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Verizon Communications Inc.

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Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network.

Ticker: VZ ISIN: US92343V1044
Address: 140 W St , USA , New York , NY , 10007 Website: Verizon Communications Inc.
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Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

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Verizon Communications Inc. 58 50 62 62 55
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Verizon Communications Inc. 65% 26% 70% 63% 57%
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
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All company average 57 58 57 50 55 51
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Verizon Communications Inc. 24% 64% 13% 81% 65% 62%
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Energy & Climate Change Environment Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
Verizon Communications Inc. 72% 67% 48% 55% 54% 65%
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.1358 316.6056 NA
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BSI 50 73.9001 88.4717 NA
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Enterprise Value 2013 0 218469.3357 435750.9811
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Brand Value 2014 10 30728.7358 87304 A brand strength is assessed by using our Brand Strength Index framework. This benchmarks the strength, risk and future potential of a brand relative to its competitors by assessing input measures, brand equity measures, and output performance across four
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0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government, and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA No NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Verizon proactively monitors for any potential regulations and we do not feel they pose any significant risk to our business in the foreseeable future. We are proactively working to ensure we operate our businesses efficiently and are providing our custo NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA We do not currently consider our company to be exposed to significant physical risks due to climate change. However, if in the future changes in weather patterns resulting in severe weather conditions, such as flooding, high winds, hurricanes or tornados, NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA We do not currently consider our company to be exposed to significant physical risks due to climate change. However, if in the future changes in weather patterns result in severe weather conditions, such as flooding, high winds, hurricanes or tornados, se NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA The GeSI SMART2020 report enumerates four principle areas where Verizon’s wireless, broadband and IP technology can promote energy efficiency and assist customers in reducing their carbon footprints: A smart electrical grid built on better information NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA No NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA 1. Potential financial implications: Sustainability is smart business for Verizon, with the potential for increased revenue due to increased demands for machine to machine communications and efficiency efforts. Verizon’s 2011 annual revenue was $110.9 bil NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA 1. Potential financial implications:Sustainability is smart business for Verizon. We see a growing market for smart technologies that enable better energy management of homes, cars, office buildings and utility grids. Verizon’s 2011 annual revenue was $11 NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA Don't know NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 NA 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA No NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Verizon is focused on providing sustainable products and services for our customers: In 2010, we launched two energy efficient set-top boxes for our FiOS video services. These new boxes are at least 30% more energy efficient than previous models, and ha NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 4 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Employee engagement, Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Dedicated budget for other emission reduction activities, Partnering with governments on technology development NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA NA NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA NA NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA Individual Board Member Corporate Governance and Policy Committee of the Verizon Board of Directors. The Corporate Governance and Policy Committee is chaired by Sandra O. Moose and its members are Richard L.Carrión, Donald T. Nicolaisen, Hugh B. Price, R NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Decreased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA General Decrease NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Decrease: Emissions reduction activities NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: , Increase: 10 , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 66 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E B A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA (i) Engagement Process: a. Method of engagement – Verizon is an active member of several organizations, most notably the Global eSustainability Initiative (GeSI) and the Digital Energy & Sustainability Solutions Campaign (DESSC). Also during 2011 Verizo NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No Yes Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 1488 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/75/20175/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/05_near-future-of-retail.pdf NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 5 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA GeSI ICT Enablement Methodology - http://gesi.org/ReportsPublications/AssessmentMethodology/tabid/193/Default.aspx UTC Study sponsored by Verizon - http://www.utc.org/utc/utilities-need-improved-communications-networks-improve-energy-independence-and-sust NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA No NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA Verizon assesses its most significant business risks annually for review with the Verizon Audit Committee. The annual review is supplemented by periodic update reviews during the course of each year, as well as by processes that identify new risks that s NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Verizon's business strategy includes implementing measures to minimize the impact of the company's operations on the environment and developing broadband and wireless services that enable our customers to minimize their environmental footprint. How the b NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA To learn more about Verizon’s energy-efficient solutions, please visit:1. VZ Business products/solutions Web site for improving energy efficiency for businesses: http://www.verizonbusiness.com/us/solutions/green/2. VZ Business products/solutions Web site NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA As part of our long-term business strategy, Verizon is using innovative technology to become