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How Tech Is Driving a Fourth Wave of Environmentalism

Sustainability is not just some nice-to-have byproduct of innovation – it's the goal.
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Fred Krupp | Environmental Defense Fund

In any era, the hard work of environmental progress requires the best available tools. Today those tools include technological innovations that are giving corporations and NGOs alike new capabilities and supercharging the partnerships between them.

Sensors, data analytics, machine learning and blockchain are just some of the breakthroughs driving business growth as well as environmental stewardship.

Driving Sustainable Logistics in Europe

Could cluster-based freight corridors bolster economic activity in Europe?
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A hyper-connected network of logistics clusters could play a key role in achieving the European Union’s goal of creating a sustainable, more efficient freight transportation system.

The Hidden Benefits of a Sustainable Mindset

With Earth Day approaching, let’s examine the link between a culture of sustainability and one of innovation.
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In some respects, it’s great news that more than half of the global population now lives in cities – a figure expected to increase to two in three people around the world by 2050.

This growth makes cities a great place to live and work and gives them a real sense of energy and vitality. But it also brings challenges of pollution, emissions and congestion, among other issues.

Top Priorities in 2018? Supply Chain Visibility and Transparency

You can't drive blindly when running a business.
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Paul Trudgian | Paul Trudgian Supply Chain & Logistics Consultancy

A common problem with supply chains is they become unwieldy beasts. Each individual element and component within the network knows what they are doing, but the big picture often becomes obscure.

This leaves success in the supply chain down to luck and inevitable inefficiencies.

You simply can’t operate a successful supply chain blindly.

Female Workforces Can Revolutionize Latin American Business

To bring change to SMEs, public policies are not enough. Entrepreneurs and managers must also embrace the cause of gender equality.
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Oscar Artiga | TechnoServe

Daniel Velasquez owns a small snack manufacturing firm in Honduras, which produces plantain chips sold in bodegas across the country. A few years ago, Daniel was struggling to consistently find enough plantains that met the company’s quality standards.

Supply issues are a typical headache for business owners, but the solution to Daniel’s problem came from an atypical place: a gender equality policy.

To Go Circular, First Go Vertical

The vertical integration of your supply chain provides both economic and environmental benefits.
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Alan Barton | Lehigh Technologies

Early last year, the waste management world was abuzz with news of furniture manufacturing giant Ikea’s minority stake in the Dutch plastics recycling company, Morssinkhof Rymoplast Group.

CR Magazine Names UPS a “Best Corporate Citizen” Ninth Year in a Row

Annual list recognizes global corporate and social responsibility leaders
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ATLANTA, May 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the company has been named to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s annual list of the “100 Best Corporate Citizens.” The program recognizes the standout environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of Russell 1000 companies across the United States and loo

UPS To Deploy New, State-Of-The-Art Electric Vehicles in London and Paris

ARRIVAL will supply 35 modular, light-weight EVs with zero tailpipe emissions, 150-mile battery range and advanced safety features
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LONDON, May 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced that it is working with UK-based technology firm ARRIVAL to develop a state-of-the-art pilot fleet of 35 electric delivery vehicles (EVs) to be trialed in London and Paris. These zero tailpipe emission, lightweight composite vehicles have a battery range of more than 150 miles (240 kilometers), which is significantly higher than other EVs currently in service.

The UPS Foundation Awards $16 Million to Increase Humanitarian Relief, Community Resilience, and Safety Efforts

UPS expands medical drone network and public health care supply chain initiatives in Africa
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ATLANTA, April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship efforts of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced it is awarding 2018 grants and in-kind support totaling more than $16 million to non-profit, non-governmental organizations and United Nations agencies for humanitarian relief, community resilience and safety programs worldwide. Grants provide support for disaster response, preparedness and recovery, enhancing public health care supply chains and improving global road safety.

Inside UPS’s Electric Vehicle Strategy

It's time to rethink the return on investment for cleaner technologies.
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Andrew Winston | Harvard Business Review

Passenger electric cars get all the press, especially when someone launches one into space. But something important is going on in the world of commercial vehicles as well.

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