UPS: CSR & Sustainability News

United Parcel Service, Inc., typically referred to by the acronym UPS, is a package delivery company. Headquartered in Sandy Springs, Georgia, United States, UPS delivers more than 15 million packages a day to 6.1 million customers in more than 220 countries and territories around the world.

At BSR 2016, Business Leaders Make the Case for Climate Action

Climate action is no longer about philanthropy or social responsibility; it is good business sense, company executives said at the BSR conference in…

An Innovative Path to Sustainable Transportation

The need for sustainable transit solutions is urgent: An additional 1 billion people will move into cities by 2030 and 670 million more…

Nespresso Expands U.S. Recycling Program, But Is It Enough?

Nespresso says its recycling program -- which it plans to expand to the contiguous 48 states of the U.S. -- mitigates the environmental…

UPS to Use Landfill Gas to Power Its Memphis and Jackson Fleets

UPS aims to drive 1 billion miles with its alternative fuels fleet by the end of 2017. To help achieve its goal, UPS…

UPS Invests In Renewable Fuels To Power Its Delivery Vehicles

UPS announced agreements to use up to 46 million gallons of renewable fuels over the next three years.

Big-Time Companies Hop Aboard the Climate Pledge

Thirteen well-known companies have signed President Barack Obama’s climate pledge, each promising to tackle environmental issues in its particular field. Here are their…

16 Organizations Recognized as U.S. Climate Action Leaders

BoA, Chevrolet, Clorox, the city of San Francisco and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch were among the recipients of the EPA's 2015 Climate Leadership…

Google, Ford Among Companies Accused of Climate Change Hypocrisy

Companies including Google, UPS, Ford, Microsoft and eBay are accused of climate change hypocrisy in a scathing report. But are those assumptions fair?

Third Party Quality Assurance for Sustainability Reports on the Rise

The Global Reporting Initiative reports that over the past 12 years it has witnessed “a tremendous and rapid uptake of sustainability reporting, and…

UPS Sustainability Report Proves It: Carbon Management is Good Business

The new UPS sustainability report proves that carbon management is good business: UPS is shipping more orders while reducing carbon emissions.

Firms Raise $56 Million to Boost Smart Energy Storage

The capital infusion is the largest to date in a nascent, growing intelligent energy storage market that's expected to see 40 GWs of…

UPS Backs Down—Cancels Move to Fire 250 Drivers

Teamsters Local 804 announced on its website last week that UPS agreed to abandon plans to pink slip drivers who had walked off…

Extreme Action: UPS Fires 250 in New York After 90-Minute Protest

UPS began firing 250 Teamster drivers in Queens, N.Y. last week after they dared to stage a 90-minute protest of the firing of…

UPS CSR Report: Shipping More, Emitting Less

Last week UPS released its annual sustainability report, which revealed the company reduced aviation emissions while increasing shipping volume.

Cooperating with Your Competitor – How USPS and UPS Do It

How the USPS and UPS compete and collaborate to navigate the paradox of e-commerce and “big logistics” to save money, reduce footprints and…
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