Keep America Beautiful and UPS work to strengthen America’s natural infrastructure, planting more than 11,200 trees together since 2011
STAMFORD, Conn., October 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced the distribution of 19 grants totaling $100,000 from The UPS Foundation for the 2018 Keep America Beautiful/UPS Community Tree and Recovery Tree Planting Grants program. The grant recipients’ projects will result in more than 1,200 trees being planted in support of local tree-planting initiatives.
Volunteers To Focus On Moving UN Sustainable Goals Forward And Helping Communities Hit By Recent Disasters During UPS Global Volunteer Month
ATLANTA, October 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that the company will deploy nearly 40 percent more employees on five continents to contribute to 450 community service projects, in the company’s 16th annual Global Volunteer Month. In 2014, CEO David Abney pledged UPS’s employees would contribute 20 million volunteer hours by the end of 2020, and the company is on pace to reach this goal.
Global logistics leader acknowledged for leadership and support of the Paralyzed Veterans of America mission, programs and services
ALTANTA, September 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) was recognized by the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) with a 2018 “Sustain: ABLE Award” at PVA’s annual Mission: ABLE Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. The company was acknowledged for leadership and support of the Paralyzed Veterans of America mission, programs and services.
Looking back over the past two decades, America’s workplaces have become decidedly more inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) employees. The demand for an engaged, productive and talented workforce requires that companies attract and retain workers across the broad spectrum of diversity.
The UPS Foundation publishes its Annual Social Impact Report
ATLANTA, September 21, 2018/3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation, which leads global citizenship and philanthropy programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will award nearly $2.7 million in grants to preeminent environmental organizations worldwide.
Contributes immediate and long-term recovery assistance through a network of public-private partnerships
ATLANTA, September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a more than $1 million commitment through The UPS Foundation in support of recovery efforts following the devastating flooding, infrastructure damage and utility outages caused by Hurricane Florence.
UPS recognized on DJSI North America Index for 14th straight year
ATLANTA, September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE: UPS) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the sixth consecutive year and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the 14th straight year. The recognition comes as UPS continues to work toward its ambitious sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources.
ATLANTA, September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ — GreenBiz Group today named UPS as one of the 2018 “VERGE Vanguard Award honorees,” based on a global search for leaders who are accelerating an equitable transition to a clean power grid, a zero-emissions transportation system and the circular economy.