Keep America Beautiful and UPS Work to Strengthen America’s Natural Infrastructure, Bringing Total Trees Planted Together to More than 10,000 Since 2011
STAMFORD, Conn., July 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced the distribution of 21 grants totaling $120,000 from The UPS Foundation for the 2017 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 locally-relevant initiatives.
I live about 40 miles from work. If I leave at 6 a.m. when the morning rush begins, it takes me an hour to get to the office. And it takes me 70 minutes to get home if I leave at 5 p.m. This is the norm for the average commuter in Atlanta.
Without changes, it will only get worse.
With the rise of megacities around the world, traffic congestion is inescapable – or so it seems.
For more than a century, UPS has been helping people and businesses move goods by focusing on the road ahead — both literally and figuratively. Our success reflects relentless attention to emerging trends, innovative ideas and transformative technologies that enable global commerce, growth and sustainable solutions.
Sets Science-Based Target and Publishes Annual Corporate Sustainability Report
ATLANTA, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources.
UPS’s 15th annual Sustainability Report provides a complete update on the company’s sustainability efforts, including a new goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 12 percent by 2025 across global ground operations, a goal developed using methodology from the Science Based Targets initiative.
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.