UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight, the facilitation of international trade and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently enable commerce around the globe.
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
How Circular Thinking is Transforming Sustainable E-Commerce
7 years ago - Company Increases Humanitarian Program 40% Worldwide
7 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.
7 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.
7 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.
7 years ago - Investment Deepens Commitment to Renewable Fuels
7 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.
7 years ago - Globally, there is a huge amount of organic waste. What can we do about all that methane?
7 years ago - How companies are leveraging innovative partnerships to reduce their impact on the environment.
7 years ago - Submit a Wish, Spread Goodwill, Find Helpful Holiday Tools
7 years ago - How can we get food to the 800 million hungry people in the world?Esther Ndichu | UPS
7 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.
7 years ago - Fleet is Part of Clean Air Project with U.S. Department of Energy, Local Governments and Non-Profit
7 years ago - Awards $2.5 million in environmental grants
7 years ago - In response to the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa, The UPS Foundation committed $750,000 in funding and in-kind support. UPS engaged with first response agencies, providing air, ocean and ground transportation for vital relief shipments from the U.S. and Europe to West Africa. Click the image below to expand.
7 years ago - Drives Value Trough Diversity Initiatives From September 15 to October 15, the U.S. celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. This annual celebration highlights the importance of embracing different cultures and perspectives, and how doing so builds stronger communities and businesses. UPS’s approach to diversity and inclusion is not only fundamental to its ability to create long-term business and social impact, but also integral to the brand’s history and business model.
7 years ago - At UPS, they’ve created new ways to help e-Commerce businesses serve their customers sustainably. Learn more about UPS’s approach to sustainability and how we are Committed to More at: http://sustainability.ups.com/?WT.mc_id=VAN701023
7 years ago - Reputation Institute has released its annual Global CSR RepTrak® 100, which highlights the companies that have the best reputations for corporate social responsibility (CSR) among the general public in 15 countries. Google tops the ranking for the second year in a row, with a significant lead over all other companies in the ranking.
7 years ago - ATLANTA, September 14, 2015 – The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS® (NYSE: UPS) is working with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the World Food Programme (WFP) to provide critical relief shipments to thousands of refugees in Greece and along the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia border. Air shipments of 163 metric tons of relief supplies, including 86 tons of high-energy biscuits, 30,000 blankets, 25,000 sleeping mats and 1,000 solar lanterns arrived on Sept. 5. The flights were funded by The UPS Foundation as part of its UPS Humanitarian Relief and Resilience program.
7 years ago - In every aspect of business, UPS is Committed to More™; pioneering sustainable solutions for customers, innovating to deliver packages more efficiently, collaborating with others to tackle the world’s toughest issues, and finding more ways to take action and give back. In this video UPS chief sustainability officer, Rhonda Clark, shares UPS’s approach to sustainability, as well as achievements and goals. Visit ups.com/sustainability and download the new UPS 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report.
7 years ago - STAMFORD, Conn. (Aug. 6, 2015) – Keep America Beautiful and The UPS Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2015 Keep America Beautiful/UPS Community Tree and Recovery Tree Planting Grants. More than 30 grants, totaling $160,000, are being awarded to Keep America Beautiful community-based affiliates throughout the country.