a more sustainable company and create a greener society. We are taking these steps on our own. By reinventing our networks around mobility, broadband and global NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/75/20175/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/7.EmissionsMethodology/Verizon_CDP_EmissionsFactors_053012 Final.xlsx NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA USD($) NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA For 2011, Verizon issued our first combined Annual and Corporate Responsibility Report, in which we outlined our strategy for delivering long-term shareholder value by addressing social issues such as health care and energy. We also announced our goal of NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA NA NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 NA 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 NA 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions Third party verification or assurance underway but not yet complete - first year it has taken place Proportion of Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.7a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.7b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements/Type of verification or assurance/Relevant standard/Attach the document 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Limited assurance/Other: AICPA AT101/https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/75/20175/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/Investor-8.7b-C3-RelevantStatement/Scope of work for Verizon Communications, Inc.- GHG Assurance_May9_
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from biologically sequestered carbon relevant to your organization? No
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2 NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 NA 13638000
9.1. Do you have Scope 1 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
9.1a Reporting Period From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 1 metric tonnes CO2e 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/United States of America/512897.77
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division; By facility; By GHG type NA
9.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Verizon Wireline/451096.9
9.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2c Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by GHG type: GHG type/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/CO2/512087.57
9.2d Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2e Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
0.3. Country list configuration Gibralter
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. USD($)
0.4. Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. USD($)
0.5. Please select if you wish to complete a shorter information request. No
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA The Individual Board Member Corporate Governance and Policy Committee of the Verizon Board of Directors is responsible. The Corporate Governance and Policy Committee is chaired by Sandra O. Moose and its members are Richard L.Carrión, Donald T. Nicolaisen NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? Other: Environment/sustainability managers/Monetary reward/Performance Appraisal and Remuneration: Each year, executives set forth their measurable objectives for that year in a “performance agreement. One of these set for the CSO organization is the Carb
10.1. Do you have Scope 2 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
10.1a Reporting Period: From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 2 metric tonnes CO2e/Purchased and consumed electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh)/Purchased and consumed low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Australia/7233.99//
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division; By facility NA
10.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Wireline/3004486.97
10.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/North American Facilities/5217695.11
10.2c Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2d Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
11.2. Please state how much fuel, electricity, heat, steam, and cooling in MWh your organization has purchased and consumed during the reporting year: Energy type/MWh Fuel/2194542.97;Electricity/10342955.33;Heat/0;Steam/242632.74;Cooling/4551.92
11.3. Please complete the table by breaking down the total "Fuel" figure entered above by fuel type: Fuels/MWh Biodiesels/4605.91
11.4. Please provide details of the electricity, heat, steam or cooling amounts that were accounted at a low carbon emission factor: Basis for applying a low carbon emission factor/MWh associated with low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling No purchases or generation of low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling/
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NA
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
12.1a. Reason: Emissions value (percentage) Emissions reduction activities: 2.02/Change in output: 2.06/
12.2. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per revenue: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 5.05E-05/metric tonnes CO2e/2.63/Decrease/Demand for data continues to increase at the same time we have been able to gain efficiencies within our network to support this data growth. Through the end of 2012 our energy-efficiency measures have enabled us
12.3. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per FTE: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 31.885/metric tonnes CO2e/7.52/Increase/Demand for data continues to increase at the same time we have been able to gain efficiencies within our network to support this data growth. This is driven by a reduction in our total employee headcount world-wide
12.4. Please provide an additional intensity (normalized) metric that is appropriate to your business operations: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 0.0571806/metric tonnes CO2e/11.9/Decrease/Demand for data continues to increase at the same time we have been able to gain efficiencies within our network to support this data growth. Through the end of 2012 our energy-efficiency measures have enabled us
13.1. Do you participate in any emissions trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next 2 years
13.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
13.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No
14. Attachments NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next 2 years Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes
14.2. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 3 emissions Third party verification or assurance underway but not yet complete - first year it has taken place
14.2a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 3 emissions that are verified/assured More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
14.3. Are you able to compare your Scope 3 emissions for the reporting year with those for the previous year for any sources? No, this is our first year of estimation
14.4. Do you engage with any of the elements of your value chain on GHG emissions and climate change strategies? (Tick all that apply) Yes, our suppliers; Yes, our customers
