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Verizon Brings Digital Literacy and Job Readiness Program to Latino Communities

Latinos@Work: Verizon and UnidosUS bring digital literacy and job readiness program to Latino communities
Press Release

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. /3BL Media/  – Verizon announced “Latinos @ Work,” its new partnership with UnidosUS, the nation’s largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organization, which will bring digital learning centers to underserved Latino communities in four major cities across the country. The $1 million grant includes the development of a digital literacy and job readiness toolkit that will be implemented in Chicago, New Orleans, Seattle and Lawrence MA.

Driving Diversity and Inclusion in Telecoms

By: Jo Perrin
Blog

At the recent ITW Global Leaders’ Forum (GLF) meeting in London, Verizon’s Eric Cevis called for the world’s wholesale carrier leaders to come together to solve one of the telecommunication industry’s most pressing issues – diversity and inclusion. Eric proposed that the GLF sets up a working committee to focus on improving diversity and inclusion across the board – just as it has previously done with topics such as Security and Fraud.

CR Magazine’s 2019 Responsible CEO Award Finalists Honored at 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands™ – What’s Next

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WASHINGTON, October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Corporate Responsibility Magazine honored its awardees for the 2019 Responsible CEO of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards at 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands™ – What’s Next.

Presented during the annual Responsible CEO Awards and Recognition Dinner at 3BL Forum, these awards are given to corporate executives who embody bold, innovative leadership in delivering on environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments—and this year’s finalists are no exception. 

Creating Transformative Experiences: Innovative Branded Content

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At Verizon Media, we build innovative content experiences fueled by audience passions. Our creative arm, RYOT Studio, is the first 5G-enabled branded content shop in the industry. And while we're still a couple of years away from realizing 5G’s full transformative potential, we're already able to apply it to our creative offerings through motion capture, real-time animation, collaborative Extended Reality (XR) experiences, and live-stream.

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
Press Release

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. 

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.

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