UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase renewable natural gas (RNG) for its delivery vehicle fleet from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE). The deal signifies UPS's plan to significantly expand its use of renewable natural gas for its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. The company has a goal of driving one billion miles using its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet by the end of 2017.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced that Edward Rogers will become the company's new Global Director of Sustainability, effective immediately. Rogers succeeds Steve Leffin who helped create UPS's sustainability strategy and led a number of successful initiatives during his seven years guiding UPS's Sustainability group globally. During this period, the company became one of the first U.S. companies to meet the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 framework at the comprehensive level, exemplifying its leadership in reporting transparency and credibility.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that the company has been named to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens." The program audits and ranks Russell 1000 companies across seven corporate and social responsibility initiatives, including environmental activity, climate change, human rights, employee relations, corporate governance, philanthropy and financial performance.
UPS Freight® (NYSE: UPS), one of the nation's largest heavy freight carriers, announced today the addition of 64 liquefied natural gas (LNG) tractors to its fleet. The tractors, which are based in Harrisburg, Pa., join UPS's worldwide fleet of more than 2,500 natural gas vehicles.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced plans to build 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations to support the purchase and planned deployment of 1,400 new CNG vehicles over the next year. Twelve of the CNG stations will be in new natural gas vehicle deployment areas, and three will replace existing CNG stations with more robust, higher capacity equipment.
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.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) today revealed that its groundbreaking ORION routing system is expected to reduce by 100 million miles annually the distance driven by its drivers, when fully implemented in 2016. The company is accelerating its implementation to complete all planned U.S. routes in 2016. The deployment will result in a 100,000 metric ton reduction in CO2 emissions, equivalent to taking 21,000 passenger cars off the road for a year, according to the Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership recognized UPS® (NYSE: UPS) with one of its Climate Leadership Awards for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The awards acknowledge the voluntary work organizations do to build resilience to climate change.
Today, UPS® (NYSE:UPS) was recognized as No. 1 in the Industrials company category on the 2014 Civic 50 list, up from the No. 4 ranking in 2013. An annual initiative organized by Points of Light and Bloomberg L.P., the Civic 50 honors the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States.
A UPS Foundation, o braço filantrópico da UPS® (NYSE: UPS), anunciou que destinou cerca de US$ 2,5 milhões para organizações sem fins lucrativos, com ênfase na sustentabilidade ambiental. O maior beneficiário da UPS Foundation é a The Nature Conservancy, uma importante organização de preservação que trabalha em todo o mundo para proteger terras e cursos de água ecologicamente importantes.
The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS® (NYSE: UPS), announced it has awarded nearly $2.5 million to non-profit organizations with an emphasis on environmental sustainability. The UPS Foundation's largest environmental grant recipient is The Nature Conservancy, a leading conservation organization that works globally to protect ecologically important lands and bodies of water.
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 it was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the second consecutive year, positioning the company in the top 10 percent of sustainability performers among the 2,500 largest companies tracked in the S&P Global Broad Market IndexSM. For the 10th straight year, UPS was also named to the DJSI North American Index.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) announced it secured a top ranking on the CDP's Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500 companies for the fourth consecutive year. With a score of 100 out of 100, UPS ranked among the top ten percent of companies measured and one of only 14 to receive a score of 100.
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%.
24 maja, 85 pracowników - wolontariuszy UPS Polska zaangażowało się społecznie na rzecz ochrony przyrody i posadziło łącznie 300 krzewów oraz 50 drzew na terenie Ogrodu Botanicznego w Powsinie. Pomysł ten został zrealizowany we współpracy z Fundacją Alter Eko, jako część globalnej kampanii „2 miliony drzew UPS”, która została zapoczątkowana w roku ubiegłym.
The UPS Foundation Contributed USD 10,000 to Support Reforestation Efforts in The Philippines
The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), recently donated USD10,000 (approximately PHP451,600) to boost Earth Day Network Philippines' reforestation efforts, reaffirming the company's longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability. UPS's contributions will help fund reforesting the lost forest cover of the watershed area of Barangay Santa Monica, Tagkawayan and Quezon, enabling the local communities to protect their immediate environment's natural resources.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced its sponsorship of the Korea Green Foundation's 11th Green Film Festival in Seoul (GFFIS). This is the second year UPS Korea has sponsored the festival with a donation of USD 22,800 from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The theme for this year's festival is 'Green Asia' and events will run from May 8th to 14th in Seoul.
