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UPS Horizons Newsletter | Accelerating Sustainable Solutions

Sustainability Insights and Updates | Fall 2020
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Accelerating Sustainable Solutions

By Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

UPS Chief Sustainability Officer

Newsletter

Accelerating Sustainable Solutions

By Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

UPS Chief Sustainability Officer

UPS Longitudes | Circular Solutions in a COVID-19 World

Patrick Browne @ UPS
Article

As demand for sustainable packaging solutions reached its apex, the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to stall progress as disposable gloves and single-use shopping bags returned to even the most sustainable consumers’ homes.

The annual celebration of Plastic-Free July last month felt a bit ironic as single-use solutions remained necessary to protect health and safety in this unprecedented moment in time.

UPS Longitudes | Building a More Resilient Supply Chain: Part II

Amit Prasad @ Coyote Logistics
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Editor’s Note: This is part two in a two-part series. If you missed part one, check it out here.

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every part of the global supply chain — from procurement and logistics to manufacturing and warehousing.

UPS Longitudes | Building a More Resilient Supply Chain: Part I

Amit Prasad @ Coyote Logistics
Article

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every part of the global supply chain — from procurement and logistics to manufacturing and warehousing.

This guide explores the far-reaching implications of this global crisis on key areas of supply chain operations, including: sourcing and procurement, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution and transportation and logistics.

It also identifies current trends and outlines strategies to support your business on the long road to economic recovery.

UPS Longitudes | Why Human Trafficking Worsens During a Pandemic

Mara Vanderslice Kelly @ United Way
Article

Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. According to the Global Slavery Index, more than 40 million people are living in modern slavery.

While human trafficking is most often associated with commercial sex, it also includes domestic servitude, child labor and exploitation in areas such as migrant farming. It can happen anywhere, to men, women or children; in suburbia and on city streets, in factories and mines and at truck stops, fields or fishing boats.

UPS Infographic | Lessons From Our eBike Journey

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UPS is exploring a range of solutions to make deliveries within cities more efficient and with zero emissions, including with electric bicycles and tricycles. We launched our first eBike delivery pilot in Hamburg, Germany, in 2012. Today, we are working on more than 30 urban logistics projects in cities worldwide.

UPS Infographic | Sustainability by the Numbers

Take a look at the latest facts and figures about sustainability at UPS.
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This infographic is from UPS's 2019 Interactive Sustainability Report: Accelerating Sustainable Solutions. Visit ups.com/sustainability to see the Highlights brochure with translations, GRI Content Index, and other stories of innovation.

UPS Infographic | UPS Browns Get a New Look

We designed our drivers’ iconic brown uniforms for increased comfort, while keeping performance and safety in mind.
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This infographic is from UPS's 2019 Interactive Sustainability Report: Accelerating Sustainable Solutions. Visit ups.com/sustainability to see the Highlights brochure with translations, GRI Content Index, and other stories of innovation.

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