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Governance
2019 2018 2017
Board diversity
Percentage of women on the Board of Directors 2019: 30% 2018: 2017:
Percentage of African-American and Hispanic individuals on the Board of Directors 2019: 40% 2018: 2017:
Environmental
2019 2018 2017
Emissions and carbon intensity
Scope 1 emissions (CO2e metric tons) 2019: 2018: 385,241 2017: 376,735
Scope 2 emissions (CO2e metric tons) 2019: 2018: 4,033,579 2017: 4,522,261
Total Scope 1 & 2 emissions (CO2e metric tons) 2019: 2018: 4,418,820 2017: 4,898,996
Scope 3 emissions1 (CO2e metric tons) 2019: 2018: 98,188 2017: 69,271
Vehicle fuels (CO2e metric tons) 2019: 2018: 241,231 2017: 237,848
Building and other fuels (CO2e metric tons) 2019: 2018: 144,011 2017: 138,887
Electricity and other indirect sources (CO2e metric tons) 2019: 2018: 4,033,579 2017: 4,522,261
Renewable energy
On-site renewable energy 2019: 20MW 2018: 20MW 2017: 20MW
Buildings and data center
LEED-certified projects 2019: 357 2018: 354 2017: 354
ENERGY STAR-certified properties 2019: 278 2018: 278 2017: 254
Fleet
Fleet fuel consumption (1,000,000 gallons) 2019: 23.5 2018: 25 2017: 23.9
E-waste
Pounds of e-waste recycled 2019: 43.3 million 2018: 2017:
Pounds of lead acid batteries recycled 2019: 5.2 million 2018: 7,421,904 2017: 7,703,466
Pounds of plastic recycled 2019: 2.3 million 2018: 2017:
Pounds of total waste recycled 2019: 84.8 million 2018: 89.5 million 2017: 76.9 million
Water
Water usage reduction from 2016 baseline 2019: 2018: 11% 2017: 8%
Carbon abatement
CO2e avoided (metric tons) 2019: 8.8 million 2018: 8.2 million 2017: 7.7 million

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Social
2019 2018 2017
Digital responsibility
Spam calls blocked 2019: 2.8 million 2018: 2017:
Human capital
Race/ethnicity
American Indian/Alaskan Native (% of total U.S. workforce) 2019: 0.4% 2018: 0.4% 2017: 0.5%
Asian (% of total U.S. workforce) 2019: 9.1% 2018: 8.6% 2017: 8.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (% of total U.S. workforce) 2019: 0.3% 2018: 0.3% 2017: 0.3%
Black/African American (% of total U.S. workforce) 2019: 19.3% 2018: 19.4% 2017: 19.0%
Hispanic/Latino (% of total U.S. workforce) 2019: 11.2% 2018: 11.0% 2017: 10.4%
Two or more races (% of total U.S. workforce) 2019: 2.4% 2018: 2.4% 2017: 2.3%
Unknown/undeclared (% of total U.S. workforce) 2019: 2.7% 2018: 2.8% 2017:
White (% of total U.S. workforce) 2019: 54.6% 2018: 55.1% 2017: 58.9%
Gender
Gender worldwide
Percentage of total workforce (male) 2019: 66.5% 2018: 65.8% 2017: 65.9%
Percentage of total workforce (female) 2019: 33.5% 2018: 34.2% 2017: 34.1%
U.S. employee profile by gender
Percentage of total workforce (male) 2019: 66.2% 2018: 65.3% 2017: 65.5%
Percentage of total workforce (female) 2019: 33.8% 2018: 34.7% 2017: 34.5%
International employee profile by gender
Percentage of total workforce (male) 2019: 69.6% 2018: 70.1% 2017: 69.8%
Percentage of total workforce (female) 2019: 30.4% 2018: 29.9% 2017: 30.2%
Senior management ethnicity and gender
Percentage of people of color in U.S. senior management (VP and above) 2019: 31.2% 2018: 30.7% 2017: 26.9%
Percentage of women in U.S. senior management (VP and above) 2019: 34.9% 2018: 31.3% 2017: 29.7%
Health & wellness
Healthcare benefits and services spend 2019: $2.6 billion 2018: $2.8 billion 2017: $2.8 billion
Veterans
Number of veteran employees 2019: 9,700+ 2018: 10,300+ 2017: 9,500+
Learning & development
Amount invested in learning and development initiatives for our employees 2019: $215.9 million 2018: $235.3 million 2017: $239.8 million
Training hours completed by V Teamers 2019: 3.5 million+ 2018: 5.0 million 2017: 5.5 million
Number of learning experiences that employees have access to 2019: 24,600+ 2018: 16.9 thousand 2017: 18.1 thousand
Average annual hours of training per team member 2019: 25+ 2018: 33.2 2017: 35.3
Verizon funding for tuition assistance 2019: $50 million+ 2018: $60.1 million 2017: $77.0 million
Number of team members that took advantage of tuition assistance 2019: 13,000+ 2018: 15,813 2017: 19,388
Safety
Occupational injuries and illness rate (per 100 employees) 2019: 1.36 2018: 1.28 2017: 1.3
Supply chain
Diverse supplier spend 2019: $5.8 billion 2018: $5.1 billion 2017: $5 billion
Community
2019 2018 2017
Digital Inclusion
Verizon Innovation Learning schools since 2014 2019: 153 2018: 101 2017: 73
Green Team
Green Team membership 2019: 33,776 2018: 27,248 2017: 24,920
Countries and territories served by Verizon and Verizon Green Team members 2019: 49 2018: 36 2017: 35
Verizon charging locations with EV charging stations 2019: 71 2018: 61 2017: 49
Number of public recycling rallies 2019: 58 2018: 53 2017: 49
Pounds of e-waste collected at recycling rallies since 2009 2019: 4 million+ 2018: 3.7 million 2017: 3.2 million
Human Prosperity
Amount donated by Verizon employees to schools and nonprofits 2019: $7.8 million 2018: $8,109,604 2017: $8,596,675
Amount donated through Verizon's Matching Gifts program 2019: $6.2 million 2018: $9,175,405 2017: $9,210,117
Volunteer hours by Verizon employees in support of nonprofits 2019: 173,700+ 2018: 202,005 2017: 181,262