AT&T: CSR & Sustainability News

AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications corporation headquartered in Whitacre Tower, downtown Dallas, Texas. AT&T is the largest provider both of mobile telephony and of fixed telephony[5] in the United States, and also provides broadband subscription television services.


The Future of Cities is Bright

Seventy-eight cities competed. Only Columbus won. Last week the city in Ohio was announced the winner of the U.S. DOT Smart City Challenge.…
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Ed-Tech Companies Wanted for AT&T Aspire Accelerator Program

Today is the last day to apply for AT&T's Aspire Accelerator—a customized 6-month program for Ed-Tech entrepreneurs. Selected ventures will receive financial, mentoring…

Behind AT&T’s 10x Return-on-Carbon Commitment

AT&T has committed to save 10x its carbon footprint by enabling the efficiency improvements of its customers. But that's not all.

AT&T, EDF Promote Conservation Toolkit In Water-Stressed U.S. Cities

Working together at the water-energy nexus, AT&T and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have developed a toolkit to help businesses reduce water and…
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5 Examples of Corporate Disaster Relief

Companies do more than provide products for your lifestyle and for your home. They’re out in local and worldwide communities, providing relief from…

NSA Spying: Companies Back Down Under Shareholder Pressure

Companies like iBM are responding to shareholder pressure to push back against NSA inquiries.
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Sustainable Business Leaders Call on Obama to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline

Last week over 150 American companies signed a letter calling President Obama to approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. In addition…
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Energy Efficiency Drive Yields $1 Billion Savings for U.S. Manufacturers

Reduced energy consumption and greater energy efficiency across more than 120 U.S. manufacturing businesses and over 1,750 plants have resulted in some $1…
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How Collaboration Helps AT&T Reduce Energy and Water Use

There are two things that jump out at you while reading through AT&T’s 2012 Sustainability Report: the company has ambitious goals to reduce…
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AT&T Solar Phone Charging Stations Keep New Yorkers Connected

New York City, residents will be able to stay a tad more connected thanks to the roll out of free solar powered mobile…
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Why AT&T and Environmental Defense Fund Are Working To Reduce Water Use

AT&T's Director of Sustainability Operations talks about why he's watching his water footprint.

Five Ways AT&T Engages Employees to Do One Thing

AT&T's program, Do One Thing, engages employees to make small changes that add up to a large collective impact. Here are five effective…

How U.S. Telecom Giants Are Becoming More Sustainable

Sprint Nextel is the top wireless provider for sustainability, according to a new study by Verdantix.

AT&T’s Use of Interactivity is Promising But Not Flawless

Some companies are focused on integrated reporting, while others look for ways to make the report more user-friendly and interactive. The latest example…

7 More Companies Reject SFI

7 companies, including Pitney Bowes, Ruby Tuesday, Phillips Van Heusen, and US Airways are taking action to avoid the use of the SFI…