We are supporting communities by reskilling and upskilling individuals most vulnerable in the future economy, helping people prosper through a commitment to volunteerism, and fostering an inclusive environment for both our employees and suppliers.
Preparing today’s workers for tomorrow’s jobs.
We’re focused on maximizing job creation and minimizing displacement as technology advances and disrupts today’s job market.
Verizon launched Verizon Skill Forward, an upskilling/reskilling program that will be expanded later this year; targeting 500k individuals by 2030.
target to place program graduates into paid work within 3 months after program graduation.
Advancing gender equality in technology.
MAKERS, part of the Verizon Media brand portfolio, accelerates the women’s movement through stories of real-life experiences that ignite action. While progress has been made, there’s more to do. So we're proud to share details around “Not Done: Women Remaking America,” a documentary on how women are remaking culture, policy and notions about gender—leading the way to true equality. It’s the first project supported by Future Fund, a $5 million commitment from Verizon to support new and emerging female talent across entertainment and technology.
total spend with diverse suppliers over the past 10 years.
We're moving the world forward. Together.
To reach our 2025 volunteer goal of 2.5M hours we’re implementing team building, curated events, and virtual volunteer platforms. As of March 2021, Verizon employees have volunteered over 657,000 hours to various causes.