UPS Deploys Electric Vehicles in the Streets of Rotterdam
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the deployment of four fully electric vehicles (EV) that will deliver packages in and around the city of Rotterdam. This deployment follows the introduction of six EVs on the streets of Amsterdam in October 2013. For this deployment, UPS partnered with FREVUE, an EU-supported urban e-mobility initiative that seeks to demonstrate to industry, consumers, and policy makers how electric freight vehicles can meet the growing need for sustainable urban logistics.
UPS Gebruikt Elektrische Voertuigen in de Straten van Rotterdam
UPS (NYSE: UPS) kondigt vandaag aan vier elektrische voertuigen in gebruik te nemen in en rondom Rotterdam. UPS werkt hiervoor samen met FREVUE, een door de EU ondersteund stedelijk e-mobility initiatief dat ernaar streeft de industrie, consumenten en beleidsmakers te laten zien dat elektrische vrachtvoertuigen kunnen voldoen aan de groeiende vraag naar duurzame, stedelijke logistiek. De inzet in Rotterdam volgt op de introductie van zes elektrische voertuigen in Amsterdam in oktober 2013.
Internationalization of U.S. Education in the 21st Century.
April 12, 2014 - College of William & Mary - Williamsburg, VA: Kurt Kuehn, chief financial officer for UPS, spoke at the Coalition for International Education on the campus of William and Mary about the Internationalization of U.S. Education in the 21st Century. Kurt discusses what the world of business needs from institutions of higher education to compete on a global scale.
The Role of Logistics in an Age of Disruption
March 28, 2014 - University of Miami - Miami, FL: Kurt Kuehn, the chief financial officer of UPS, traces the history of logistics and the role of logistics in today's global economy.
UPS Propane Vehicle 2
UPS announced plans to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations.
Saving Fuel: Alternative Fuels Drive UPS to Innovative Solutions
UPS is engaged deeply in a global conversation about the future of fuels and energy, because managing fuels and energy is essential to our sustainable business success. UPS is aggressive in using alternative vehicles under real-world operating conditions. We currently operate one of the largest private alternative fuel fleets in the industry.
UPS Propane Vehicle 3
UPS announced plans to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations.
UPS Propane Vehicle
UPS announced plans to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations.
UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced plans to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations. The investment in propane vehicles and infrastructure is approximately $70 million.
UPS® (NYSE:UPS) announced today plans to invest approximately $50 million to build an additional nine liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling stations, bringing the total number of stations to 13. Four were announced in April, and all should be operational by the end of 2014.
UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn on Bloomberg TV
Kurt Kuehn, chief financial officer of United Parcel Service Inc., talks about the company's outlook and business strategy. Kuehn speaks with Tom Keene, Sara Eisen and Anna Edwards on Bloomberg Television's Surveillance.
UPS CFO Talks Wall Street
In a Fox Business interview with UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn, he discusses how the company creates value and invests for growth. The continuous technological improvements in the company to bring shareholders the greatest value are also reviewed.
Public Debt and the Private Sector
UPS Chief Financial Officer Kurt Kuehn participated in a panel at the Bloomberg Washington Summit that discussed the state of the economy and the impact of public debt on business markets.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the accelerated growth of its alternative vehicle fleet with plans to purchase approximately 700 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles and to build four refueling stations by the end of 2014. Once completed, the LNG private fleet will be one of the most extensive in the U.S.
UPS LNG vehicle being fueled
UPS driver, Joseph McGinn, fuels liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicle. UPS plans to purchase approximately 700 additional LNG vehicles and build four refueling stations by the end of 2014.
NASCAR gives UPS (NYSE: UPS) the green flag in sustainability as it upgrades its Trackside Services operation for the 2013 racing season. This "best practice" aims to reduce environmental impacts and create a model for other racing teams and sponsors to leverage in their own sustainability efforts by reducing emissions and optimizing power generation with state-of-the-art solar power.
