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Displaying articles for: 03-25-2012 - 03-31-2012

Verizon on STEM

by Employee ‎03-29-2012 11:33 AM - edited ‎03-29-2012 11:53 AM

stem_education133x200.jpgWe often say that we work to build long-term value for both Verizon and for society. Nowhere is this more evident than in our support for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education and our emphasis on helping underserved schools integrate technology into classrooms.



It's "Lights Out" for Nearly 600 Verizon Buildings to Promote Earth Hour

by Employee ‎03-28-2012 02:42 PM - edited ‎03-28-2012 02:48 PM

earthhour2012.jpgAs a company committed to energy conservation, we know that every watt conserved is an important step in the right direction. In that spirit, I'm happy to tell you that our participation in Earth Hour will be our largest to date, spanning 17 countries and more than 2,100 employees who have volunteered to participate at home.



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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.

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

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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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