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UPS Named a "Best Corporate Citizen" Again - Marks Decade being Honored on an Annual List

Logistics Company Recognized as a Global Corporate and Social Responsibility Leader by CR Magazine
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ATLANTA, May 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine has named the company to its “100 Best Corporate Citizens” annual listing for the tenth straight year.

Podcast | UPS Longitudes Radio: Moving Urban Logistics Forward (Part 2)

Can We Solve the Last-Mile Delivery Puzzle?
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Matthias Winkenbach | MIT 

As the director of the MIT Megacity Logistics Lab, Matthias Winkenbach has cities on the brain.

Whether it’s urban logistics, infrastructure design or data analytics, Matthias is at the center of the next wave of solutions to the urbanization movement.

In the second episode of a three-part series, Matthias provides a ground-level look at the most exciting innovations surrounding city delivery.

UPS Launches eBike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Set for Dec. 2 at Laura Ward Riverwalk Plaza
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ATLANTA, November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of an eBike that will deliver packages along Las Olas Boulevard and in surrounding neighborhoods in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The electrically-assisted tricycle supports Fort Lauderdale’s Green Your Routine program, geared toward  achieving the city’s sustainability goals, and, Vision Zero Fort Lauderdale, a citywide initiative to create safer streets for everyone.

Podcast | UPS Longitudes Radio: Moving Urban Logistics Forward (Part 1)

A new UPS/GreenBiz study provides a greener blueprint for city delivery.
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John Davies | GreenBiz 

Urbanization is arguably the defining challenge for how people will live and work in the world of tomorrow.

With two-thirds of the global population expected to live in cities by 2050, the need for efficient and sustainable logistics has never been greater.

That’s why we’re launching a three-part podcast series on how forward-looking businesses, academic institutions and sustainability leaders are reimagining the movement of goods in urban spaces.

UPS Launches Sustainable Deliveries in Frankfurt

Deliveries by electric bicycle and on foot replace two delivery vehicles per day, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air quality; Deployment of hybrid low-emission vehicles capable of wider delivery radius around Frankfurt
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December 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) will implement a sustainable delivery concept in the inner city of Frankfurt. From a micro-depot in the “Meisengasse” street, UPS employees will make deliveries with electrically assisted cargo bikes and on foot. This set-up will replace two diesel vehicles per day. The project will run for a two-year trial phase in cooperation with the City of Frankfurt, IHK Frankfurt, and the House of Logistics & Mobility (HOLM).

The UPS Foundation To Award $2.6 Million In Environmental Grants

Foundation grants support UPS Global Forestry and Sustainability Initiatives
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ATLANTA, November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will award more than $2.6 million in grants to nonprofit organizations focused on environmental initiatives that align with UPS’s new sustainability goals to increase its reliance on renewable energy sources and reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GH

Resiliency is Preparedness

Collaboration between cities and the private sector can prepare us for physical, social and economic challenges.
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Scott Tew | Ingersoll Rand 

The UPS Foundation Mobilizes Relief Network, Pledges More Than $1 Million

Contributes Immediate and Long-Term Assistance Through a Network of Public-Private Partnerships Designed to Assist With Wide Range of Needs
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August 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced more than a $1 million pledge, through The UPS Foundation in support of recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.

2 New Rules of the Sustainability Game

Here's how supply and demand are two sides of the same coin.
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Last month, BSR brought together a group of luxury brands at Paris’ Salon du Luxe conference to talk about the new rules of the game when it comes to desirability, sustainability and luxury.

In the past several years, the growth of the luxury industry has slowed, and aspirational brands such as Michael Kors and the Hoxton Hotels have disrupted the sector with different interpretations of “luxury” products and services, which offer more open and experiential approaches or less expensive products.

The UPS Foundation to Award More Than $7.7 Million to Promote Global Diversity & Inclusion

Grants Focus on Social & Gender Equality, Access to Markets, Skills Development and Education Programs
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ATLANTA, July 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will award more than $7.7 million in global diversity and inclusion grants to 39 organizations. The grants will support economic empowerment, initiatives to empower women and girls, and, workplace inclusion.

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