Points of Light honors UPS for Humanitarian Relief & Resilience Program, Global Volunteerism, Sustainability and Community Safety initiatives
June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today was named among the 2017 Civic 50 community-minded companies by the Points of Light organization. This marks the fourth year UPS has been recognized for its community engagement and philanthropic efforts.
UPS and BSR to discuss global materiality assessment process, and its significance to UPS’s sustainability reporting, during free 3BL Media webinar, June 29
NORTHAMPTON, Mass., May 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ – On Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 11 am ET, UPS will host a webinar with 3BL Media to discuss its Global Materiality Assessment. The webinar, featuring Patrick Browne, Director of Global Sustainability for UPS, and Nate Springer, Manager at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), will cover UPS’s global materiality assessment methodology, and its role in driving UPS’s sustainability strategy, goals and reporting.
While mega-trends such as urbanization, the digital economy, population growth and a rising global middle class have become a focal point for companies seeking to develop sustainable growth strategies, in reality the world is far more nuanced and complex than most companies are prepared to admit.
Today the private sector is uniquely positioned to step forward and assume a higher level of sustainability leadership. The changing policy landscape around the world presents an opportunity for companies to create a consumer-driven marketplace that is better for the environment and better for business.
Here’s why diversity is the best path forward for alternative fuels
Today’s infrastructure, with its aging roads, bridges and ports, is arguably the largest hurdle for alternative fuels and the energy sources of tomorrow. Efficiency, technology and scale are also major barriers to the wider adoption of green energy.