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Verizon (NYSE:VZ) 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report Reveals New Goal to Source Renewable Energy Equivalent to 50 Percent of Total Electricity Usage

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May 2, 2019 - Verizon’s 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report reveals an ambitious new goal to source renewable energy equivalent to 50 percent of its total electricity usage by 2025, a significant undertaking for a company of Verizon’s size. This is one of several goals Verizon has set to minimize its environmental footprint.  

Verizon Honored With Arbor Day Foundation’s Friend of the Forest Award

Arbor Day Foundation Award Recognizes Commitment to Using Trees in Sustainability Goals
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Verizon has been awarded the Friend of the Forest award, which recognizes a corporation and its leaders for their commitment to using trees and forests to achieve corporate sustainability goals and targets. The award will be presented on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at a tree planting event on Verizon’s corporate campus in Southlake, Texas.

Video | The Disability Collection: Zahra Chauhan

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People with disabilities make up about 20% of the population, but are featured in less than 2% of the images we see in the media. Let’s change that.

Verizon, Getty Images and the National Disability Leadership Alliance are creating The Disability Collection, a growing collection of stock images that break stereotypes and authentically portray people with disabilities in everyday life.

This is the story of  Zahra Chauhan, sister, filmmaker, and student. 

Learn more at www.thedisabilitycollection.com

Video | The Disability Collection: Ace Ratcliff

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People with disabilities make up about 20% of the population, but are featured in less than 2% of the images we see in the media. Let’s change that.

Verizon, Getty Images and the National Disability Leadership Alliance are creating The Disability Collection, a growing collection of stock images that break stereotypes and authentically portray people with disabilities in everyday life.

This is the story of Ace Ratcliff, artist, activist, and model. 

Learn more at www.thedisabilitycollection.com

Video | The Disability Collection: Munya Mahia

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People with disabilities make up about 20% of the population, but are featured in less than 2% of the images we see in the media. Let’s change that.

Verizon, Getty Images and the National Disability Leadership Alliance are creating The Disability Collection, a growing collection of stock images that break stereotypes and authentically portray people with disabilities in everyday life.

Here's the story of Munya Mahia, a political science major, basketball player, and UC Berkley graduate. 

Video | Verizon Commits to Increased Visibility for People with Disabilities

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People with disabilities make up about 20% of the population, but are featured in less than 2% of the images we see in the media. Let’s change that.

Verizon, Getty Images and the National Disability Leadership Alliance are creating The Disability Collection, a growing collection of stock images that break stereotypes and authentically portray people with disabilities in everyday life.

Verizon Ranked Among 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies by Barron's

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Verizon Communications was ranked 63rd on Barron's annual list of the 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies.

Video | Verizon is Helping Hawaii Power Smarter

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Verizon uses smart sensors on its network to collect near real-time data across Hawaii’s power grid. This allows them to zero in on the real demands for electricity and when to deliver it. To help Hawaiian Electric reach 100% renewable energy by 2045.

Learn more about Verizon's other energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives here.

Verizon Closes on U.S. Telecom Industry’s First Green Bond to Fund Environmental Initiatives

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NEW YORK, February 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) announced the close of the U.S. telecommunications industry’s first Green Bond.

Video: Verizon & NFL Super Bowl LIII: Recycling Rally at Zoo Atlanta 2019

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Verizon, the NFL, and the Atlanta Superbowl Hosting Committee teamed up for the Superbowl 53 e-waste recycling rally. 

"we're seeing everything from computers, TVs, laptops, monitors, to vacuum cleaners and anything else you can plug in," says John Dorn, project manager for Verizon Sustainability Group. "It all ties to our Sustainability Program here at Verizon where we've collected more than 3.7 million pounds of e-waste at similar events similar to this since 2009 and we're going towards our goal of 4 million pounds by 2020."

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