Comcast has long believed in the power of partnerships to increase digital access and support job training initiatives, and the last year and a half has made those resources more necessary than ever. One long-standing partner, Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC), helps residents gain digital literacy skills that will be essential to thrive in a post-pandemic economy.
At Comcast NBCUniversal, we believe that everyone should have the opportunities and resources to reach their greatest potential. The events of this past year inspired us to accelerate our efforts and double down on our commitment to create a better, more equitable world.
Comcast NBCUniversal is committed to creating a more equitable, just, and inclusive company for our employees, customers, and communities, and Pride Month provides a special opportunity to recognize the remarkable contributions of the LGBTQ community to our company and country.
NEW YORK AND PHILADELPHIA, June 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Inclusiv and Comcast Corporation today announced that Comcast has committed to invest $10 million specifically aimed at building equity in credit unions led by and/or serving people of color through Inclusiv’s Racial Equity and Resilience Investment Fund.
At Comcast NBCUniversal, we know that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is a more innovative and successful one. Across our workforce, products, content, we embrace diversity of background, perspective, culture, and experience, and together with our partners, we have been working to fight injustice and inequity for decades. We are excited to share our 2021 Impact Report, which highlights our company’s efforts to build a more equitable and connected society.
You may remember it – loading onto a bus and heading to the nation’s capital to get a firsthand glimpse of historic monuments, museums, and yes, the pillars of American government: The White House, The U.S. Capitol Building, and The U.S. Supreme Court.
Among many of the experiences and learning opportunities made impossible over the past year by the COVID-19 pandemic were these annual class field trips to Washington, D.C. made by students from across the country.
Lift Zones Will Provide Safe Spaces with Free Internet to Help Hundreds of Low-Income Students Participate in Distance Learning
WHEELING, W.Va., June 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of its ongoing commitment to help connect low-income families to the Internet so they can fully participate in educational opportunities and the digital economy, Comcast today announced plans to equip the North Wheeling Community Center and the Salvation Army in Bellaire, Ohio with WiFi-connected “Lift Zones” this month. The robust WiFi coverage Comcast will provide at these centers is expected to help hundreds of low-income students get online, participate in distance learning and do their homework.
The films that comprise the Jurassic World franchise, one of the biggest in the history of cinema, share a common theme: protecting the planet and wildlife. So it made perfect sense for the cast and the crew of Jurassic World: Dominion, from Amblin Entertainment and Universal Pictures, to enthusiastically embrace our NBCUniversal Sustainable Production Program.
Looking back on a year that exposed long-standing inequities in our society, the Black Lives Matter movement and too many injustices continue to show us that there is much work to be done to create real and lasting change. It has been heartbreaking to witness these painful events unfold, including the murder of George Floyd.
While last summer was a pivotal moment, equity and inclusion have been deeply rooted values since our founding. And they remain defining truths of who we are and what we do.
We believe in protecting the environment where our customers and employees live and work so we have a sustainable planet now and in the future. That is why we have made the commitment to be carbon neutral by 2035 for Scope 1 and 2 emissions across our entire global operations.
To meet our goals, we are focused on:
Sourcing renewable and clean energy
We will shift to more zero carbon, renewable electricity by partnering with local utilities and investing in new renewable energy through power purchase agreements and securing renewable energy credits.