14.4a. Please give details of methods of engagement, your strategy for prioritizing engagements and measures of success Verizon has a number of engagement strategies; these are evaluated on several elements that include cost, environmental benefits and community benefits. Several examples include: Hosting e-waste recycling rallies – we have partnered with one of our suppl
14.4d. Please explain why not and any plans you have to develop an engagement strategy in the future NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA We are a board member of the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI). GeSI’s mission is to build a sustainable world through the responsible use of Information Communication Technology (ICT)-enabled solutions that promote energy efficiency and the trans NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details Verizon assesses its most significant business risks annually for review with the Verizon Audit Committee. The annual review is supplemented by periodic update reviews during the course of each year, as well as by processes that identify new risks that s
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA Verizon assesses its most significant business risks annually for review with the Verizon Audit Committee. The annual review is supplemented by periodic update reviews during the course of each year, as well as by processes that identify new risks that s NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes Verizon's business strategy includes implementing measures to minimize the impact of the company's operations on the environment and developing broadband and wireless services that enable our customers to minimize their environmental footprint. i. How the
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Verizon's business strategy includes implementing measures to minimize the impact of the company's operations on the environment and developing broadband and wireless services that enable our customers to minimize their environmental footprint. i. How the NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes
2.3a. On what issues have you been engaging directly?: Focus of legislation/Corporate Position/Details of engagement/Proposed solution NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA NA NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? Yes
2.3c. Please enter the details of those trade associations that are likely to take a position on climate change legislation/Trade association Global eSustainability Initiative (GeSI)/Consistent/GeSI’s mission is to build a sustainable world through the responsible use of Information Communication Technology (ICT)-enabled transformation./Yes - we are a board member and support GeSI's position th
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? NA
2.3e. Do you fund any research organizations to produce public work on climate change? NA
2.3f. Please describe the work and how it aligns with your own strategy on climate change NA
2.3g. Please provide details of the other engagement activities that you undertake NA
2.3h. What processes do you have in place to ensure that all of your direct and indirect activities that influence policy are consistent with your overall climate change strategy? Our main policy goal is to highlight the linkage between information communications technology (ICT) and energy efficiency. External research like the GeSI SMARTer2020 report demonstrates that intelligent use of ICT in the building, energy, transportation
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers NA
3. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/75/20175/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/3.TargetsandInitiatives/Verizon NetworkFleet.pdf NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets
3.1a. Absolute target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Base year/Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/Target year/Comment No Response
3.1b. Intensity target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Metric/Base year/Normalized base year emissions/Target year/Comment VZ01/Scope 1+2/100/50/Other: Metric tons CO2e per terabyte of data/2009/6197545/2020/Verizon is targeting a 50% improvement in our carbon intensity from our 2009 baseline; we have currently achieved 37% improvement and are on target to achieve the 2020 go
3.1c. What change in absolute emissions this intensity target reflects/ID/Direction of change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions at target completion?/% change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions VZ01/Decrease/5///As demand for data continues to grow, so do the energy demands upon our network, while we are continuing to drive energy and carbon efficiencies throughout our organization, we expect our ability to reduce our absolute carbon emissions t
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment VZ01/36/37.48/On target to achieve our 2020 objective
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Verizon’s technology is making the energy ecosystem smarter—from cars and homes to appliances and trash bins. For example: Telematics: emissions avoided through reducing miles driven and improved vehicle efficiencies. Verizon has moved into the fast lane NA
3.3. Did you have emissions reduction initiatives that were active within the reporting year (this can include those in the planning and/or implementation phases) No Yes Yes
3.3a. Please identify the total number of projects at each stage of development, and for those in theimplementation stages, the estimated CO2e savings/Stage of development/3.3a. Number of projects/Total estimated annual CO2e savings in metric tonnes CO2e Under investigation/15/12000
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 3 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Employee engagement, Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Partnering with governments on technology development NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment Employee engagement/We have multiple efforts in place to encourage behavior changes, for example; Energy Champion Program – designed to engage and encourage employees to make energy saving choices, we hold ‘Green Bag’ sessions to educate employees, we hav
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4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information For the past two years we have reported the progress we have made in reducing our environmental footprint and in helping our customers do the same in our Annual Report and CR Supplement. Our 2012 report is attached. Of particular interest is that fact tha
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 2 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/75/20175/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/5.ClimateChangeRisks/Verizon CR Supplement 2012 03 18 13.pdf NA
5. Further Information NA To learn more about how we are managing our environmental impact, please reference attached Verizon CR Supplement 2012 031813.pdf. For more information on our 2012 earnings and impacts please see: http://www22.verizon.com/investor/news_verizon_reports_s NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1a. Please describe your risks driven by changes in regulation /ID/Risk driver/ Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact VZRe1/Fuel/energy taxes and regulations/Increased fuel or energy taxes could make it more expensive to purchase energy to power our networks, data centers and our 35,000 plus vehicle fleet/Increased operational cost/1-5 years/Direct/Likely/Medium-high
