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Harris Poll: Consumers Split on Companies' Social Responsibility Motivations
Harris Poll: Consumers Split on Companies' Social Responsibility Motivations

4 years ago - Long gone are the days when acting in a socially responsible manner was optional. Consumers now demand it and expectations are shifting to include how companies can create social value for stakeholders across the value chain. The annual Harris Poll Reputation Quotient, which quantifies reputation ratings for the 100 most visible companies in the U.S., as perceived by the general public, provides a glimpse at how companies are stacking up in the changing corporate reputation landscape. In its latest study, U.S.

Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit

4 years ago - SAN FRANCISO, May 22, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands’17 Detroit at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Over 2,000 business executives along with their teams from 35+ countries across the globe are attending the conference and Activation Hub. In addition, there is anticipated record breaking livestream viewership in collaboration with Detroit Public Television (DPTV).

Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit

4 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the session schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The Activation Hub is the action-centered space within the conference program that allows attendees to collaborate on new tools, resources and ideas to accelerate sustainability-led innovation.

UPS Named A Top NBIC Best-Of-The-Best Corporation For Second Consecutive Year
UPS Named A Top NBIC Best-Of-The-Best Corporation For Second Consecutive Year

4 years ago - UPS® (NYSE: UPS), is proud to have been named among the 2017 Best-of-the-Best Corporations for Inclusion by the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC). The recognition acknowledges UPS’s outstanding commitment to diversity for suppliers as well as employees and customers. Estrella Cramer, Supplier Diversity Director and Chief Procurement Officer Gary Kallenbach, who leads the company’s supplier diversity initiatives, accepted the award on behalf of UPS. NBIC’s Best-of-the-Best Awards ceremony was held on April 26 in Washington, D.C.

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Investing in Innovative Technology Can Drive Sustainable Growth
Investing in Innovative Technology Can Drive Sustainable Growth

4 years ago - The private sector now has a greater responsibility and opportunity to advance social and environmental agendas.

UPS, Sealed Air Corporation Unveil New Packaging Innovation Center
UPS, Sealed Air Corporation Unveil New Packaging Innovation Center

4 years ago - Following the announcement of a new partnership in November 2016, UPS and Sealed Air Corporation have opened a Packaging Innovation Center in Louisville, KY on the UPS Supply Chain Solutions campus. The center will focus on creating solutions for packaging and shipping challenges faced by e-commerce retailers and a variety of other sectors by maximizing efficiency, minimizing waste and reducing shipping costs.

UPS Unveils First Extended Range Fuel Cell Electric Delivery Vehicle
UPS Unveils First Extended Range Fuel Cell Electric Delivery Vehicle

4 years ago - US 05/02/17 Atlanta, GA   First-of-its-Kind, Zero Tailpipe Emissions, Class 6 Delivery Truck   Uses Fuel Cell to Energize Vehicle Propulsion System   Prototype to Start Street Testing Later This Year

The UPS Foundation Commits $14.1 Million To Humanitarian Relief & Community Safety
The UPS Foundation Commits $14.1 Million To Humanitarian Relief & Community Safety

4 years ago - Investing in the Enhancement of Humanitarian and Public Health Supply Chains in Africa and Around the World

UPS’ Mike Casteel on the Process of Shifting to Natural Gas Vehicles
UPS’ Mike Casteel on the Process of Shifting to Natural Gas Vehicles

4 years ago - UPS has announced plans to build an additional six compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, and add 390 new CNG tractors and terminal trucks and 50 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles to its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. The use of natural gas reduces greenhouse gas emissions six to 11 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Sustainable Brands spoke with Mike Casteel, UPS’ Director of Fleet Procurement, to discuss the company’s ongoing initiatives in natural gas-powered vehicles.

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UPS Invests More Than $90 Million In Natural Gas Vehicles And Infrastructure
UPS Invests More Than $90 Million In Natural Gas Vehicles And Infrastructure

4 years ago - Building Six New CNG Fueling Stations and Adding Nearly 450 Alternative Fuel Vehicles

UPS Joins the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge
UPS Joins the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge

4 years ago - Mayor Kasim Reed announced recently that the city of Atlanta continues to lead the country with 111 million square feet of building space committed to reducing energy and water usage through the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge. UPS is the latest partner to join the challenge and has committed to reducing energy and water usage in more than one million square feet of commercial building space. The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge has a goal to reduce energy and water consumption by at least 20 percent in participating buildings across Atlanta by the year 2020. To date, the City of Atlanta has already achieved its 20 percent water reduction goal, and has reduced its energy consumption portfolio by 17 percent.

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

4 years ago - US 02/07/17 Atlanta, GA

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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

4 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

4 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

4 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

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

4 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

4 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.

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

4 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.

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