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UPS Invests $18 Million In On-Site Solar
UPS Invests $18 Million In On-Site Solar

2 years ago - US 02/07/17 Atlanta, GA

The UPS Foundation Awards More Than $2.3 Million To Expand Global Volunteerism
The UPS Foundation Awards More Than $2.3 Million To Expand Global Volunteerism

2 years ago - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it is awarding grants totaling more than $2.3 million to non-profit organizations to increase global volunteerism. Grants will support initiatives to bolster global communities, including disaster preparedness and recovery, youth literacy and skills development and veterans training. The UPS Foundation also announced UPS employees completed a record 2.7 million hours of volunteer service in 2016 providing more than $62 million in economic impact to nonprofits and NGOs around the world. UPS is on track to meet its goal to contribute 20 million global volunteer hours by the end of 2020.

UPS And Optoro Form Strategic Alliance To Enhance Retail Reverse Logistics Services
UPS And Optoro Form Strategic Alliance To Enhance Retail Reverse Logistics Services

2 years ago - UPS (NYSE:UPS) has formed a strategic alliance with Optoro, providing a one-stop shop solution for retailers and manufacturers to optimize the transportation and disposition of returns and excess inventory. The companies’ joint reverse logistics solutions combine UPS’s operational and logistics expertise with Optoro’s software platform that maximizes recovery value and reduces environmental waste.

Investors Urge 100 Companies to Make Good on Science-Based Targets Commitments
Investors Urge 100 Companies to Make Good on Science-Based Targets Commitments

2 years ago - Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) announced today that they have sent letters to over 100 publicly held companies – including Adobe, Boeing, International Flavors & Fragrances, Keurig Green Mountain, Motorola, Tiffany & Co. and VF Corporation - encouraging them to make good on statements that they would adopt science-based GHG reduction goals within

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First UPS U.S. Delivery eBike Debuts In Portland, Ore.
First UPS U.S. Delivery eBike Debuts In Portland, Ore.

2 years ago - eBike To Help Solve Ever-Evolving Demands of Urban Logistics 

UPS And Sealed Air Partner To Provide Powerful E-Commerce Packaging And Shipping Solutions
UPS And Sealed Air Partner To Provide Powerful E-Commerce Packaging And Shipping Solutions

2 years ago - UPS and Sealed Air Corporation today announced a strategic partnership to help retailers, e-tailers, and businesses around the world maximize the efficiency of their packaging operations, minimize packaging waste, and reduce annual shipping costs.

Experts Gather to Discuss Financial Benefits of Sustainability at New Metrics ‘16
Experts Gather to Discuss Financial Benefits of Sustainability at New Metrics ‘16

2 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, November 14, 2016 – Members of the Sustainable Brands® community gather in Boston, MA to kick off the 6th annual New Metrics conference. Nearly 300 global senior executives across diverse sectors are convening today through Nov 16th to unveil cutting-edge corporate practices that measure and quantify environmental and social impacts and tie them to financial and business value. Conversations are focusing on Corporate Strategy & Operations, Customer Insights & Engagement, Investor Trends & Relations, as well as Supply Chain Impact & Management.

UPS Mobilizes Global Logistics Network For Hurricane Matthew With $1 Million In Financial And In-Kind Support
UPS Mobilizes Global Logistics Network For Hurricane Matthew With $1 Million In Financial And In-Kind Support

2 years ago - US 10/24/16 Atlanta, GA Company Collaborating with American Red Cross, CARE,  Salvation Army, UNICEF and WFP to Provide Life Sustaining Relief Supplies and Logistics Expertise

Rwanda Launches World’s First National Drone Delivery Service Powered By Zipline
Rwanda Launches World’s First National Drone Delivery Service Powered By Zipline

2 years ago - US 10/13/16 Atlanta and Kigali, Rwanda Up To 150 Emergency Medical Drone Flights a Day

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UPS Adds 200 Hybrid Electric Vehicles To Alternative Fuel Fleet
UPS Adds 200 Hybrid Electric Vehicles To Alternative Fuel Fleet

2 years ago - US 10/11/16 Atlanta, GA Updated Engine Technology Extends Range and Improves Performance and Fuel Economy

UPS Recognized by EPA with SmartWay Excellence Award
UPS Recognized by EPA with SmartWay Excellence Award

