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Drawdown Georgia Celebrates First Year: Kicks Off Business Compact with Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

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Drawdown Georgia celebrates its one year anniversary, and the Ray C. Anderson Center at Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business kicks off the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact with 16 inaugural members.

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Drawdown Georgia celebrates its one year anniversary, and the Ray C. Anderson Center at Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business kicks off the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact with 16 inaugural members.

Climate Action and Business Leadership in Georgia: Virtual Launch Event

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What do Anthem, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Google, and UPS have in common? They are all founding members of the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact—a unique state-centered collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia.

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What do Anthem, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Google, and UPS have in common? They are all founding members of the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact—a unique state-centered collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia.

Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Launches the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact

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The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is launching the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact on October 21, 2021. The Compact is an inclusive and collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. Anthem, Better Earth, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Eversheds Sutherland, Goodr, Google, Interface, Norfolk Southern, Southwire, The Coca-Cola Company, TKE, UPS, and YKK are founding members of the Compact.

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The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is launching the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact on October 21, 2021. The Compact is an inclusive and collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. Anthem, Better Earth, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Eversheds Sutherland, Goodr, Google, Interface, Norfolk Southern, Southwire, The Coca-Cola Company, TKE, UPS, and YKK are founding members of the Compact.

UPS Stories | Passion, Purpose and Bow Ties

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Young entrepreneur Treandos is inspired.

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. 

UPS News | UPS Foundation Wins U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Top Citizenship Award

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When businesses create shared value — aligning corporate citizenship with business strategy, engaging their people to act with purpose, and leveraging their strengths to deliver good — they drive powerful, positive change. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation recognized UPS for doing just that.

UPS News | UPS Teams With Atlanta-Area Organizations To Give Old Uniforms New Life

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  • Following first major redesign in decades to uniforms worn by 125,000 drivers worldwide, thousands of old uniforms are being upcycled into leashes for homeless dogs
  • Using a donation from UPS, program benefits work of Decatur-based Initiative for Affordable Housing
  • Leashes being provided to Best Friends Animal Society’s Lifesaving Center in Atlanta
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  • Following first major redesign in decades to uniforms worn by 125,000 drivers worldwide, thousands of old uniforms are being upcycled into leashes for homeless dogs
  • Using a donation from UPS, program benefits work of Decatur-based Initiative for Affordable Housing
  • Leashes being provided to Best Friends Animal Society’s Lifesaving Center in Atlanta

UPS Longitudes | Flying to New Heights

Jae Brown @ Fly Vekter
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Knowledge is power. More specifically, knowledge about technology is power.

That’s why I devote my time to bringing the drone industry to as many people as possible (even in the face of an unprecedented global pandemic).

I started my business, Fly Vekter, in late 2017. Why? Because I wanted to leverage drones before they went mainstream, while I could still find a way to differentiate myself from the competition.

UPS Longitudes | A Small Business With a Big Appetite and a Five-Star Distribution Partner

Sarah Matheson @ Hungry Harry's
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Our son Harry was 3 years old when one bite of a cookie containing nuts sent him to the hospital with anaphylactic shock. It was a terrifying way to learn that Harry — like many other children — has a life-threatening allergy to nuts.

About 32 million Americans have food allergies. The allergies affect another 89 million Americans who take care of family members and friends unable to tolerate certain products. Worldwide, hundreds of millions of people deal with food allergies.

UPS Longitudes | Sustainable Development in a Post-COVID World

Penny Naas @ UPS
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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.

UPS Longitudes | Women Small Business Owners Look Beyond the Pandemic

Nikki Brown @ SHE Media
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In a year unlike any other, with COVID-19 shutdowns disrupting millions of small businesses, the pandemic has proven especially disheartening for women entrepreneurs.

According to a study by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, the number of women business owners dropped roughly 25 percent in the United States between February and April alone.

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