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The UPS Foundation Awards Tree Planting Grants to 30 Keep America Beautiful Affiliates Nationwide
The UPS Foundation Awards Tree Planting Grants to 30 Keep America Beautiful Affiliates Nationwide

3 years ago - Keep America Beautiful, the national nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, and The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs at UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced the distribution of 30 grants totaling $160,000 for its 2016 Keep America Beautiful/UPS Community Tree and Recovery Tree Planting Grants program. The grant recipients’ projects will result in more than 10,500 trees being planted in support of locally-relevant initiatives.

UPS Foundation, Zipline, Gavi Partner to Drone-Drop Medical Supplies in Rwanda
UPS Foundation, Zipline, Gavi Partner to Drone-Drop Medical Supplies in Rwanda

3 years ago - The UPS Foundation has partnered with drone manufacturer Zipline and leading vaccine alliance Gavi., to deliver blood, medicines, and vaccines to clinics across Rwanda via a fleet of Zipline drones. Drones can provide a faster, more reliable method of medicine delivery in areas where roads are often impassable, or where products cannot be kept for long without spoiling. The venture is planned as a one-year initiative, with hopes to expand in the future.

UPS Expands Recycling Partnership with Nespresso from 20 States to the Entire Continental US
UPS Expands Recycling Partnership with Nespresso from 20 States to the Entire Continental US

3 years ago - Nespresso, the worldwide pioneer and reference in premium, single-serve coffee, has expanded its partnership with UPS from 20 to 48 states to significantly extend the reach of its U.S. recycling program. By adding additional collection points in more locations across the country, it is now easier than ever for consumers to recycle Nespresso used capsules.

The Rise of On-Demand Problem Solving
The Rise of On-Demand Problem Solving

3 years ago - An evolving approach to sustainability reveals how everyone has a seat at the table.

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UPS names Tamara Barker new Chief Sustainability Officer
UPS names Tamara Barker new Chief Sustainability Officer

3 years ago - UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that Tamara Barker has been named the company’s new Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) and Vice President of Environmental Affairs, effective immediately. Barker will succeed Rhonda Clark, a 26-year UPS veteran, who has been named Vice President of Corporate Plant Engineering for UPS. Barker, a nearly 30-year UPS veteran, has held a wide array of roles at the company, most recently as the west region director of plant engineering.

Report: The Importance of the Circular Economy to Business Expected to Double In Next Two Years
Report: The Importance of the Circular Economy to Business Expected to Double In Next Two Years

3 years ago - Logistics Are Critical to Implementing a Sustainable Circular Strategy

UPS Invests $100 Million in Compressed Natural Gas, CNG Vehicles and Related Infrastructure
UPS Invests $100 Million in Compressed Natural Gas, CNG Vehicles and Related Infrastructure

3 years ago - Helping to Create and Support Nationwide Natural Gas Market

The UPS Foundation Commits $14 Million to Support Community Safety Programs
The UPS Foundation Commits $14 Million to Support Community Safety Programs

3 years ago - Company Increases Humanitarian Program 40% Worldwide

UPS Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies for Tenth Consecutive Year
UPS Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies for Tenth Consecutive Year

3 years ago - ATLANTA, March 8, 2016 – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it has been recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company for the tenth consecutive year by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

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UPS Unveils Updated Hybrid Electric Fleet To Extend Range
UPS Unveils Updated Hybrid Electric Fleet To Extend Range

3 years ago - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced updates to 125 hybrid electric delivery trucks that extend their range and improve fuel economy as part of the company’s broader Rolling Laboratory approach. A compact, quiet-running 2-cylinder engine replaces a prior 4-cylinder engine to extend their range, improve performance and fuel efficiency. The updated trucks deliver significant fuel economy equivalency gains – up to four times the fuel economy of a gasoline-powered vehicle. They will be deployed in Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Nevada, Ohio and Texas later this year.

UPS Completes Clean Diesel Projects Supported by EPA Grant Awarded to Leonardo Academy
UPS Completes Clean Diesel Projects Supported by EPA Grant Awarded to Leonardo Academy

3 years ago - United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) recently completed the diesel emissions reduction improvements of six trucks supported by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2014-2015 Region 6 Grant. The grant was facilitated by Leonardo Academy, a Wisconsin nonprofit organization that supports Clean Diesel improvement projects, among other sustainability initiatives. Specifically, Leonardo Academy facilitated funding to replace six, Class 8 conventional trucks with six, Class 8 trucks that run on renewable compressed natural gas (CNG) in Texas. As a result of the improvements, approximately 4,529.88 tons of carbon dioxide, 85.38 tons of nitrogen oxide, and 4 tons of particulate emissions will be reduced.

UPS Expands Agreement for Renewable Liquified Natural Gas in Texas
UPS Expands Agreement for Renewable Liquified Natural Gas in Texas

3 years ago - Investment Deepens Commitment to Renewable Fuels

UPS to Power Alternative Fuel Fleet With Natural Gas From Landfills
UPS to Power Alternative Fuel Fleet With Natural Gas From Landfills

3 years ago - UPS has announced it will supply its fleet in Memphis, Tenn., and Jackson, Miss., with an estimated 15 million diesel gallon gas equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) as part of a multi-year agreement with Memphis Light, Gas and Water and Atmos Energy Marketing.

[email protected]: Taking Trash Talk to a Whole New Level
TED@UPS: Taking Trash Talk to a Whole New Level

3 years ago - Globally, there is a huge amount of organic waste. What can we do about all that methane?

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Sustainability Made Stronger
Sustainability Made Stronger

3 years ago - How companies are leveraging innovative partnerships to reduce their impact on the environment.

UPS Wants Your Holiday Wish List
UPS Wants Your Holiday Wish List

3 years ago - Submit a Wish, Spread Goodwill, Find Helpful Holiday Tools

[email protected]: The Key to Solving Hunger
Ted@UPS: The Key to Solving Hunger

3 years ago - How can we get food to the 800 million hungry people in the world?Esther Ndichu | UPS

UPS Deploys 18 New Zero Emission Electric Trucks in Texas
UPS Deploys 18 New Zero Emission Electric Trucks in Texas

3 years ago - UPS today announced the deployment of 18 electric, zero emission delivery vehicles to the Houston-Galveston area in Texas. The truck purchases are the result of a partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), local governments and non-profits. These vehicles, designed and built specifically by the Workhorse Group for the “stop and go” needs of a UPS delivery truck, will avoid the consumption of an estimated 1.1 million gallons of diesel fuel over 20 years.

UPS Deploys 18 New Zero Emission Electric Trucks in Texas
UPS Deploys 18 New Zero Emission Electric Trucks in Texas

3 years ago - Fleet is Part of Clean Air Project with U.S. Department of Energy, Local Governments and Non-Profit

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The UPS Foundation Sets Global Goal To Plant 15 Million Trees By The End Of 2020
The UPS Foundation Sets Global Goal To Plant 15 Million Trees By The End Of 2020

3 years ago -  Awards $2.5 million in environmental grants

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