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Climate Change is Worsening Water Scarcity: How Business Can Help

Words by Kate Zerrenner
Article

About 4 billion people live in water-stressed areas and face severe water scarcity during at least one month each year. Over a billion more — including 1 in 4 children — will live in areas of extremely high water stress by 2040.

Companies Can Address the Impact of Single-Use Plastics in the Era of COVID-19

Words by Roya Sabri
Article

As people attempt to go about their daily routines safely during the novel coronavirus pandemic, the role of plastics has changed once again.

Founded by Young Entrepreneurs, Oorja Brings Affordable Clean Energy to Smallholder Farmers

Words by Amy Brown
Article

In rural India, smallholder farmers often struggle to earn a living. They are also largely dependent on highly polluting diesel fuel, the dominant source of energy across northern and eastern India, responsible for 5 percent of the country’s carbon emissions.

Guiding the Post-Pandemic Recovery

Words by Andy Navarrete
Article

There is a natural desire, born of uncertainty and anxiety, to see 2020 as an anomaly: a unique moment in time when an unprecedented global pandemic has forced us to radically alter our daily lives. What’s more, these events have opened another window into the disparities that exist in our communities — from access to health care and education, to racial injustice. 

UPS Horizons Newsletter | Accelerating Sustainable Solutions

Sustainability Insights and Updates | Fall 2020
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Accelerating Sustainable Solutions

By Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

UPS Chief Sustainability Officer

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Accelerating Sustainable Solutions

By Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

UPS Chief Sustainability Officer

Can Job Training Close the 'Opportunity Divide' Post-Pandemic?

Words by Mary Mazzoni
Article

Roughly one in five U.S. workers are collecting unemployment benefits, and as coronavirus case numbers surge across the country, job prospects seem slim for many.

Fight Homelessness By Bridging the Gap Between Shelter and Housing

Words by Nithin Coca
Article

The U.S. has a shortage of around 7 million affordable housing units for renters whose household incomes fall below the poverty line, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition. As Americans struggle to find affordable housing, homelessness is on the rise across the country. On any given night, more than 560,000 Americans find themselves homeless, per a 2019 point-in-time count.

Education Isn’t Always Top of Mind After Natural Disasters, But It Should Be

Words by Maggie Kohn
Article

This article series is sponsored by JetBlue and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

When natural disasters strike, people and corporations are generous, donating millions of dollars worth of food, medicines and other needed supplies. But often, in the urgency to address immediate life-threatening realities, the long-term needs of rebuilding communities are overlooked.

The Glass Isn’t Half Empty: Reasons To Be Optimistic About Water Issues

Words by Kate Zerrenner
Article

The news about climate change’s impacts on water supply and availability is often dire and can feel overwhelming.

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