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UPS/Greenbiz Survey Finds Businesses Are Concerned About Impacts of Urbanization

Less than Half Feel Prepared to Tackle These Challenges Survey Offers New Insights Into Logistics Challenges and Opportunities Collaboration Needed to Build Environmentally Sustainable Cities
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ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new study from UPS (NYSE:UPS) and GreenBiz Group reveals nearly all companies (95 percent) surveyed are concerned about how urbanization will impact business growth and sustainability. However, according to The Road to Sustainable Urban Logistics survey, only 47 percent feel prepared to address the associated business challenges.

UPS First Commercial Customer in U.S. to Use New Daimler Electric Delivery Truck

Company to Initially Use Three FUSO eCanter EVs
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ATLANTA, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it will place in service three medium-duty electric trucks from Daimler Trucks Fuso brand, called the eCanter. The company will be the first commercial customer in the U.S. to use this series-produced vehicle. UPS will deploy the trucks in the U.S. at locations to be determined.

The UPS Foundation Extends Relief Network to Florida, Pledges More Than $1 Million in Additional Support

Contributes Immediate and Long-Term Assistance Through a Network of Public-Private Partnerships Designed to Assist With Wide Range of Needs
Press Release

ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced  more than a $1 million commitment, through The UPS Foundation, in support of recovery efforts in the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.

The UPS Foundation, American Red Cross and Cyphy Works Launch Disaster Relief Drone Pilot Program

Trial will Assist with Hurricane Harvey Assessments and Serve as Future Model for a Rapid Assessment Unit
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ATLANTA, September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation, the American Red Cross and drone manufacturer CyPhy Works, Inc., today announced a partnership to launch a drone pilot program, marking the first time the American Red Cross will test using a tethered drone to assess damage after a major natural disaster in the United States.

UPS Recognized on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fifth Consecutive Year

Named to DJSI North America Index for 13th Straight Year
Press Release

ATLANTA, September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE: UPS) made the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the fifth consecutive year and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the 13th straight year. The highly-regarded indices evaluate companies on their sustainability performance and positions UPS in the top 10 percent of sustainability performers among the 2,500 largest companies tracked in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

Resiliency is Preparedness

Collaboration between cities and the private sector can prepare us for physical, social and economic challenges.
Blog

Scott Tew | Ingersoll Rand 

The UPS Foundation Mobilizes Relief Network, Pledges More Than $1 Million

Contributes Immediate and Long-Term Assistance Through a Network of Public-Private Partnerships Designed to Assist With Wide Range of Needs
Press Release

August 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced more than a $1 million pledge, through The UPS Foundation in support of recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.

2 New Rules of the Sustainability Game

Here's how supply and demand are two sides of the same coin.
Blog

Last month, BSR brought together a group of luxury brands at Paris’ Salon du Luxe conference to talk about the new rules of the game when it comes to desirability, sustainability and luxury.

In the past several years, the growth of the luxury industry has slowed, and aspirational brands such as Michael Kors and the Hoxton Hotels have disrupted the sector with different interpretations of “luxury” products and services, which offer more open and experiential approaches or less expensive products.

UPS Celebrates 15 Years of Commitment to Transparency

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UPS is one of the world’s leading providers of specialized package delivery and supply chain services. The US-based global logistics company employs over 434,000 people, and offers services in more than 220 countries and territories. UPS is committed to pioneering more sustainable solutions in every aspect of its business.

3 Reasons Why You Should Invest In Smart Cities Now

It’s time for city planners, governments and business leaders to embrace technology that is changing our lives for the better
Blog

Gary Shapiro | Consumer Technology Association

Imagine you’re heading to work on a cold winter day.

You step outside your perfectly climate-controlled home, and your self-driving car pulls up to the curb as scheduled. You enter the car from the extra-wide, pedestrian-friendly sidewalk.

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