Intro -Responsibility Landing Page

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At its core, our business connects people with each other and the world around them. Our technology powers connections that enable people, businesses and society to do amazing, groundbreaking things. Millions of customers rely on Verizon’s services today while counting on us to deliver them the digital world of tomorrow. It’s why we’re committed to using our technology and our assets to help build a brighter future.

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Intro - Building the future

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Building the future

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Our corporate responsibility priorities are shaped by our Credo, the set of principles that defines who we are and reminds us of what our customers value. We then engage a wide variety of our stakeholders – from employees to customers to community leaders – to identify and prioritize the environmental, social and governance issues most relevant to our business and impactful to society.

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Transformative

Issues where Verizon is uniquely positioned to have an impact.

  • Privacy and data security
  • Technology solutions to social issues
  • Community investment
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Strategic

Issues that may represent risk or opportunity for the business.

  • Employee welfare
  • Climate change
  • Corporate governance
     
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Fundamental

Issues managed as part of responsible business practices.

  • Supply chain standards
  • Appropriate use of digital technology
  • Content standards & user controls
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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.

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Giving kids a brighter future

Verizon Innovative Learning delivers free technology, free access and tech-infused curricula to under-resourced schools across America.

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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.

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Building sustainability

Working to reduce our carbon intensity

Having exceeded our original reduction target four years early, we’ve set a new goal to reduce our carbon intensity 50% from our 2016 baseline by 2025.

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Helping reduce carbon emissions

Verizon’s connected solutions – from telematics to smart meters to remote patient monitoring – help our customers save energy and reduce their carbon emissions. 

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Investing in green energy at our facilities

We’ve deployed green energy – such as solar and fuel cell technology – over the past several years. We’ve set a new goal to add an additional 24MW of green energy by 2025.

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Making progress

Education
1M
students reached through Verizon Innovative Learning program
Sustainability
54%
reduction in carbon intensity over the 2009 baseline
Employees
59%
workforce diversity
Community
$75M
donated to disaster recovery and community projects
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