Community Development. Our values. Our commitments. Our initiatives.

CenturyLink is committed to strengthening and improving the communities it serves, not only through its products and services, but through philanthropic support of local community agencies, events and initiatives. We focus our philanthropic and volunteer efforts on K-12 education and programs that support youth; technology-focused initiatives; and locally-driven efforts that strengthen communities and make them better places to live.

Our employees share this commitment and are active volunteers in both individual and company-led efforts. Community Relations Teams, Employee Resource Groups CenturyLink Pioneers and individual volunteers across the country are passionate about enriching and strengthening the diverse communities we serve. They are in our communities participating in events, coaching little league teams, serving on non-profit boards, assisting with community cleanup days and much more.

Corporate Social Responsibility

At CenturyLink, our vision is to improve the lives of our customers. Through our products and services, we help strengthen businesses from Main Street to Wall Street to those competing in the global market, and we connect communities to information and services throughout the world.

Through our involvement in efforts ranging from environmental stewardship to community investment, we further our commitment to improve lives by being a good citizen and neighbor in the communities where we work and live.

  • We are committed to environmental sustainability through programs that include waste recycling, green information technology, and procurement policies and practices.
  • CenturyLink provides incentives for employees in certain communities to make use of public transit or green commuter programs.
  • Our Ethics and Compliance Program provides employees with guidance in making ethical business decisions and provides mechanisms for employees to report concerns.
  • We have a Supplier Code of Conduct that establishes expectations for our contractors and vendors regarding ethical business practices.
  • Through our Matching Time Grant program, employees volunteering time to a non-profit agency can earn a CenturyLink Foundation grant for that organization.
  • Our employees can further their community support through our annual Employee Giving Campaign and our Annual Food Drive.
  • CenturyLink's Privacy Policy protects our customers' information and keeps our customers informed about the information we collect and the choices they have regarding that information.
  • Diversity is celebrated and promoted through our Employee Resource Groups, recruiting, global supply chain and community outreach.

Read the full Corporate Social Responsibility Report here.

CenturyLink Support and Discount Programs

Here are a few of the many ways we provide helping hands in your community.

Lifeline + Link-Up Services

E-Rate (For schools and libraries)