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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

Qualcomm Announces Small Business Accelerator Program to Help Small Businesses Transition to a Mobile-First Work Environment Using Its Connected Technologies

Qualcomm’s program supported by ecosystem partners including Best Buy Business, Microsoft, Verizon, and others
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SAN DIEGO, June 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today unveiled the Qualcomm® Small Business Accelerator Program, designed to help small businesses convert to a mobile-first work environment necessary to thrive in today’s business climate. The comprehensive program will provide small businesses with products powered by Qualcomm Technologies solutions, along with collaboration tools and technical and integration support, so they can continue to maintain operations throughout the current global pandemic and beyond.

Verizon and NCMEC Team up to Fight Child Exploitation

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Verizon donates over $1M in online advertising to help rescue missing children

Campaign begins May 25 in support of National Missing Children’s Day

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Verizon donates over $1M in online advertising to help rescue missing children

Campaign begins May 25 in support of National Missing Children’s Day

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.

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