UPS London Switches on Smart Grid to Super-Charge Electric Delivery Fleet

Cutting Edge Deployment of Advanced Technology Vehicle & Charging Signals Shift Away from Reliance on Combustion Engine
Press Release

LONDON, March 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A UPS (NYSE:UPS) led consortium has deployed a radical new charging technology in London that overcomes the challenge of simultaneously recharging an entire fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) without the need for the expensive upgrade to the power supply grid.

A Supply Chain of Freedom: Made by Free Women

Let’s eradicate modern-day slavery once and for all.
Greg Ross | UPS

There are nearly 46 million people in 167 countries living in some form of slavery today, and women and girls in developing nations make up more than 70 percent of those exposed to constant abuse and extreme poverty.

They can’t live freely or earn enough to meet basic needs for themselves or their families.

10 Innovations Changing How the UN Delivers Food

The mission to end global hunger is evolving alongside technology.
M.J. Altman | World Food Program USA

As technology adapts and smarter solutions emerge, WFP is testing and deploying bold new tools to carry out its global, lifesaving mission of delivering food to families in need.

From growing fresh food without soil to using drone technology to map areas affected by natural disaster, these groundbreaking approaches are transforming how the world’s leading hunger-fighting agency feeds people across the globe.

Looking Beyond Next Quarter’s Results, 5 Global CEOs Share Long-Term Strategic Plans

To end “short-termism” on Wall Street, CEOs present plans for 3+ years out to investors representing $25 trillion in AUM
Press Release

NEW YORK, February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CEOs from some of the most prominent companies in the world--including Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Merck, Unilever, and UPS -- came together to share their long-term business plans to an audience of more than 275 major institutional investors at the third CEO Investor Forum (CIF) organized by the CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII).

UPS to Deploy First Electric Truck to Rival Cost of Conventional Fuel Vehicles

Collaboration with Workhorse Group on new, zero emission vehicles is industry first
Press Release

ATLANTA, February 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it  plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies – an industry first that is breaking a key barrier to large scale fleet adoption. The company is collaborating with Workhorse Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WKHS) to design the vehicles from the ground up, with zero tailpipe emissions.

These 3 Elements are Crucial to the Future of Electric Cars

The convergence of energy and mobility must be strategic, intentional and guided if cities and citizens are to receive the maximum benefits.

Jean-Pascal Tricoire | Schneider Electric
Francesco Starace | Enel Group

How and Where Diversity Drives Financial Performance

A survey of 1,700 companies discovers a relationship between diversity and innovation.
Rocio Lorenzo | Harvard Business Review
Martin Reeves | Harvard Business Review

Diversity is both an issue of fairness and, some say, a driver of innovation and performance. To assess the latter claim, we undertook a large, cross-country study into the relationship between multiple aspects of managerial diversity, the presence of enabling conditions such as leadership support for diversity and innovation outcomes.

Seven Things Every Company Should Know About Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Business

From human rights to environmental issues, we have much to lose if AI does not evolve in ways that support the public good.

Dunstan Allison-Hope | BSR
Jacob Park | BSR
Michael Rohwer | BSR

Artificial intelligence (AI) is advancing rapidly, thanks to ever-more-powerful computing, massive growth in the availability of digital data and increasingly sophisticated algorithms.

The world’s largest technology firms are investing billions to develop their AI capabilities, and companies across industries, from travel to real estate to fashion, are racing to bring AI-enabled services to market.

Disrupting the Electricity Industry

By changing the way we think about and create energy, we can make our communities greener and more self-sufficient

Edouard Barreiro | UPS

It’s no secret that going green is challenging. Governments, businesses and individuals must consider several factors when making the shift to alternative energy, including availability, cost and storage.

In the case of electric energy, rising demand means we have to start rethinking the way electricity is produced, transported and consumed. Here’s how:

Faster, Smarter, Greener

An in-depth look at the future of the car and urban mobility
Venkat Sumantran | The MIT Press
Charles Fine | The MIT Press
David Gonsalvez | The MIT Press
Economics and mobility


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