the promise
of the digital

We’re committed to making the world better than yesterday.

It’s a pillar of our Corporate Credo and a passion of our employees. And it’s why we’re using our technology and our assets to help build a brighter future – for our customers, for our communities, and for the world around us.

From carbon abatement to disaster recovery to bringing tech education to underfunded schools, we’ve made some tremendous progress so far. And we’ve set ambitious goals to tackle some of today’s most pressing societal challenges as we work to build our shared future.


Inspired by our Credo and guided by our stakeholders.

  • Transformative

    Issues where Verizon is uniquely positioned to have an impact including privacy & data security; technology solutions to social issues; and community investment.

  • Strategic

    Issues that may represent risk or opportunity for the business like employee welfare, climate change and corporate governance.

  • Fundamental

    Issues managed as part of responsible business practices including supply chain standards; appropriate use of digital technology; and content standards & user controls.




Building accountability.

Our 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report shares the results of our corporate citizenship and sustainable business practices.


Building security.

We’re dedicated to promoting safe, secure and responsible digital citizenship, so that everyone can reap the benefits technology has to offer. 

Building abilities.

  • Helping humans do more.

    At Verizon, we have one mission: to give humans the ability to do more new and do more good in this world. We call it Humanability.

  • Giving kids a better future.

    Verizon Innovative Learning provides free technology, free internet access and a next-gen, technology-infused curriculum that changes the way teachers teach and students learn.

  • Helping to rebuild communities.

    In 2017, our employees were as resilient as our network. Their efforts helped millions impacted by hurricanes, wildfires and floods get back on their feet.


Progress made towards goals.

  • 76%
    of teachers
    said that Verizon Innovative Learning schools enhanced student engagement.
  • 46%
    in carbon intensity over our 2016 baseline
  • $75M
    to disaster recovery and community projects

Awards & recognition

  • Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies

    Barron’s included Verizon in its 2019 ranking of the top 100 most sustainable companies in the U.S.

  • 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

    Verizon was recognized thanks to our outreach program and for improving energy efficiency across our business.

  • FTSE4Good Investment Index

    Verizon is a member of this equity index series which includes companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance practices.


Uplifting kids through digital access

See how Verizon Innovative Learning is impacting the next generation of leaders through free tech, free internet access and next-gen technology-infused curriculum.