Our technology investment serves as an engine for economic growth. We do business with diverse suppliers and we support employee involvement in our communities through volunteerism and grants.
Over the years, Verizon employees have volunteered significant amounts of time and service to help their neighbors. With support from the Verizon Foundation, our employees have:
Since 2000, Verizon has provided more than $65 million in grants to domestic violence prevention organizations and shelters.
Finding new ways to make our communities stronger is a Verizon hallmark. That impulse is at the heart of the Verizon Pro Bono Program.
We continue investing in mobile and broadband technologies that are remaking society and creating opportunities for individual and community growth. 2012 highlights:
Our spending with diverse suppliers increased 38 percent to $5.26 billion in 2012. Total spending with diverse suppliers in the past five years: $20 billion. Additional support includes: