01/07/2020|Inside Verizon

Taking stock… and so much more.

By: Verizon Up To Speed

Today on Up To Speed: Everything you need to know from yesterday’s 2020 Kickoff Webcast.

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In case you missed the announcements from Hans and the leadership during yesterday’s 2020 Kickoff Webcast, we’ve got a rundown of everything you need to know.

20th Anniversary

What’s that old saying? Time flies when you’re… providing great service?
It sure seems that way, as 2020 marks 20 years since Verizon was founded.

Our Purpose and Priorities

In 2019, we introduced our new purpose: “We create the networks that move the world forward.”

In the coming year, Hans asks that we implement that purpose in three key ways:

  1. Strengthen and grow our core business.
  2. Leverage Verizon assets to drive new growth.
  3. Infuse a purpose-driven and customer-centric culture.

And as always, we’ll continue to measure success by our four stakeholders: customers, shareholders, employees and society. Watch the replay to see what our business leaders are focusing on in their groups.

Stock Together

HR Leader Christy Pambianchi introduced Stock Together, a program that gives all of us an opportunity to share in the success of Verizon. More details coming soon.

Giving back

When you’re looking for ways to volunteer your time, it’s as easy as going to Verizon.com/volunteer to see a curated list of opportunities. Helps us meet the goal of 2.5 million volunteer hours.

And finally...

Hans reminds us that our hard work on the fundamentals in 2019 created so much momentum and many exciting opportunities for us in 2020.

So let’s get out there and make 2020 - our 20th anniversary - our best year yet!

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