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk and (iii) the costs associated with these actions These efforts apply to all the regulatory risks we stated above (VZRe1, VZRe2, VZRe3, and VZRe4). i. Potential financial implicationsRegulation has the potential to increase our cost of operations, these are difficult to quantify, but depending on the re
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1c. Please describe your risks that are driven by change in physical climate parameters/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact VZR1/Change in mean (average) temperature/Changes in mean temperature (either hotter or cooler) can cause HVAC infrastructure to be run more frequently and in turn present an additional burden to local power and water resources./Increased operational cost
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The following details pertain to all the Risks driven by climate changes noted in question 5.1c (VZR1, VZR2, VZR3a, VZR3b, VZR4a, VZR4b, VZR5a, VZR5b, VZR6a, VZR6b, VZR7a, VZR7b, VZR8a, VZR8b, VZR9a, and VZR9b). i. Financial Implications: Superstorm Sand NA
5.1e. Please describe your risks that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact /Change in mean (average) temperature/faster growth of vegetation/Increased operational cost/Current/Direct/Virtually certain/Medium
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA The following relates to risk VZR10: i. Financial Implications: Superstorm Sandy provides a recent reminder of the potential impact of extreme weather on the U.S. economy and Verizon’s networks. While no one knows if storms like Sandy are an aberration or NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/75/20175/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/6.ClimateChangeOpportunities/Verizon Annual Report 2012.pdf NA
6. Further Information NA As part of our long-term business strategy, Verizon is using innovative technology to become a more sustainable company and create a greener society. We are taking these steps on our own. By reinventing our networks around mobility, broadband and global NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1a. Please describe your opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation/ID/Opportunity driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact VZO1/Other regulatory drivers/Any regulations or incentives that encourage businesses and individuals to become more energy efficient will generate increased demand for our products and services./New products/business services/1-5 years/Direct/More likely
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions i. Potential financial implications: Helping our customers become more energy efficient is a significant business opportunity for Verizon. In December 2012, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), an advocacy group to which Verizon belongs, release
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions I. Potential financial implications: Helping our customers become more energy efficient is a significant business opportunity for Verizon. In December 2012, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), an advocacy group to which Verizon belongs, releas
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA i. Potential financial implications:We see a growing market for smart technologies that enable better energy management of homes, cars, office buildings and utility grids. Verizon’s 2012 annual revenue was $115.8 billion an increase of $4.9 billion over 2 NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/75/20175/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/7.EmissionsMethodology/Verizon_CDP_EmissionsFactors_050713 Final.xlsx NA
7. Further Information NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2)/7.1. Base year From Date:/To Date:/ Scope 1 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/N39Scope 2 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 2009-01-01/2009-12-31/676236/5521309
7.2. Please give the name of the standard, protocol or methodology you have used to collect activity data and calculate Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions NA The Greenhouse Gas Protocol: A Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard (Revised Edition)/US EPA Climate Leaders: Direct Emissions from Stationary Combustion/US EPA Climate Leaders: Indirect Emissions from Purchases/Sales of Electricity and Steam NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/Other: IPCC Second Assessment Report (SAR)
7.4. Please give the emissions factors you have applied and their origin; alternatively, please attach an Excel spreadsheet with this data Fuel/Material/Energy/Emission Factor/Unit/Reference ///Please see the attached file.
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Operational control NA Boundary used for Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory during 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 512899.04
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.4a Reporting Period From/To/Source/Scope/Explain why the source is excluded 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Non-US Vehicle Fuels/Scope 1/Unable to obtain at this time, we estimate the potential impact to be nominal and to be less than .5% of our entire carbon footprint
8.5 Reporting Period From/To/Please estimate the uncertainty of the total gross global Scope 1 and 2 emissions figures that you have supplied and specify the sources of uncertainty in your data gathering, handling and calculations/Scope 1 emissions No Response
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions Third party verification or assurance underway but not yet complete - first year it has taken place Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.6a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.6b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements: Type of verification or assurance/Attach the document 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Limited assurance/Other: AICPA AT101/https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/75/20175/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/Investor-8.6b-C3-RelevantStatement/Scope of work for Verizon Communications, Inc.- GHG Assurance_May9_
2013 Performance Band E B A NA
2013 Score 0 84 100 NA
0. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/75/20175/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/Introduction/Verizon CR Supplement 2012 03 18 13.pdf NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA NA NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2012-01-01
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2014 Score 100 94 1 2014 Score
CDLI leader No No Yes The Climate Disclosure Leadership Index: A Company must: (1)   Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Achieve a score within the top 10% of the total regional sample population
Comment NA Comment
CPLI leader No No Yes The Climate Performance Leadership Inde: A company must: (1)Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Attain a performance score greater than (3) Disclose gross global Scope 1 and Scope 2 figures (4) Score maximum performanc
Scope 1 emissions 438414 All greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are directly from sources that are owned or controlled by the reporting entity.
