AT&T and UT Knoxville Team Up to Engage Students on Sustainability

Sustainable business practices have the power to create tangible benefits for companies of all sizes by helping them reduce costs and boost efficiency while lessening their impact on the environment. AT&T want to help companies play a key role in creating an environmentally sustainable future—and we’re always looking for opportunities to share our commitment with the next generation. So, they’ve joined forces with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT) to give a group of students an up-close look at the role business plays in a sustainable community. AT&T Director of…

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AT&T and City of Los Angeles Unveil ShakeAlertLA Early Warning Earthquake App to Help Improve Public Safety

AT&T and the City of Los Angeles are unveiling ShakeAlertLA, a unique mobile app designed to alert residents in Los Angeles County of an earthquake. The app is designed to send push notifications that an earthquake has occurred, potentially giving residents critical seconds of notice before shaking reaches them. ShakeAlertLA is a pilot project designed to alert users when seismic activity equal to or greater than magnitude 5.0 is detected by a regional sensor network. It includes maps that help users visualize the earthquake’s epicenter in relation to where they…

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AT&T and Emerson are Turning Food Waste into Clean Energy and Fertilizer

Next week Americans across the country will sit down with their friends and families to celebrate Thanksgiving.  Collectively, those families will also throw away an estimated 200 million pounds of turkey during the holiday, costing us $293 million as a nation. And that’s just one day! But most food waste comes from supermarkets, restaurants, hotels, hospitals and arenas.  Inedible turkey parts such as bones, and skins as well as vegetable stalks and stems, surplus ingredients, and extra pies never make it to a pot or plate. What if all that…

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AT&T donates $250,000 to defend press freedom

The Committee to Protect Journalists is pleased to announce that AT&T is donating $250,000 to support the organization’s defense of journalists and press freedom. AT&T acquired Time Warner this year and is now the parent company of CNN. “Journalists around the world do the important work of holding leaders accountable, exposing the truth, and telling the stories that need to be told. Threats to journalists are, at the very core, threats to freedom and liberty,” said AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson. “In light of numerous recent events around the…

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AT&T Stands in Support of LGBTQ Community on National Coming Out Day

As a longtime supporter of the LGBTQ community, AT&T honored National Coming Out Day on October the 10th by celebrating love and acceptance with concerts in select cities. “We stand in support of the LGBTQ community members every day, but National Coming Out Day is cause for celebration,” said Corey Anthony, Chief Diversity Officer, AT&T. “As an ally, our support is long-standing and unwavering. This week we’re proud to support The Trevor Project’s “How to Save a Life” volunteer drive as well as celebrate with some great music performances.” For…

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