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Wednesday, 16 January 2019
How Circular Thinking is Transforming Sustainable E-Commerce
6 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
6 years ago - US 10/13/16 Atlanta and Kigali, Rwanda Up To 150 Emergency Medical Drone Flights a Day
6 years ago - US 10/11/16 Atlanta, GA Updated Engine Technology Extends Range and Improves Performance and Fuel Economy
6 years ago - US 10/04/16 Atlanta, GA
6 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.
6 years ago - US 09/08/16Atlanta, GANamed to DJSI North America Index for 12th Straight Year
6 years ago - 7 million trees planted in 52 countries around the world Foundation to award millions in environmental grants US 08/31/16
6 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.
6 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.
6 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.
6 years ago - Points of Light honors UPS for its community engagement and philanthropic efforts for 3rd year
6 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.
6 years ago - Focus on Inclusive Communities, Economic Empowerment, Higher Education and Mentorship
7 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.
7 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.
7 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.
7 years ago - An evolving approach to sustainability reveals how everyone has a seat at the table.
7 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.
7 years ago - Logistics Are Critical to Implementing a Sustainable Circular Strategy
7 years ago - Helping to Create and Support Nationwide Natural Gas Market