2 years ago - US 10/04/16 Atlanta, GA

UPS Tests Medicine Delivery by Drone Off Atlantic Coast
UPS Tests Medicine Delivery by Drone Off Atlantic Coast

2 years ago - Delivery giant UPS and drone manufacturer CyPhy Works have started testing a CyPhy hexacopter to deliver packages to remote locations. On September 22, the companies conducted a mock delivery of urgently needed medicine from Beverly, Mass., to Children’s Island, three miles off the Massachusetts coast. UPS is not new to the drone industry; the Atlanta-based logistics concern acknowledged last year that it was testing drones to monitor stock in its warehouse facilities. That testing is being done at warehouses in Louisville, Ky., and Venlo, the Netherlands. More recently, Houston Mills, UPS Airlines' director of safety, was named to the FAA’s high-level Drone Advisory Committee, which held its first public meeting on September 16.

UPS Named To Dow Jones Sustainability World Index For Fourth Consecutive Year
UPS Named To Dow Jones Sustainability World Index For Fourth Consecutive Year

3 years ago - US 09/08/16Atlanta, GANamed to DJSI North America Index for 12th Straight Year

The UPS Foundation Advances Global Forestry Initiative
The UPS Foundation Advances Global Forestry Initiative

3 years ago - 7 million trees planted in 52 countries around the world  Foundation to award millions in environmental grants US 08/31/16

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UPS Pursues Ambitious Sustainability Research Projects with U.S. Department Of Energy to Power the Future of Trucking
UPS Pursues Ambitious Sustainability Research Projects with U.S. Department Of Energy to Power the Future of Trucking

3 years ago - A pair of Department of Energy grants awarded to UPS (NYSE: UPS) will enable the company and a world-class team of engineers to conduct cutting-edge research aimed at reducing emissions and revolutionizing the charging process for electric trucks. The grants, announced today, are part of the Department of Energy’s efforts to spur innovation and promote more efficient cars and trucks.

UPS Completes One Billion Miles in its 'Rolling Laboratory' Green Fleet
UPS Completes One Billion Miles in its 'Rolling Laboratory' Green Fleet

3 years ago - UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced on August 2nd that the company has achieved its goal of driving 1 billion miles in its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet one year earlier than planned, and marked more than 10 years of learning from its “Rolling Laboratory.” UPS’s long-term commitment to sustainability is transforming commercial transportation and logistics, spurring growth in the clean fuels market and powering critical engineering advances. The company’s wider sustainability progress is detailed in the 14th annual Sustainability Report.

UPS Hits '1B Cleaner Miles' Goal a Year Early, Shares Other Highlights in Latest Sustainability Report
UPS Hits '1B Cleaner Miles' Goal a Year Early, Shares Other Highlights in Latest Sustainability Report

3 years ago - UPS today announced it has achieved its goal of driving 1 billion miles in its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet one year earlier than planned, and marked more than 10 years of learning from its “Rolling Laboratory.” UPS’s long-term commitment to sustainability is helping to transform commercial transportation and logistics, spurring growth in the clean fuels market and powering critical engineering advances. The company’s wider sustainability progress is detailed in the 14th annual Sustainability Report, released today.

UPS Recognized as One of the Most Community-Minded Companies on 2016 Civic 50 List
UPS Recognized as One of the Most Community-Minded Companies on 2016 Civic 50 List

3 years ago - Points of Light honors UPS for its community engagement and philanthropic efforts for 3rd year

SB Corporate Members amongst the Most Community-Minded Companies on 2016 Civic 50 List
SB Corporate Members amongst the Most Community-Minded Companies on 2016 Civic 50 List

3 years ago - America’s largest corporations are increasingly turning good intentions into sound business practices. That’s the promising bottom-line from an analysis of the 2016 Civic 50, the annual Points of Light initiative that recognizes and honors the 50 most community-minded companies in America.  In the continuing shift to go beyond checkbook philanthropy, this year’s Civic 50 honorees affirm the trend that companies are supporting community engagement through policies, core business functions, and incentives that indicate sustainable long-term commitment to addressing community challenges.

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The UPS Foundation To Award More Than $ 7.4 Million To Promote Diversity & Inclusion In Communities Around The World
The UPS Foundation To Award More Than $ 7.4 Million To Promote Diversity & Inclusion In Communities Around The World

3 years ago - Focus on Inclusive Communities, Economic Empowerment, Higher Education and Mentorship

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