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AT&T Sustainability Initiatives Reach Communities Across Ohio
AT&T Launches 2013 Sustainability Report; Encourages People to Engage with Company Work
through Interactive Sustainability Website
COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 26, 2014) — Environmental and social sustainability takes many forms at
AT&T. The company invites interested parties to learn more about the company’s community activities
by engaging in its newly redesigned interactive website, People | Planet | Possibilities.
The site shares information through videos, social media and blogs. To complement these frequent
updates, AT&T today released a condensed summary of key topics and accomplishments, including:
Reached the halfway mark toward the goal of deploying 15,000 alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs)
by 2018. AT&T has now deployed 8,230 alternative-fuel vehicles and reduced unleaded
gasoline use by 4.6 million gallons in 2013.
Contributed 5.3 million volunteer hours by employees and retirees.
Increased veteran hiring by nearly five times, compared to 2012.
Reached 95 percent of postpaid AT&T branded devices being rated as 3 or above out of a
potential rating of 5, using the Eco-Rating system.
Received more than 4 million pledges to never text while driving through the It Can Wait
Invested $21.2 billion in IP (Internet Protocol) – enabled networks.
In Ohio alone, the following was accomplished:
Invested in 352 energy efficiency projects in Ohio in 2013 resulting in annualized savings of
12,505,633 kilowatt hours and the equivalent of removing 1,805 cars from the road annually.
237 alternative fuel vehicles operated in Ohio as of June, 2014.
More than $10.1 million contributed by AT&T and its employees from 2009-2013 through giving
programs in Ohio.
More than $720,000 invested in education in Ohio through AT&T Aspire.
15,059 hours of mentoring provided by our employees to students in Ohio through Aspire
More than 6,500 AT&T employees working in Ohio as of March, 2014.
81 company-owned retail locations, plus many other authorized dealerships and national retail