Directors to serve as members of each committee and as committee chairs
  • Review potential related person transactions
  • Facilitate the annual assessment of the performance of the Board and its committees
  • Serve as hub for oversight of ESG, including ESG commitments, reporting and engagement, corporate responsibility and sustainability
  • Oversee Verizon’s position and engagement on important public policy issues, including those relating to political contributions, lobbying activities, and human rights, that may affect our business and reputation
  • Review the activities of Verizon’s community and social impact initiatives, including philanthropic activities