Verizon earned a No. 1 ranking in the telecommunications sector in Fortune magazine’s 2012 and 2013 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies.
In 2012 and 2013, Verizon earned the No. 1 ranking in the telecommunications sector on Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. We received the top ranking in 4 out of 9 reputation categories: innovation, social responsibility, quality of management, and quality of products/services.
Verizon was named to CR magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list for 2012 for the fifth consecutive year.
The Ponemon Institute again ranked Verizon among the top 20 companies in its annual survey of the Most Trusted Companies for Privacy. Verizon has steadily improved in the top 20 rankings since 2009, placing 11th in 2012.
The Verizon Foundation and Verizon volunteers received the National Academy Foundation’s 2012 Award for Exemplary Commitment to Education for mentoring NAF students, offering career workshops, serving on advisory committees and serving as guest speakers.
For the 10th year in a row, Verizon Wireless has been recognized as one of the top workplaces for information technology professionals. Verizon Wireless placed sixth on Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2012.
Verizon is ranked No. 1 on Training magazine 2012 Training Top 125, a list of companies that have the best training and development programs for employees.
Street Law awarded Verizon with its 2012 Legal Diversity Pipeline Award for its work in engaging high school students to critically examine the civic system and encouraging them to pursue careers in the legal profession.
Verizon earned a top 10 ranking in Military Times "Best for Vets 2012" list for our long-standing support of military personnel.Verizon has been named to the G.I. Jobs Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers List for 2012, in recognition of the company's military recruiting and hiring practices.
In 2012, Military Spouse magazine ranked Verizon among the Top 20 military spouse-friendly companies for recruitment, hiring practices, retention policies and programs.
Civilian Jobs News ranked Verizon among the Top 35 Most Valuable Employers for Military.
Verizon’s commitment to helping employees’ lead healthy lives earned the company a spot on the National Business Group on Health’s 2012 list of Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles for the fourth time.
Verizon was one of eight companies honored with the Surgeon General’s gold medallion by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the White House Business Council in 2012 for our work in reducing healthcare disparities in the workplace and for supporting a diverse workforce.
Environmental | Social | Governance
In March 2013, the EPA named Verizon Wireless an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, honoring Verizon for making outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction. Verizon Wireless is the first and only wireless provider to win this award.