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Displaying articles for: 06-12-2011 - 06-18-2011

Posts from Across Verizon – Meet Frank Jackson

by Employee Emeritus ‎06-17-2011 03:15 PM - edited ‎06-17-2011 03:23 PM

 

Frank Jackson in HaitiMy posts this week have been about a few of the men and women from Verizon who exemplify the passion and energy of our nearly 200,000 employees. It is exactly that enthusiasm that drove our employees to donate more than 733,000 hours of volunteer time in 2010.

 

Today, meet Frank Jackson.

 

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Posts from Across Verizon – Meet Randy McGarvey

by Employee Emeritus ‎06-15-2011 04:24 PM - edited ‎06-15-2011 04:24 PM

 

Randy McGarveyMy post today is about a Verizon employee who exemplifies the passion and energy of our nearly 200,000 employees. His is the type of enthusiasm that drove our employees to donate more than 733,000 hours of volunteer time in 2010.

 

While it’s not possible to introduce you to all our volunteers, I’d like to introduce you to three who are highlighted in this year’s Corporate Responsibility report.

 

Today, meet Randy McGarvey.

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School is out. Talk to your kids about online safety.

by Employee Emeritus ‎06-14-2011 03:24 PM - edited ‎06-14-2011 03:24 PM

Jack McArtney

Our guest blogger, once again, is Jack McArtney.  Jack manages issues surrounding online safety for Verizon.  He has played a key role in the introduction of Verizon Safeguards and numerous parental control products and services for Verizon Wireless customers.

 

Today’s message focuses on summer vacation and how to help kids stay responsible online.

 

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Posts from Across Verizon - Meet Dalia Santiago

by Employee Emeritus ‎06-14-2011 10:36 AM - edited ‎06-14-2011 10:36 AM

Dalia SantiagoMy posts this week are going to be about a few of the men and women from Verizon who exemplify the passion and energy of our nearly 200,000 employees. It is exactly that enthusiasm that drove our employees to donate more than 733,000 hours of volunteer time in 2010.

 

Today, meet Dalia Santiago.

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Staying Cool with Less Energy

by Employee ‎06-13-2011 11:18 AM - edited ‎06-13-2011 12:32 PM

James GowenWhen it comes to sustainability, one of Verizon’s challenges is going green while growing our business. Take the cloud, for example – one of the biggest developments in the telecommunications world today. On the business side, service providers such as Verizon are delivering “everything as a service” to its business customers. On the consumer side, customers are storing their digital media – from music to videos to high-def movies – in “the cloud”, so they can access it anywhere on any device.

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Making a Difference for Our Customers & Communities
The Responsibility Blog — Learn how Verizon is using communications technology to connect people to the larger resources of the community—education, health care, accessibility and safety—in ways that make lives better. Visit the Verizon Communications Corporate Responsibility Report. We hope you will share your views with us.

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About the Authors

Rose Kirk

V.P. of Global Corporate Citizenship and President of the Verizon Foundation

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Rose leads Verizon's global corporate responsibility initiatives and philanthropic strategy, which focuses on applying Verizon's technology to improve education, healthcare and energy management.

James Gowen

Chief Sustainability Officer/
V.P. of Services Operations

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James oversees Verizon’s supply chain, vehicle fleet, investment recovery, purchasing and materials management and sustainability initiatives.



Jack McArtney

Director of Corporate and Community Responsibility

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Jack promotes digital wellness and online safety. He works with parents, educators, service providers, application developers and industry leaders to foster responsible use of Verizon's mobile and broadband networks.

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