The People | Planet | Possibilities Blog is a resource for the latest AT&T corporate citizenship and sustainability news and updates.

    Turbines on the Rise: Introducing “AT&T Windstrong”

    September 28, 2018 10:24 AM by AT&T

    Hundreds of wind turbines are on the rise at 4 wind energy centers now under construction as part of AT&T’s commitment to renewable energy. Standing nearly 500 feet tall, these turbines will help deliver up to 820 megawatts (MW) of clean, wind energy to the American power grid. The projects will be among the first to go online as part of AT&T’s renewable energy program – and our employees have voted to call them: AT&T Windstrong.

    Read More »

    AT&T Expands its Renewable Energy Program

    June 15, 2018 11:45 AM by AT&T

    New 300 MW Power Purchase Agreement and Wind Technician Scholarship Program Announced at Wind Energy Center Groundbreaking in Webb County, Texas

    BRUNI, Texas, June 15, 2018 — To celebrate today’s Global Wind Day, AT&T is expanding its renewable energy program with NextEra Energy Resources. Together, AT&T and subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources will help to deliver clean energy, create jobs, boost the local economy and support a low-carbon economy.

    Read More »

    Empowering a California Asparagus Farmer to Conserve Water Through IoT Connectivity

    May 24, 2018 9:30 AM by Swathy Ramaswamy

    Being an organic farmer can be challenging. Farmers are faced with constant pricing pressures from conventional competitors and, in places like California, water limitations and labor shortages also can be an obstacle. That’s why many organic farmers are looking for solutions to help them be more innovative and efficient in growing their crops.

    Read More »

    Meet the 2018 AT&T Aspire Accelerator Class

    May 15, 2018 9:43 AM by Anne Wintroub

    I love getting to meet and learn from innovators from all walks of life. When people from diverse backgrounds — geographically, culturally, ethnically or professionally — come together to address social challenges, the results are awe-inspiring.

    Read More »

    Volunteerism: The Journey I Didn’t Expect

    April 24, 2018 9:45 AM by Michael Roger Bonuchi

    Editor’s note: This month is National Volunteer Month. We are shining the spotlight on our employees who spend time volunteering for causes they care about. Our employee volunteers make our company and our communities stronger. We are honored to share their efforts to make a difference.

    Everyone remembers where they were the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. With 2,996 lives lost in the attacks, and millions more affected, this moment in American history united the nation and awoke in me — and many others — a dormant feeling of patriotism and a desire to serve. 

    Read More »

    A Lesson in Preserving the Earth

    April 17, 2018 11:59 AM by Sylvie Abrams

    Editor’s note: This month is National Volunteer Month. We are shining the spotlight on our employees who spend time volunteering for causes they care about. Our employee volunteers make our company and our communities stronger. We are honored to share their efforts to make a difference.

    Earth Day is a reminder of the responsibility I have to ensure future generations can cherish and enjoy our planet. Throughout my life, I’ve had a passion for sustainability and conservation. And as a volunteer, I’m able to do my part.

    Read More »

    Lauren’s Last Wish—the ELLE Foundation

    April 10, 2018 10:00 AM by Dean Richmond

    Editor’s note: This month is National Volunteer Month. We are shining the spotlight on our employees who spend time volunteering for causes they care about. Our employee volunteers make our company and our communities stronger. We are honored to share their efforts to make a difference.

    On December 18, 2008, my family was on a long drive home from NYC from what would ultimately be my daughter Lauren’s last doctor appointment. Lauren had been fighting a brain tumor for more than 5 years. After this visit, she began to think about everything she wanted to do – become the first female president, get a perfect score on her SATs, and go to Harvard Law School. And so she began to develop an idea to grant children their final wishes.

    Read More »

    Help Classrooms Across the U.S. Win Up to $5,000 to Tell Their Story

    April 9, 2018 1:30 PM by Nicole Anderson

    We at AT&T are continually inspired by the next generation of digital storytellers – the teachers and students who are using the power of technology to create engaging, innovative and compelling classroom projects.

    Read More »

    Celebrating our Employees Living a Life of Service

    April 3, 2018 9:00 AM by Tina Morefield

    During April, National Volunteer Month, we’re celebrating our employees who go above and beyond to make a positive impact on their community. Throughout the month, employees across the country will be participating in marquee volunteer events with City Year Care Force.

    Read More »

    Imagination.org Inventor’s Challenge: 2018 Winners

    March 29, 2018 9:15 AM by Anne Wintroub

    I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. – Thomas Edison

    I’ve always been inspired by that famous quote, and I use it today, often, with my kids. Behind Edison’s many inventions there must have been countless imaginative ideas, endless hours of tinkering and thousands of prototypes.

    Read More »
×