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Yara Shahidi, Andrew Yang, Karamo Brown, CEOs and Nonprofit Leaders Convene for Citizen Verizon Assembly

Join world-renowned leaders for an urgent discussion on driving impact around inclusivity, education and the workforce of the future at 5pm EST on July 28 on Yahoo Finance
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On July 28, Verizon is bringing together business leaders, activists and thought leaders for the inaugural Citizen Verizon Assembly: Charging Social Change Forward. The hour-long virtual event will focus on the importance of corporate responsibility to address the most pressing global economic, environmental and social issues, spotlighting Verizon’s new commitments through keynotes and panels with leaders from around the globe.

Verizon Announces New Responsible Business Plan: Citizen Verizon

Verizon is launching its responsible business plan, Citizen Verizon
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What you need to know:

  • Verizon is launching its responsible business plan, Citizen Verizon, which will drive business initiatives across the company to create impact and move the world forward though action
  • To deliver impact on key pillars of Digital Inclusion, Climate Protection and Human Prosperity, Verizon pledges the following actions:
  • Provide 10 million youths with the digital skills training necessary to thrive in a modern economy and provide 1 million small businesses with resources to help them thrive in the digital economy by 2030
    • Become carbon neutral in its operations by 2035 by reducing emissions, investing in renewable energy and purchasing carbon offsets
    • Prepare 500,000 individuals for jobs of the future by 2030 by enabling opportunities through skills training

Virtual Citizen Verizon Assembly will take place on July 28, bringing together thought leaders, activists, celebrities and business leaders to address how we accelerate social change at a time when it’s never been more urgent.

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What you need to know:

  • Verizon is launching its responsible business plan, Citizen Verizon, which will drive business initiatives across the company to create impact and move the world forward though action
  • To deliver impact on key pillars of Digital Inclusion, Climate Protection and Human Prosperity, Verizon pledges the following actions:
  • Provide 10 million youths with the digital skills training necessary to thrive in a modern economy and provide 1 million small businesses with resources to help them thrive in the digital economy by 2030
    • Become carbon neutral in its operations by 2035 by reducing emissions, investing in renewable energy and purchasing carbon offsets
    • Prepare 500,000 individuals for jobs of the future by 2030 by enabling opportunities through skills training

Virtual Citizen Verizon Assembly will take place on July 28, bringing together thought leaders, activists, celebrities and business leaders to address how we accelerate social change at a time when it’s never been more urgent.

Verizon Joins Amazon and Global Optimism in Signing The Climate Pledge

By: Bernadette Brijlall
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  • Commits to meeting the Paris Agreement 10 years early
  • Verizon has committed to become carbon neutral by 2035

Verizon Donates $1 Million to New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund

Verizon’s total COVID-19 crisis commitment now stands at over $55 million in contributions and donations to nonprofits around the globe.
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NEW YORK, May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Verizon today announced a $1 million donation to the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF) to support their mission to organize and coordinate resources for New Jersey’s most vulnerable communities. One hundred percent of donations received online by NJPRF will be used to fight the medical, social and economic impact of COVID-19 on New Jersey’s most vulnerable, supporting organizations that provide essential services and aid to those on the front lines of the pandemic.

Verizon Donates $2.5 Million to International COVID-19 Relief Efforts

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Verizon has today announced a $2.5 million grant to be shared across a group of international countries and charities offering healthcare support and food relief. Each charity will receive a portion of the funds to bolster their ongoing humanitarian activities.

4/17 Update: Verizon is Prepared to Serve Customers During COVID-19 Crisis

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  • Verizon is donating $3 million to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO) as part of a partnership with Global Citizens One World: Together At Home
     
  • Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, Verizon has committed $48 million in contributions and donations to nonprofits directed at serving students, healthcare workers, first responders, and small businesses.

Verizon Media Donates $10M in Advertising to Mental Health, COVID-19 Awareness

By: Allison Butler
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April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Verizon Media today announced a donation of $10 million in advertising inventory to support mental and public health response efforts to address the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The inventory will be used to raise awareness and mobilize resources, deepening Verizon Media’s longstanding commitment to supporting the health of the global community at large. Verizon Media will also provide campaign support including creative services and management.

The New York Times Company and Verizon Offer 14M Students Free Access to NYTimes.com

By: Emily Vicker
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NEW YORK, April 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The New York Times Company and Verizon today joined forces to offer all students and teachers in high schools within the U.S. free digital access to NYTimes.com. With students across the country impacted by school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, this partnership will help to keep them educated, informed and connected.

In a letter to readers, Times Company C.E.O. Mark Thompson and Verizon C.E.O. Hans Vestberg wrote:

04/02 Update: The Biggest Names in Entertainment Are Helping the Smallest Names in Business

By: Kevin King and Katie Magnotta
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Verizon PayItForward LIVE connects big names to small businesses, offering streaming entertainment to those at home and financial support to those small businesses in need. Every Tuesday and Thursday, tune-in to Verizon PayitForwardLIVE on Verizon’s Twitter, Yahoo or Twitch pages to view that night’s performance.

The Biggest Names in Entertainment Are Helping the Smallest Names in Business

By: Katie Magnotta and Emily Vicker
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Verizon kicks off Pay It Forward Live entertainment series to support small businesses through the COVID-19 crisis with performance by Dave Matthews on Thursday, March 26

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Verizon kicks off Pay It Forward Live entertainment series to support small businesses through the COVID-19 crisis with performance by Dave Matthews on Thursday, March 26

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