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Sustainability takes many forms at AT&T: engaging in communities around us, reducing our environmental impact and investing in technologies to make the world a better place. Each year we highlight these commitments and others in our Annual Sustainability Update, which captures our work from the past year through a variety of features and downloadable materials. 

Click here to view our Annual Sustainability Update 

Key numbers — in New York

  • 4,786 students mentored by our employees in New York through Aspire Mentoring Academy in 2016.
  • More than 18,500 hours of personal time given by AT&T employees and retirees in New York to community outreach activities - worth more than $435,000.
  • 97 alternative fuel vehicles in New York.
  • More than $19.2 million contributed by AT&T and its employees from 2014-2016 through giving programs in New York. 
*The financial equivalent is based on the annual industry standards from Independent Sector. 

AT&T Sustainability Update

2.27 M hours of mentoring

2.27M hours of mentoring by employees provided to 350,000+ students through AT&T Aspire since 2012

146 M recycled

146M recycled or refurbished DIRECTV, U-verse and AT&T Mobility devices since 2007

14.4B spent

$14.4B spent with minority-, women-, service-disabled veteran- and LGBT-owned business enterprises in 2017

1.78M hours of volunteering

1.78M hours volunteered through employee volunteer programs in 2017

For us at AT&T, this isn’t just a job—it’s a mission to serve.

7M+ locations reached

7M+ locations reached in 2017, against a goal to expand all fiber internet access capability to at least 12.5M customer locations by mid-2019

$148M savings in energy costs

$148M savings realized in annual energy costs from ~ 18,000 energy projects in 2017

1,100+ vehicles

1,100+ vehicles removed from domestic fleet in 2017

22M pledges

22M pledges through 2017 to keep eyes on the road and not on the phone through the It Can Wait Campaign

8.6M text messages

8.6M text messages sent to clients about the trajectory of severe weather in Mexico through our work with CONAGUA in 2017

820 MW

820MW of large-scale renewable energy from purchase agreements signed through June 30, 2018

30K enrollees

30K+ enrollees since 2014 in Udacity Nanodegree courses that prepare learners for high-demand tech careers

50%+ spend

50%+ spend of suppliers who track GHG emissions and have GHG goals as of 2017

Stories bring our work to life. They exemplify why and how we stay true to the values our company is built on.
~ 5M hours

~5M hours of training spent by employees dedicated to skills transformation in 2017

$31.6M pledged

$31.6M pledged by employees through our Employee Pledge Campaign in 2017

8,816 schools

8,816 schools in 8 Latin American countries impacted by ESCUELA+ in 2017

80.3% average score

80% average score for top suppliers on the AT&T Supplier Sustainability Scorecard