I am proud to share with you results from the 2015 Sustainability Report for AT&T, highlighting the impact to our communities in Virginia. I hope you find this information to be insightful.
Regional Vice-President — AT&T Virginia
Key numbers — in Virginia
More than $625 million invested by AT&T in its best-in-class wired and wireless networks in Virginia from 2014-2016.
More than 21,900 hours of personal time given by AT&T employees and retirees in Virginia to community outreach activities in 2015 - worth more than $505,000.*
More than $4 million contributed by AT&T and its employees from 2012 - 2014 through giving programs in Virginia.
*The financial equivalent is based on the annual industry standards from Independent Sector
2.27M hours of mentoring by employees provided to 350,000+ students through AT&T Aspire since 2012
146M recycled or refurbished DIRECTV, U-verse and AT&T Mobility devices since 2007
$14.4B spent with minority-, women-, service-disabled veteran- and LGBT-owned business enterprises in 2017
1.78M hours volunteered through employee volunteer programs in 2017
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 realized in annual energy costs from ~ 18,000 energy projects in 2017
1,100+ vehicles removed from domestic fleet in 2017
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 sent to clients about the trajectory of severe weather in Mexico through our work with CONAGUA in 2017
820MW of large-scale renewable energy from purchase agreements signed through June 30, 2018
30K+ enrollees since 2014 in Udacity Nanodegree courses that prepare learners for high-demand tech careers
50%+ spend of suppliers who track GHG emissions and have GHG goals as of 2017
~5M hours of training spent by employees dedicated to skills transformation in 2017
$31.6M pledged by employees through our Employee Pledge Campaign in 2017
8,816 schools in 8 Latin American countries impacted by ESCUELA+ in 2017
80% average score for top suppliers on the AT&T Supplier Sustainability Scorecard