More than just a coin.

By: Raquel Wilson
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications

The importance of our Purpose Coin initiative, its progress and how you can continue the momentum.

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On today’s episode of Up To Speed, host Raquel Wilson highlighted the progress we’ve made with our Purpose Coin initiative.

The Purpose Coin’s origin can be traced to a November 2019 Verizon leadership forum, when our CEO, Hans Vestberg, distributed 300 Purpose Coins to help us recognize V Teamers who are building human networks, fostering community and working to make the world a better place. Since then, the coins have changed hands more than 1,360 times worldwide.

As we highlighted in today’s Up To Speed episode, Verizon Consumer Group Project Manager Deborah Fraser was honored with the Purpose Coin for her exceptional commitment to fostering community at work.

If you have a coin and would like to pass it along to another worthy recipient, scan the coin’s QR code or go to and follow those instructions.

We love to see your coin passes and hear your stories, so make sure you use the hashtag #ForwardTogether if you post on social media about passing along your Purpose Coin!

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About the author:

Raquel Wilson is a former adfellow who now enjoys keeping the V Team up to date on all things Verizon as a host of Up To Speed. You can always rely on her to have a good book recommendation and a latte she probably paid way too much for.

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