Report Cites Recognition as one of Bloomberg’s ‘Civic 50’ Companies, Launch of DIRECTV Math Challenge and Reduction Of Global Operational Emissions by 13 Percent Since 2011
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 – DIRECTV, one of the world’s leading providers of digital television entertainment services, has released its Corporate Social Responsibility report, highlighting its global efforts related to Corporate Citizenship, Sustainability, employee initiatives and much more. For the first time, the report is available as an interactive microsite with downloadable PDF and can be found at www.directvcsr.com.
This year, our Corporate Social Responsibility report was developed in alignment with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines, an international framework used by organizations to report their corporate social responsibility performance. The report is considered “In Accordance – Core” and represents DIRECTV’s most thorough and transparent reporting yet of its corporate social responsibility performance.
“We are pleased to share DIRECTV’s Corporate Social Responsibility report and are proud of the progress we made in 2013 to become a more socially and environmentally responsible company,” said Michael White, DIRECTV chairman, president and CEO. “Our strides in Corporate Citizenship, Sustainability and employee engagement were made possible thanks in large part to the talents and teamwork of our diverse workforce across the Americas.
Moving forward we will continue to work toward ambitious goals and communicate progress.”
Highlights from the 2013 report include:
DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) is one of the world’s leading providers of digital television entertainment services delivering a premium video experience through state-of-the-art technology, unmatched programming and industry leading customer service to more than 38 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America. In the U.S., DIRECTV offers its 20 million customers access to more than 195 HD channels and Dolby-Digital® 5.1 theater-quality sound, access to exclusive sports programming such as NFL SUNDAY TICKET™, Emmy-award winning technology and higher customer satisfaction than the leading cable companies for 14 years running. DIRECTV Latin America, through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, and other Latin American countries, leads the pay TV category in technology, programming and service, delivering an unrivaled digital television experience to more than 18 million customers. DIRECTV sports and entertainment properties include two Regional Sports Networks (Rocky Mountain and Pittsburgh), and minority ownership interests in Root Sports Northwest and Game Show Network. For the most up-to-date information on DIRECTV, please visit www.directv.com.