UPS Trackside Services Trailer
The new UPS Trackside Services trailer has been outfitted with high-tech, state-of-the-art solar panels, designed and installed by Suniva® to help supplement sustainable energy needed to run the delivery operation at NASCAR races. The mobile unit features a photovoltaic (PV) powered system with a large array of battery power as well as a generator and access to shore power. (Credit: CIA Stock photography)
UPS Trackside Services Cart
The new sustainable-energy version of the mini UPS Trackside Services Package Car runs on solar power energy derived from its Suniva(R) roof panels. The UPS package Car provides critical behind-the-scenes pick-up and delivery services for race teams, sponsors, racing officials and vendors at every NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event throughout the season. Credit: Alexis Gilbert/ Just Marketing International (JMI)
Building on its commitment to increase the use of renewable energy resources in the U.S. and throughout the world, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has invested in two solar power projects at its distribution facilities in Parsippany and Secaucus, New Jersey that showcase the business benefits of owning and operating sustainable energy systems.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the deployment of 100 fully electric commercial vehicles that will be delivering packages around the state. Today's announcement will help implement Governor Jerry Brown's Executive Order to achieve widespread deployment of zero emission vehicles throughout California.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released highlights of another year of strong corporate support for communities around the world in 2012. With more than $97.5 million in cumulative donations, the company also exceeded previous records for the overall volunteer hours documented by employees worldwide and the number of organizations served. Additionally, UPS continues to be one of United Way's largest contributors, donating more than $55 million in 2012 and stands alone in contributing more than $1 billion to the United Way over the past 30 years.
246 Million Miles and Beyond
In 2000, UPS began calculating the miles the green fleet was traveling annually. In 2011, the green fleet hit 246 million miles, with a goal of logging 400 million miles by 2017.
In a video address to a global audience, U.S. Postal Service Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Donahoe, and UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis announced a unique partnership designed to offer better service to customers, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and optimize operational efficiencies.
For the fourth consecutive year, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has earned the No. 1 ranking in the consumer shipping category of the Climate Counts Company Scorecard. UPS tied for second overall in this year's global list of 145 companies and is the only transportation and logistics provider to appear in the top tier of the list.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the deployment of 40 new hydraulic hybrid vehicles (HHVs) - 20 in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta. Developed by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) and Parker Hannifin Corporation, the package cars can achieve up to 35 percent improved fuel economy and up to 30 percent CO2 emissions reduction over traditional diesel-powered vehicles that use automatic transmissions in stop-and-go applications.
Since its founding in 1907, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has established a strong legacy of support to the communities it serves. The company's commitment is especially evident during its annual Global Volunteer Month, which begins October 1. This year, which marks the 10th anniversary of Global Volunteer Month, UPS is encouraging its nearly 400,000 employees to pledge 195,000 volunteer hours during the month with a focus on making their communities more environmentally sustainable. In support of this goal, UPS is awarding $2.2 million in grants to a variety of environmentally-focused organizations.
For the second consecutive year, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has received the highest score in the 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project's "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index" of S&P companies, receiving a 99 out of 100.
Saving Fuel: UPS Uses Telematics To Go - And Save - Green
Telematics is the integration of telecommunications and informatics. Popular consumer uses of telematics include location-based search results on smart phones and driver information systems in automobiles. At UPS, we have created a proprietary system of telematics that combines a wealth of information about the behavioral and mechanical variables that affect attributes such as fuel efficiency in the delivery process. This enables us to use our delivery vehicles as "rolling laboratories" in which we collect data, test ideas and hone our performance. In 2011, delivery drivers in telematics-equipped vehicles eliminated more than 98.0 million minutes of idling time.
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 Capital Helps Finance World Centric's Sustainability Mission
World Centric makes it easier for consumers to enjoy their meals while helping to ensure a sustainable and greener environment. This socially conscience enterprise designs, manufactures, and sells compostable food service disposables as alternatives to petroleum-based plastic and foam products.
One Individual and 20 Organizations Receive Inaugural Climate Leadership Awards
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) (formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change), and The Climate Registry (TCR) named the winners of the inaugural Climate Leadership Awards. The awards recognize corporate, organizational, and individual leadership in addressing climate change and reducing carbon pollution. From setting and exceeding aggressive emissions reduction goals to reducing the emissions associated with shipping goods, these organizations are improving efficiency, identifying energy and cost saving opportunities, and reducing pollution.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) has become the first major package delivery and logistics company to earn Gold Status certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) along with an Energy Star certification for its corporate headquarters complex.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) made low-carbon and adopting a green lifestyle the theme of its 2011 "UPS Global Volunteer Month", during which 1,649 UPS employees and their family members participated in 57 volunteer activities and contributed 4,457 volunteer hours to serve the communities in which they live and work.
