Seven-Year 170 Million Gallon Equivalents Purchase from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Will Reduce GHG Emissions by More than 1 Million Metric Tons
ATLANTA, May 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) to purchase 170 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) through 2026. This is the largest commitment for use of RNG to date by any company in the United States, with a range of 22.5 - 25 million gallon equivalents per year.
Logistics Company Recognized as a Global Corporate and Social Responsibility Leader by CR Magazine
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.
Building on a successful campaign in Rwanda, drones in Ghana will make on-demand, emergency deliveries of 148 high-priority products.
As you read this, drones are making emergency deliveries of vaccines, blood products and life-saving medications. What’s remarkable is that this scene is playing out in Ghana.
The story began in Rwanda in 2016. In a groundbreaking collaboration between The UPS Foundation, Gavi and Zipline, life-saving medical supplies began reaching Rwandan patients in minutes — rather than hours or days — even in the most remote communities.
Five Extraordinary Volunteers Honored with Daily Point of Light Award
ATLANTA, April 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Points of Light, in partnership with The UPS Foundation and TEGNA, celebrates National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, 2019, through volunteer recognition and service events around the country. Each year, National Volunteer Week is celebration of the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world.
We celebrate International Women’s Day this year, as ever, with the launch of a wealth of new initiatives and commitments from companies, governments and civil society organizations. And yet, the pace of change is still too slow.
Human trafficking affects hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. and more than 20 million people globally — yet the crime is often hidden in plain sight. Many traffickers strategically target locations along the nation’s highways, which means that the logistics industry is uniquely situated to help identify and stop the practice.
Over the next decade and beyond, the logistics industry is poised to take a significant leap forward through the electrification of transportation.
Continued advances in vehicle range and cost will drive adoption of electric vehicles, while innovations in battery technology and solar energy will help address infrastructure challenges. With roughly 1,000 electric or hybrid electric vehicles already in operation in cities around the world, UPS expects to continue to lead the charge on electrification of medium-duty vehicles over the next five years.