American Telephone & Telegraph and At+t Essays

935 Words Oct 23rd, 1999 4 Pages

The AT+T Corporation, formerly known as The American Telephone and
Telegraph Company, was incorporated on March 3, 1885 in New York as a wholly owned subsidiary of The American Bell Telephone Company. Its original purpose was to manage and expand the burgeoning toll (long distance) business of
American Bell and its licensees. It continued as the long distance company until December 30, 1899 when it assumed the business and property of American
Bell and became the parent company of the Bell System. For most of its history, the company functioned as a legally sanctioned, regulated monopoly. No competition was apparent until the 1970's. Since the break up in 1984, AT+T has become the largest telecommunications company in
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Also, they would like to eliminate reportable toxic air emissions. They have already increased recycling of waste paper and in the use of paper. Their progress is a key to their responsibility.
The figures I found are as follows. The factories have virtually eliminated all
CFC emissions. They have reduced reportable toxic air emissions by 92 percent.
Also, they have reduced manufacturing waste by 49 percent. The company is recycling 63 percent of its wastepaper that computes to forty-eight billion pounds annually and has increased its use of recycled paper significantly. It has been reducing paper consumption by 25 percent since 1990.

AT+T is also responsible for their employees' conditions in the workplace. In reviewing information about the company, I feel they do an excellent job. They provide something called E,H&S. This is an Environment,
Health & Safety organization dedicated to creating a safe and healthy workplace for the employees of AT+T. This is supporting the business, protecting the environment and maintaining AT+T's strong reputation as one of the top corporate environmental champions.

E,H&S is currently working to provide guidance regarding compliance with regulatory policies world wide. Also they commit resources to legislative and regulatory analysis activities and performance monitoring which is how they evaluate the persons overall work presense,attitude, self ateem and overall

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