Not only does he want to make the world a better and more colorful place via the unquestioned magic of the bow tie, he is also combatting a real and persistent issue in many communities … food insecurity.
For this enterprising kid, it’s where passion meets purpose.
With his drive to help others, he found an ally in UPS. Watch this Wishes Delivered video and see how one kid is making a difference in a grown up world.
UPSers in select cities wore gold bow ties on Nov. 20 as part of #BowTieDay and #WishesDelivered.
Our global economic system has enabled billions to lift themselves from poverty. It fueled material success and sustained improvements in health, literacy, and nutrition. As a result, we have seen rising living standards, significant advances in technology, soaring innovation and strong social progress.
However, the benefits of economic growth were not always fairly or broadly distributed, and the models of our past successes might not be those that could lead us into a new era of sustained and shared prosperity.
This year has unleashed an onslaught of global challenges: natural disasters, economic volatility, social protests and a pandemic that has upended our way of life and illuminated longstanding inequities.
At the same time, as we begin to look to the future, we see some bright spots in terms of how companies are looking at the lessons from the past few months. Corporations have an opportunity to change the status quo, question decisions and start with a clean slate to develop more sustainable and equitable work policies, processes, products and investments.
Roughly a thousand women business owners gathered together recently for the annual NAWBO Women's Business Conference. This year, we did not travel to Austin, Texas, to a crowded conference center, walking the exhibit booths, exchanging business cards and giving our keynote speaker a standing ovation.
Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
ADDING BUSINESS VALUE
Our global supply chain is central to our ability to provide high-quality, life-improving products and services. Our supply chain management systems advance responsible business practices and minimize disruptions and quality failures.
UPS is listed as one of GreenBiz's top 25 most sustainable fleets.
For several years UPS has been operating its "rolling laboratory" approach to piloting and deploying low-carbon and electric vehicles. Of its fleet of 125,000 package vans, trucks, motorcycles and tractors, UPS has 11,000 alternative-fuels vehicles, and it's done a substantial project in London with smart grid tech and EVs.