UPS Helps Anderson Seafoods Keep Deliveries Cool
What do you give the foodie or weekend chef who has everything? If they like seafood, an order of Alaskan Halibut, Copper River King Salmon or West Australian Lobster Tails is sure to make them happy.
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.
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 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.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it had installed a rooftop solar array on its Lakewood, N.J., facility, completing a project that will provide a significant portion of the building's peak energy needs. The installation is the first in a series of investments planned by UPS to increase the company's reliance on renewable energy.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) and Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) today announced a groundbreaking, multi-year sponsorship alliance aimed at promoting UPS's environmentally responsible logistics solutions to millions of music fans across North America as well as recording artists committed to reducing the environmental impact of their concert tours.
Biofuel Blend Brings Green Future
UPS is looking forward to a greener future, with a switch to a biofuel blend for hundreds of pieces of airport equipment in Louisville, Ky. Beginning in mid-April all the diesel-powered equipment on the ramps at Worldport will switch to a bio-diesel blend.
As one of the world's largest logistics companies, fuel and energy conservation is a strategic imperative for the company. Our efforts extend to the way we operate our business and beyond.
Saving Fuel: The Benefits of No Idling
With more than 100,000 vehicles delivering over 15 million packages and documents worldwide each day, UPS knows first-hand the importance of no-idling measures.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced its fleet of alternative fuel and technology delivery vehicles has driven 200 million miles since 2000. The alternative fuel fleet (AFV) now numbers more than 1,900 and another 62 vehicles have just been ordered.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has purchased another 48 heavy tractor trucks equipped to run on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), bolstering its continuing effort to reduce the emissions of its truck fleet while taking a step toward energy security.
The UPS Foundation (NYSE:UPS) today announced nine grants totaling nearly $2 million dedicated to environmental programs and organizations worldwide.
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.
CO2-Nøytral Varedistribusjon Kommer At Gjelde Internasjonalt
UPS (NYSE: UPS) har utvidet sitt CO2-nøytrale tjenesteprogram "UPS Carbon Neutral" til å gjelde hele 35 land og områder i Europa og Asia, samt Sør- og Nord-Amerikanske kontinentene. Noe som betyr at ytterligere millioner med UPS-kunder nå kan betale et lite gebyr for å beregne hvor mye utslipp forsendelsene forårsaker for deretter å redusere det.
Koldioxidneutrala Frakter Utökas Internationellt
UPS (NYSE: UPS) har utökat sitt klimatneutrala fraktprogram till 35 länder och regioner i Europa, Asien och Syd- och Nordamerika. Det innebär att miljontals fler UPS-kunder nu har möjlighet att betala en mindre avgift för att beräkna och kompensera för koldioxidutsläpp i samband med sina leveranser.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) will expand its carbon neutral shipping program to 35 countries and territories across Europe, Asia and the Americas on July 12. Millions more UPS customers will have the option of paying a small fee to calculate and offset the carbon emissions associated with their shipments.
À compter du 12 juillet prochain, UPS (UPS à la Bourse de New York) offrira une option d’expédition neutre en carbone dans 35 pays et territoires d’Europe, d’Asie et d’Amérique. Ainsi, pour des frais minimes, des millions de clients additionnels auront la possibilité de compenser les émissions de carbone générées par leurs envois.
CO2-Neutral Forsendelse Kommer Til At Gælde Internationalt
UPS (NYSE: UPS) har udvidet sit CO2-neutrale serviceprogram carbon neutral shipping til 35 lande og områder over hele Europa, Asien samt de nord- og sydamerikanske kontinenter. Yderligere millioner af UPS-kunder har nu mulighed for at betale et mindre gebyr for at beregne og udligne CO2-udledningen forbundet med deres forsendelser.
Envíos "Carbon Neutral" Disponibles Internacionalmente
UPS (NYSE:UPS) ha expandido la cobertura de su servicio “UPS carbon neutral” a 35 países en Europa, Asia y las Américas. Ahora, millones más de clientes de UPS tienen la opción de pagar una pequeña cuota para calcular y compensar las emisiones de carbono asociadas a sus envíos.