Scope 2 emissions 5047406 All indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the consumption of purchased electricity, heat or steam. Indirect GHG emissions are a consequence of the activities of the reporting entity, but occur at sources owned or controlled by another entity.
Target(s) reported int Absolute/Intensive
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Verification/ assurance 123 Audit and verification by a competent and independent organization that uses a standardized set of terms and methods.
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2014 CEI Rating 100 NA
Firm-wide Organizational Competency Programs (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Fortune 1000 850 15 1 NA
Has Employer-Supported Employee Resource Group OR Firm-Wide Diversity Council (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Has Parity Across Other “Soft” Benefits for Partners (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Headquarters Location New York, NY NA
Offers Partner Health/Medical Insurance (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Offers Transgender-Inclusive Health Insurance Coverage (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Positively Engages the External LGBT Community (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity or Expression (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Responsible Citizenship Employers will have 25 points deducted from their score for a large-scale official or public anti-LGBT blemish on their recent records (-25 points) NA Yes NA
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Categories Energy Efficiency (products) NA
Filer New York City Office of the Comptroller NA
Rating withdrawn Withdrawn; Company will address filed NA
Sector Communications NA
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Rank by Context-Based Score (1 to 100) 100 43 1 Climate counts rank
Sustainable N Y Y If a company has a score of less than or equal to one (?1), it is considered “sustainable”, whereas a company with a score greater than one (>1) is considered “unsustainable”
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Disclosure (Percent of Max 23 points) 0 35 100 NA
Grand Total (Percent of Max 69 points) 0 52 100 NA
Policies (Percent of Max 18 points) 0 67 100 NA
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Percent Minorities 0.08 0.43 0.59 DIVERSITY: Percentage of women and minorities in staff and managerial positions; employee perceptions that management treats everyone fairly regardless of race or gender.
Percent Minority Managers 0.02 0.35 0.58 DIVERSITY: Percentage of women and minorities in staff and managerial positions; employee perceptions that management treats everyone fairly regardless of race or gender.
Percent Minority Staff 0.08 0.44 0.63 DIVERSITY: Percentage of women and minorities in staff and managerial positions; employee perceptions that management treats everyone fairly regardless of race or gender.
Percent Promoted 0.03 0.07 0.24 CAREER DEVELOPMENT: Mentoring programs; tuition reimbursement for college classes and technical certifications; promotions within IT; employee satisfaction with tuition reimbursement, opportunities for career growth and management's involvement in career
Percent Turnover 0.01 0.07 0.21 RETENTION: Frequency of employee satisfaction surveys; turnover rate; promotions; morale; employee satisfaction with flexible hours, sabbaticals, and job-sharing and telecommuting programs.
Percent Women 0.16 0.3 0.46 DIVERSITY: Percentage of women and minorities in staff and managerial positions; employee perceptions that management treats everyone fairly regardless of race or gender.
Percent Women Managers 0.14 0.27 0.56 DIVERSITY: Percentage of women and minorities in staff and managerial positions; employee perceptions that management treats everyone fairly regardless of race or gender.
Training Budget 300 664 7700 TRAINING: Number of training days; number of training programs; employee satisfaction with training and access to training; reimbursement for certification training; satisfaction with continuing education programs.
Training Days 2 12 18 TRAINING: Number of training days; number of training programs; employee satisfaction with training and access to training; reimbursement for certification training; satisfaction with continuing education programs.
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Reported Scope 3 Total (tCO2e) 670000000 - 0 Indicated the total reported Scope 3 (all other indirect emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. Where no Scope 3 emissions are reported, this is recorded as "No Data"
Scope 1+2 Intensity 11162.43 50.89 0.3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions and dividing by its turnover.
Global 800 Carbon Rank 800 167 1 Carbon Ranking of 800 international companies. Ranking is determined by EIO Methodology. See Source Info sheet for comments on it
No. of Scope 3 Categories Reported 1 - 15 This column indicates the number of Scope 3 Categories reported. Once placed into one of the four Disclosure Categories, companies are ranked by the number of Scope 3 categories disclosed.
