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Fortune’s Most Admired Companies Include Sustainable Brands Corporate Members
Fortune’s Most Admired Companies Include Sustainable Brands Corporate Members

1 year ago - Fortune has named 12 Sustainable Brands Members to its 2018 list of Worlds Most Admired Companies. The list ranks companies based on their reputation among business leaders, and is gathered through surveys with executives across more than 50 industries. Executives are asked to name companies that they admire, both inside and outside of their industry. Companies are assessed on nine attributes, including innovation, people management, use of assets, social responsibility, management quality, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.

UPS Pre-Orders 125 Tesla Electric Trucks
UPS Pre-Orders 125 Tesla Electric Trucks

1 year ago - US 12/19/17

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Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens
Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens

1 year ago - JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the priorities of the public.

UPS To Launch eBike In Fort Lauderdale, Florida
UPS To Launch eBike In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1 year ago - US 11/30/17 Atlanta, GA

UPS Launches Sustainable Deliveries In Frankfurt
UPS Launches Sustainable Deliveries In Frankfurt

1 year ago - Deliveries by electric bicycle and on foot replace two delivery vehicles per day, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air qualityDeployment of hybrid low-emission vehicles capable of wider delivery radius around Frankfurt

UPS Trials New And More Sustainable Urban Delivery System In London
UPS Trials New And More Sustainable Urban Delivery System In London

1 year ago - Innovative ‘depot-to-door’ system reduces traffic congestion and carbon emissions

Trending: Brands Look to Bicycles to Decarbonize Urban Logistics
Trending: Brands Look to Bicycles to Decarbonize Urban Logistics

1 year ago - While discussion around the future of urban mobility largely focuses on electric vehicles and public transportation, buzz is growing around the role of bikes in driving down emissions in cities. Congested city streets pose considerable challenges for delivery trucks, a problem that French startup FlexiModal endeavors to solve with its BicyLift bicycle trailer. The emissions-free logistics solution allows the operator to move Euro pallets (120 x 80 cm) by bicycle and by hand in areas where circulation of traditional delivery vehicles is limited. The trailer weighs 55 lbs. and has a carrying capacity of around 400 lbs.

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UPS Ramps Up Use of Renewable Natural Gas to Deliver on 2025 Sustainability Goals
UPS Ramps Up Use of Renewable Natural Gas to Deliver on 2025 Sustainability Goals

1 year ago - UPS is ramping up its use of renewable natural gas (RNG), signing a new agreement with Big Ox Energy, a subsidiary of Environmental Energy Capital (LLC), to purchase 10 million gallon equivalents of RNG per year until 2024 — the largest investment in RNG to date for the company. Compared to convention diesel, RNG yields up to a 90 percent reduction in lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions.

UPS Launches eBike Solution In Pittsburgh
UPS Launches eBike Solution In Pittsburgh

1 year ago - UPS Provides Cycling Solutions to Help Address Urban Challenges   UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of an eBike that will deliver packages in Pittsburgh, Pa. The electrically-assisted tricycle will help reduce carbon emissions in addition to traffic, noise and air quality challenges in Pittsburgh. The deployment is part of UPS’s Cycle Solutions and the company’s Rolling Laboratory, which tests alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles.

The UPS Foundation To Award $2.6 Million In Environmental Grants
The UPS Foundation To Award $2.6 Million In Environmental Grants

1 year ago - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will award more than $2.6 million in grants to nonprofit organizations focused on environmental initiatives that align with UPS’s new sustainability goals to increase its reliance on renewable energy sources and reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from global ground operations.

Sustainable Brands Allures Global Brand Leaders to Copenhagen Conference
Sustainable Brands Allures Global Brand Leaders to Copenhagen Conference

1 year ago - BASF, Danone, SC Johnson, UPS and others share research, tools and insights at SB’17 Copenhagen  

Member Spotlight: Crystal Lassiter from UPS talks eBikes and helping customers more sustainably address the growth of on-demand e-commerce
Member Spotlight: Crystal Lassiter from UPS talks eBikes and helping customers more sustainably address the growth of on-demand e-commerce

1 year ago - We recently sat down with Crystal Lassiter, Senior Director, Global Sustainability and Environmental Affairs at UPS to discuss the challenges she’s excited to tackle in her new role. Read more to discover the innovative solutions UPS is developing to drastically reduce carbon emissions, why community service is so deeply embedded in the company, and which two states Crystal has yet to visit.

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UPS Partners with UNICEF USA & Governor Cuomo’s Empire State Relief Effort to Support Puerto Rico
UPS Partners with UNICEF USA & Governor Cuomo’s Empire State Relief Effort to Support Puerto Rico

1 year ago - Today, UNICEF USA and UPS announced an impactful partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort to support the people of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Providing relief to those in need of clean water and other basic supplies, UNICEF USA, in close cooperation with the Governor’s teams and nonprofit partners, will leverage the vast UPS logistics network to deliver supplies from various points around the world, including from the company’s Worldport global air hub in Louisville, Kentucky. One plane will carry more than 60 pallets of water from Governor Cuomo’s Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort, departing on Tuesday morning.

UPS Mobilizes Worldwide Workforce For 15th Annual Global Volunteer Month
UPS Mobilizes Worldwide Workforce For 15th Annual Global Volunteer Month

1 year ago - UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that employees on five continents will participate in the company’s 15th annual Global Volunteer Month. UPS estimates employees will donate 335,000 volunteer hours in October to 240 community service events taking place across North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Indian subcontinent, Middle East and Africa (ISMEA). The Global Volunteer Month volunteer hours will help UPS reach 2.15 million volunteer hours in 2017.

The UPS Foundation and UPS Airlines Continue to Support Humanitarian Relief Needs
The UPS Foundation and UPS Airlines Continue to Support Humanitarian Relief Needs

1 year ago - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced that The UPS Foundation and UPS Airlines will expand humanitarian aid and support after devastating hurricanes and an earthquake.

The UPS Foundation Extends Relief Network to Florida, Pledges More Than $1 Million In Additional Support
The UPS Foundation Extends Relief Network to Florida, Pledges More Than $1 Million In Additional Support

2 years ago - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced more than a $1 million commitment, through The UPS Foundation, in support of recovery efforts in the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. The pledge is a combination of cash grants, in-kind transportation movements and technical expertise to provide urgent relief, as well as support for long-term needs ranging from rebuilding to personal and financial recovery assistance. This is in addition to the more than $1 million given toward Hurricane Harvey relief efforts on August 28.

Cleaner Freight: Boost Sustainability at Every Level of the Supply Chain
Cleaner Freight: Boost Sustainability at Every Level of the Supply Chain

2 years ago - From fields to factories, companies are making considerable strides incorporating sustainable strategies across individual stages in their supply chain. But a key part of the supply chain that often gets overlooked is how goods are getting from point A to point B. It might seem obvious to focus on warehouses or office spaces, but because freight acts as the connective tissue between each of these stationary points in the supply chain, ‘greening’ your freight moves may just be the biggest sustainability secret hidden in plain sight.

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The UPS Foundation, American Red Cross And CyPhy Works Launch Disaster Relief Drone Pilot Program
The UPS Foundation, American Red Cross And CyPhy Works Launch Disaster Relief Drone Pilot Program

2 years ago - The UPS Foundation, the American Red Cross and drone manufacturer CyPhy Works, Inc., today announced a partnership to launch a drone pilot program, marking the first time the American Red Cross will test using a tethered drone to assess damage after a major natural disaster in the United States.

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