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UPS Mobilizes Worldwide Workforce for 15th Annual Global Volunteer Month

Volunteers to Focus on Advancing UN Sustainable Development Goals and Helping Communities Devastated by Recent Disasters
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ATLANTA, September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that employees on five continents will participate in the company’s 15th annual Global Volunteer Month. UPS estimates employees will donate 335,000 volunteer hours in October to 240 community service events taking place across North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Indian subcontinent, Middle East and Africa (ISMEA). The Global Volunteer Month volunteer hours will help UPS reach 2.15 million volunteer hours in 2017.

Delivering on the Dream of Diversity

We cannot reap the benefits of a diverse workforce without doing everything in our power to ensure all people have the opportunity to reach their potential.
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David Abney | UPS 

Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. Join us in celebrating the generations of Hispanics enriching the world of today and tomorrow.

These days, hot-button issues, hot tempers and heated debates seem to rule the day.

It’s because we live in a divided nation that’s becoming even more divided.

The UPS Foundation and UPS Airlines Continue to Support Humanitarian Relief Needs

Summary: 
  • Two Flights With MREs (Meals, Ready to Eat) to Puerto Rico
  • Schedules Flight to Cuba in Support of Red Cross Needs
  • Assessing Needs in Mexico and Supporting Mexican Relief Organization
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  • Two Flights With MREs (Meals, Ready to Eat) to Puerto Rico
  • Schedules Flight to Cuba in Support of Red Cross Needs
  • Assessing Needs in Mexico and Supporting Mexican Relief Organization

Breakthrough Approaches for Sustainable Cities

The long-term health of cities matters – we must work together for a lasting future for our urban centers.
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Mark Wallace | UPS

More and more of the world’s population is moving to cities.

According to the UN, by 2050 nearly two-thirds of the global population will live in cities, and urban populations will increase by 2 billion people.

While this mass migration will bring new, exciting opportunities for city residents, it also brings daunting challenges to urban environments and the businesses operating there.

Sustainability on the Move

Advancements in sustainability require advancements in how we move people and products.
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In a recent blog post, I described how the design phase often determines the biggest sustainability impacts of infrastructure projects.

With transportation infrastructure in particular — whether for air, rail, road or sea — about to be radically transformed through technological advances, I foresee tremendous opportunity for sustainability.

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
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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.

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