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Displaying articles for: 10-18-2009 - 10-24-2009

Come on… Get your green on!

by Employee ‎10-22-2009 03:16 PM - edited ‎10-22-2009 03:33 PM

Prius.JPGIf you've ever walked through Central Park, you know it's one of New York City's jewels. A great part of the urban oasis' magic is the number of trees that (26,000 trees in all) line the park. There's a convenient, easy and cost-effective way that helped Verizon and its customers save twice the number of trees in Central Park in 2008 alone. If I told you that you might even win a prize for doing a good deed, would you do it? Read more...

Investing in Our Community

by Employee ‎10-21-2009 10:38 AM - edited ‎05-13-2010 12:49 PM


When thinking of Verizon most people probably think of cell phones, or FiOS, or the guy with the glasses in the Verizon Wireless commercials. But what about education technology, domestic violence prevention, or Internet safety?...

Verizon. We're Greener Than You Think

by Employee ‎10-21-2009 10:36 AM - edited ‎10-21-2009 11:17 AM



As a company we believe our greatest contribution to the environment is our technology, but we remain committed to reducing our own emissions as well. We understand that a company as large as Verizon can have a significant impact...

Whether it’s a grant to a local nonprofit, a new program that’s reducing energy consumption, or an employee volunteer effort, Verizon makes a positive contribution to the communities it serves. To help share some of that good work, we’re launching the Verizon in the Community Blog. The blog will focus on two topics: Philanthropy and Green Initiatives...

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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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