Corporate Responsibility

Read breaking news and announcements on Verizon innovative learning programs that brings technology to underserved communities.

Happy Earth Day

Verizon is strengthening its commitment to sustainability today, announcing the company will go carbon neutral by 2035 in its Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions.


Miami-Dade County Public Schools joins Verizon Innovative Learning, Verizon's program to bring 24/7 internet access, tablets and technology coaches to select local middle schools.


Fifty new middle schools from 15 districts across the country will join the Verizon Innovative Learning schools initiative in the 2019-20 school year.

Verizon 5G logo

The Verizon Foundation commits to be the first to introduce 5G technology to schools across the U.S. in 2019.

First Responder Foundation

Verizon donated $10,000 to the First Responders Foundation, an Omaha-based group that partners with police and fire departments to serve first responders and their families.


Verizon Foundation donates $1M grant to Red Cross for Hurricane Florence disaster relief.

5G Ed Tech Challenge

5GEdTech Challenge will award the ten most compelling concepts a grand total of $1 million to implement at Verizon Innovative Learning schools.

Verizon Innovation Lab Sacramento

Verizon Innovation Lab held in Sacramento in conjunction with TechNet’s California Diversity in Technology and STEM Week.

Verizon Innovation Lab Sacramento

Verizon invests $200 million in STEM education initiative and will reach an additional five million students by 2023.


Verizon will donate $1 p/eligible phone trade-in up to $4M to to help provide tech, like tablets, laptops, 3D printers and VR gear to under-resourced schools.