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UPS Longitudes | Food Is the Best Antidote to Chaos

Barron Segar @ World Food Program USA
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During my organization’s more than 50-year history, we have witnessed countless disasters and responded to famines, cyclones, earthquakes and wars that devastated communities and left trails of hunger and poverty in their wake.

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s leading hunger-relief organization, is no stranger to crises — but we have never seen anything like the coronavirus pandemic.

UPS Infographic | Sustainability by the Numbers

Take a look at the latest facts and figures about sustainability at UPS.
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This infographic is from UPS's 2019 Interactive Sustainability Report: Accelerating Sustainable Solutions. Visit ups.com/sustainability to see the Highlights brochure with translations, GRI Content Index, and other stories of innovation.

UPS Infographic | UPS Global Value Chain

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As a global leader in logistics, we provide a broad range of solutions to more efficiently manage the world of business. Take a look at the inputs, outputs and impacts across our value chain.

SCS Offers Verification of GHG Projects that Achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

SCS Achieves Accreditation for SD VISta Standard
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) is proud to announce its recent accreditation to verify projects against the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta).

Shared Values, Shared Successes

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Working with suppliers who reflect UPS’s diverse markets helps us better serve customers and contributes to the economic development of our communities. Belle-Pak, a minority-owned business and long-time supplier to UPS, provides packaging materials such as polyethylene bags, waybill pouches, and clinical bags. Belle-Pak shares many UPS values, including building a diverse workforce and supplier base. Vice President and cofounder Yves Nahmias shares how his company is advancing sustainable packaging innovation for customers like UPS.

Duke Energy Announces $750,000 in Grants for North Carolina Nonprofits Dedicated to Social Justice, Racial Equity

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  • $25,000 grants to be awarded for general operating funds to nonprofits led by, and serving, communities of color.
  • Nonprofits with history of championing social justice, racial equity work on behalf of Black Americans are program’s priority.
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  • $25,000 grants to be awarded for general operating funds to nonprofits led by, and serving, communities of color.
  • Nonprofits with history of championing social justice, racial equity work on behalf of Black Americans are program’s priority.

UPS Names Angela Hwang to Board of Directors

Increases female representation on BOD to 31 percent
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UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced that its board of directors has appointed Angela Hwang to the board, effective immediately.  

UPS Longitudes | The Power of the Pedal

Peter Harris @ UPS
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In 1907, two teenagers with one bicycle between them started a business running errands, shuttling notes and telegrams and making home deliveries by foot and by bike. Eventually, their fledgling messenger service became what is now UPS.

More than a century later, we are back on our bikes. More specifically, electrically-assisted cycles (e-cycles).

UPS Longitudes | Nespresso & UPS

Kika Buhrmann, VP of B2B @ Nespresso
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In today’s marketplace, consumers look for more than just quality and price when making a purchasing decision — sustainability and sourcing are more important than ever.

This applies to purchases as large as a home to as small as a cup of coffee. Kika Buhrmann, Vice President of Business to Business at Nespresso, has helped make sustainability a core part of Nespresso’s brand.

UPS Longitudes | Sustainability Through Collaboration

Danielle Jezienicki @ Grove Collaborative
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Sustainability is more than just a checkbox for businesses these days — it’s a requirement for success.

Making a social and environmental impact through your business has become table stakes, as consumers expect brands to take a stand on a growing number of topics material to their business and its long-term success.

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