Transporte Neutro de Carbono é Estendido a milhões de Clientes
a UPS (NYSE:UPS) expandiu seu programa de transporte neutro de carbono a 35 países e territórios na Europa, Ásia e Américas. Antes restrito a clientes dos Estados Unidos, a opção de pagar uma pequena taxa para calcular e compensar as emissões de carbono associadas às suas remessas está à disposição de outros milhões de clientes da UPS.
Five Reasons the CFO Should Care About Sustainability
Kurt Kuehn, Chief Financial Officer, addressed business leaders attending the International Corporate Citizenship Conference sponsored by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship. In his remarks, Kuehn stressed five reasons CFOs and financial leaders should consider sustainability a bottom line priority.
UPS Vehicle Deployment Manager Donna Tisdale discusses UPS's recent release of 200 hybrid electric vehicles.
UPS Decision Green Technology Forum audio
On Tuesday, March 23, the Decision Green Tech Forum: Greening Your Supply Chain event was held in New York City. The event was designed to showcase how UPS is leveraging technology to bring customer solutions to the market and enhance its sustainability efforts. Dave Barnes, senior vice president and CIO, moderated the program.
Puckett's Mill Elementary School students (Dacula, Ga.) asked their parents and bus drivers to "cut their engines" in the school drop-off/pick-up line in an effort to protect young lungs, improve air quality and save fuel. Puckett's Mill has seen 100% participation since they began their "No-Idling Campaign," part of a national program sponsored by the Earth Day Network and The Clean Air Campaign. UPS, a company always dedicated to limiting idling in their own vehicles, supported this program through grants totaling $350,000.
Cut Your Engines
With the help of a $350,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, Puckett's Mill Elementary School students kicked-off a "No-Idling Campaign" asking their parents and bus drivers to "cut their engines" in the school drop-off/pick-up line in an effort to reduce vehicle emissions. Here, 5th graders (L to R) Savannan Lengnick, Sarah Boozer,Megan Jones, Claire Coker and Chesney Jensen prepare to carry signs down the bus line 8/19 outside their school to remind the drivers. The "No-Idling Campaign" is part of a national program sponsored by the Earth Day Network and The Clean Air Campaign. (HO PHOTO--MICHAEL PUGH)
UPS serves its customers with a network that operates in unison with our environmental objectives - one that is unique in our industry.
UPS First In Industry to Purchase Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicles
UPS is the first company in the package delivery industry to purchase hydraulic hybrid vehicles (HHVs). UPS added seven HHVs to its “green fleet,” which now totals 2,129 low carbon vehicles, including HHVs, electric, hybrid electric, compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas, and propane-powered trucks. The first two HHV will be deployed in Minneapolis during the first quarter of 2009, and the additional five HHVs will be deployed later in 2009 and early 2010.
UPS Uses Technology and Operational Efficiencies to Reduce Fuel Consumption and Emissions
As the world's largest package delivery company, fuel consumption is a necessary business expense that accounts for an average of 5.6 percent of UPS's operating revenue. From both a business and environmental perspective, UPS is committed to developing and testing innovative solutions and investing in technologies that minimize fuel consumption and reduce our impact on the environment.
Fuel Management and Conservation at the UPS Airlines
Automobile drivers may be feeling the pinch at the gas pump, but try fueling the world's ninth largest airline. As UPS operates 282 aircraft, the company looks to the sky to continue its sustainability efforts and increase the efficiency of its operations.
Sustainable Transport: UPS Fuel Cell Testing Initiative
UPS is committed to a sustainable future, and the company's alternative fuel vehicles play a large role in that commitment. UPS developed and continues to enhance its fleet using a 'rolling laboratory' philosophy - using its alternative fuel fleet as a way to learn about how new technologies and advancements can be adapted for use in a large delivery fleet.
UPS Experts Offer Tips for Better Gas Mileage
Just a few years ago, who would have imagined paying near or above $3-a-gallon for gasoline in America? Or Web sites dedicated to finding the lowest local cost for gasoline? Or contest prizes offering a tank or two of free gas?
UPS Practices Environmental Innovation At Headquarters And Beyond
UPS's environmental commitment and innovation is evident at its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, which was created in natural surroundings that play a prominent role in the design. Rather than building a tall skyscraper when the company relocated from Greenwich, Connecticut, UPS designed a building that works with its natural surroundings to provide an enjoyable work environment for its employees.