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 that welcomes opportunity. In return, we must act responsibly - as a business, an employer, and a corporate citizen.
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.
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) today announced its annual listing of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises, the only national award honoring corporations for world-class programs that create level playing fields for women's business enterprises (WBEs) to compete for corporate contracts.
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.