Reported Scope 1+2 Total (tCO2e) 282000000 5642686 843 The total reported Scope 1 (all direct emissions) and Scope 2 (indirect electricity emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol
Accepted or Inferred Scope 3 Intensity 8547.13 71.44 64.51 Unless the company reports all 15 Scope 3 categories as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard, an inferred figure based on the highest reported intensity for that sector, across the Global ET Universe, is shown
Category No Public Data Green Public, Complete, and Verified data Companies are placed into one of four data or 'disclosure' categories: 1) Public, Complete, and Verified data; 2) Public, Complete, and Unverified data; 3) Public, Incomplete, Verified or Unverified data; 4) No Public Data
Combined Scope 1+2+3 Intensity 12161.68 86.61 34.24 Combined Scope 1+2_3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions at 100% (disclosed or inferred) + 50% of Scope 3 emissions (disclosed or inferred).
Market Value ($Million) 1667.87 123493 358143.1 A company's market value, or market capitalism (number of shares times x share price). This value was taken on 23.08.2011
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 473 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 58 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 1739 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 3.1 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Executive Diversity 0 0.06 0.41 Percentage of officers and directors that are female.
Percentage of Profit 0 0 1.086 Percentage of profit donated.
Rank 500 49 1 NA
Toxicity produced 773771631 4208 0 In pounds.
Toxicity released 113515588 2285 0 In pounds.
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Guidelines NA Non - GRI NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No No Yes GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2013 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Northern America NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA  http://responsibility.verizon.com/reports NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://responsibility.verizon.com/assets/docs/2012-verizon-corporate-responsibility-supplement.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA Verizon 2012 Corporate Responsibility Supplement NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Telecommunications NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA NA NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA Large NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Guidelines NA Non - GRI NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2014 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Northern America NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA http://responsibility.verizon.com/reports NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://responsibility.verizon.com/assets/docs/cr-report-supplement-2013.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Telecommunications NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA NA NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA Large NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Disclosure 0 57.9 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen
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Envtl. Mgmt. 21.3 64.9 91.9 Based on an analysis of companies tracked in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform, the Environmental Management Score is an assessment of how a company manages its environmental performance through policies, programs, targets, certifications, and the like. To
Envtl. Impact 0 71 89 Based on data compiled by Trucost, this is a comprehensive, quantitative, and standardized measurement of the overall environmental impact of a company’s global operations. More than 700 metrics—including emissions of nine key greenhouse gases, water use,
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Carbon Productivity 0.003 0.405 0.97 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.021 0.582 0.971 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.014 0.304 0.851 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No No Yes A mechanism to link the remuneration of any member of a company's senior executive team with the achievement of environmental performance targets.
Rank 500 232 1
Reputation 0.005 0.278 1.0 The Reputation score is made up of two components: (1) The RepRisk Index, which is a quantitative measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company exposure to ESG risks. (2) The second component is based on the number of environmental issues that
Sustainability Themed Committee No Yes Yes The existence of a committee at the Board of Directors level whose mandate is related to the sustainability of the company, including but not limited to environmental matters.
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Envtl. Mgmt. 28.6 64.9 91.9 Based on an analysis of companies tracked in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform, the Environmental Management Score is an assessment of how a company manages its environmental performance through policies, programs, targets, certifications, and the like. To
Green Score 0 66.9 100 NA
Rank 500 112 1 NA
Disclosure 0 57.9 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen
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Carbon Productivity 0.015 0.405 0.963 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.007 0.582 0.957 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.0 0.304 0.843 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No No Yes A mechanism to link the remuneration of any member of a company's senior executive team with the achievement of environmental performance targets.
Rank 500 326 1
Reputation 0.005 0.278 1 The Reputation score is made up of two components: (1) The RepRisk Index, which is a quantitative measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company exposure to ESG risks. (2) The second component is based on the number of environmental issues that
Sustainability Themed Committee No Yes Yes The existence of a committee at the Board of Directors level whose mandate is related to the sustainability of the company, including but not limited to environmental matters.
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Corporate Governance 3 1.8 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 24 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 2.1 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 1 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
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RQ 69.41 The Annual RQ is an assessment tool that captures perceptions of corporate reputations across industries, among multiple audiences, and is adaptable to countries outside the United States, grouped into six dimensions of reputation: Products & Services, Fi
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Rank/Award 125 1 1 NA
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Top Evaluation/Business Metric Yes Yes NA
Top Qualitative Score Yes Yes NA
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Weighted score 1.2 3.2 5.9

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