The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced the launch of the UPS Relief Link program to help improve the lives of displaced refugees around the world through optimized distribution and tracking of critical supplies in crisis-affected areas.
Since its founding in 1907, UPS® (NYSE: UPS) has established a strong legacy of supporting the communities it serves around the world. During the month of October, UPS's nearly 400,000 employees will aim to donate 315,000 volunteer hours to community service efforts through the company's annual Global Volunteer Month. This goal is a 5 percent increase over last year's monthly hours total.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced the appointment of Eduardo Martinez, president of The UPS Foundation, to the Board of Directors of the International Association for Volunteer Efforts (IAVE), effective immediately. As a member of the Board, Martinez will support IAVE's mission to promote, strengthen and celebrate the development of worldwide volunteerism, which closely aligns with The UPS Foundation's focus on global volunteer efforts.
Le rapport sur le développement durable 2013 souligne les réalisations d’UPS dans les domaines de l’énergie, de l’efficacité et de l’aide humanitaire.
Transparence accrue : UPS est une des premières sociétés américaines à adopter une nouvelle méthode détaillée de production de rapports sur le développement durable.
Réduction de 1,5 pour cent des émissions de carbone.
Davantage de véhicules à émissions faibles sur les routes : les véhicules du parc d’UPS ont parcouru 88 millions de kilomètres et permis à la société de réduire de 21,9 millions de litres sa consommation d’essence et de diesel.
Plus de 5,6 millions de litres de carburant économisés par année grâce au logiciel d’optimisation des itinéraires (ORION).
Des options de chaîne d’approvisionnement plus durables pour les clients, telles que UPS carbone neutre pour l’expédition de colis, de documents, de marchandises ou de fret, partout dans le monde.
Des collectivités plus résilientes partout dans le monde grâce à l’aide d’UPS, notamment grâce à l’expédition de 250 envois humanitaires dans 46 pays.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) will release its 2013 sustainability report based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)'s new G4 reporting guidelines at the "Comprehensive in accordance" option and with GRI's "Materiality Matters" check on July 30, 2014. With the release of this report, UPS will join a select group of global companies that have already adopted the G4 guidelines and will become one of the first U.S.-based companies to do so.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that Rhonda Clark will become the company's Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) effective immediately. Clark will succeed Scott Wicker who helped create UPS's sustainability architecture and implemented numerous successful initiatives during his seven years leading UPS's Sustainability group. During this period, the company set aggressive sustainability goals, achieved success in key areas by improving efficiencies in operations and expanded its alternative fuel/advanced technology fleet by more than 50%.
The UPS Foundation, on behalf of UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced today it will donate more than $7.9 million to 42 non-profit organizations supporting economic empowerment, education, inclusion, and mentorship initiatives. The donations include a $1 million commitment of support over two years to the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) to provide leadership development opportunities to girls/young women around the world with a special emphasis on Latin America, Africa and the Arab world.
2011 UPS Corporate Sustainability Fact Sheet
The 2011 Sustainability Report recaps our actions and performance, reviewing our goals and key performance indicators (KPIs) that were set nearly five years ago. This year, we are disclosing more information than ever, and for the first time, our report presents a materiality matrix. As a result of both external events and a review of our five-year progress, we recommitted to the principle that UPS is part of an interconnected global community, and understand that our success is dependent on economic stability, global trade and a society that welcomes opportunity. In return, we must act responsibly - as a business, an employer, and a corporate citizen.
UPS Foundation Diversity Grants
UPS recently announced the donation of $6.9 million in funding to 44 non-profit organizations worldwide that focus on cultivating diversity.
Logistics of Sustainability infographic
Sustainability is what we deliver every day at UPS. It's a commitment to our customers and our employees. It's the responsibility we have to the communities we live in, as well as to the planet we live on. At UPS, sustainability is at the center of all we do.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released the latest edition of its annual Sustainability Report, disclosing it had once again managed to reduce the amount of fuel it's using to deliver each package in the United States.
Sustainability is... video
Whether volunteering, recycling or making right hand turns, UPS employees around the world make sustainability part of their every day. Scott Wicker, Chief Sustainability Officer, explains what sustainability means to UPS.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced grants totaling $7 million to more than 80 non-profit organizations whose mission is to support diverse populations. These grants will fund programs that develop leadership skills, promote education and encourage inclusion of all individuals.
UPS 2011 Diversity Grants
UPS announced grants totaling $7 million to more than 80 non-profit organizations whose mission is to support diverse populations. These grants will fund programs that develop leadership skills, promote education and encourage inclusion of all individuals.
UPS Again Receives Top Mark in 2011 Corporate Equality Index
For the fourth consecutive year, UPS (NYSE:UPS) has earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, an annual survey that rates U.S. corporations on their non-discrimination policies and practices toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and consumers.
UPS Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Eighth Year in a Row
For the eighth year in a row, UPS (NYSE:UPS) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America, based on the company's economic, environmental and social practices. UPS ranked in the top 20% of corporations in the Industrial Goods and Services sector in North America and scored above the industry group's average in the three areas.
A consortium of large businesses in a variety of industry sectors today announced a new way for small businesses to compete with greater ease to sell goods and services to global companies, potentially leading to the creation of new jobs and economic growth.
Mercedes Electric Supply lightened its load by turning over the heavy lifting to UPS
Learn how Mercedes Electric Supply is saving 20% annually and 3 hours daily by consolidating freight carriers. Mercedes and Victor LaPorta have grown their business from a company of two in 1979 to a leading distributor of electrical equipment. The company, based in Miami, now boasts 45 employees, $3 million in inventory and annual sales of more than $20 million.