Eduardo Martinez

The UPS Approach to Giving After Disasters

Strategic philanthropy helps a company’s reputation and brand, but if you really want to mobilize an organization, you need to go further.
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One of the biggest needs after a disaster is logistics – getting food, water, medicine and other supplies to the affected region.

UPS has leveraged its expertise to become a leader in the field, routinely winning awards for its contributions around the world.

The UPS Foundation Awards Keep America Beautiful Affiliates with Community Tree and Recovery Tree Planting Grants

More than 30 Communities Receive Grants Totaling $160,000 to Support Local Projects
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., June 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The UPS Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2014 KAB/UPS Community Tree and Recovery Tree Planting Grants. More than 30 grants, totaling $160,000, are being awarded to KAB affiliates throughout the country.

Eduardo Martinez Appointed Chair Of World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council

Press Release

Atlanta, September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - UPS announced that Eduardo Martinez, president of The UPS Foundation, has been appointed chair of The World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Catastrophic Risks (WEF-GAC) effective September 2013. During his one year tenure, Martinez will serve with co-vice chairs, Baroness Valerie Amos, UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, and Rodrigo Perez Mackenna, Minister of Housing and Urbanism and Minister of National Property of Chile.

The UPS Foundation Awards Keep America Beautiful Affiliates with Community Tree Planting Grants

30 Communities Receive Grants Totaling $150,000 to Support Local Projects
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn.. June 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The UPS Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2013 KAB/UPS Community Tree Planting Grants. Thirty grants, totaling $150,000, are being awarded to KAB affiliates throughout the country with a focus on tree planting initiatives in urban and suburban communities.

The UPS grants are part of UPS’s Global Forestry Initiative designed to plant more than 1 million trees around the world by the end of 2013.

UPS Mobilizes Its Disaster Relief Program To Support Oklahoma Recovery Efforts

Collaborates with Key Relief Organizations and Pledges Cash and In-Kind Support
Press Release

May 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - UPS announced a coordinated plan with its key disaster relief partners that will provide urgent relief as well as strategic support for the long-term recovery efforts needed in Moore, Oklahoma, as well as Cleburne and Shawnee, following the devastation caused by the tornadoes that struck there earlier this week.

UPS Awards $1.9 Million to Environmental Groups

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The UPS Foundation today announced nine grants totaling nearly $2 million dedicated to environmental programs and organizations worldwide.

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The UPS Foundation today announced nine grants totaling nearly $2 million dedicated to environmental programs and organizations worldwide.

Aidmatrix Receives $430,000 Gift From The UPS Foundation

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The Aidmatrix Foundation received a $330,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS.  The grant will be used to continue the international expansion of the Aidmatrix transportation aid relief program.The UPS Foundation is also matching this grant with $100,000 in donated transportation.
 

Press Release

The Aidmatrix Foundation received a $330,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS.  The grant will be used to continue the international expansion of the Aidmatrix transportation aid relief program.The UPS Foundation is also matching this grant with $100,000 in donated transportation.
 

A five year, $2 million commitment from the UPS Foundation supports young women to become advocates and leaders

Focus on Leadership Development and Advocacy Opportunities for Girls to Engage in Global Issues
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The UPS Foundation and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) announce a five-year, $2 million commitment that supports young women to become advocates and leaders on issues such as environmental sustainability, the Millennium Development Goals and community development.

Press Release

The UPS Foundation and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) announce a five-year, $2 million commitment that supports young women to become advocates and leaders on issues such as environmental sustainability, the Millennium Development Goals and community development.

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