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.
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