When people talk or think about sustainability, they often consider activities related to becoming more environmentally friendly. And while this is undoubtedly a good start, if we’re going to talk about true, long-term sustainability, we need to look at the bigger picture.
Funding and in-kind transport of urgently needed supplies in motion to support impacted communities in The Bahamas and the U.S.
ATLANTA, September 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced today it has engaged its network of preeminent relief organizations and committed $1 million for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts.
Contributes Immediate and Long-Term Assistance Through a Network of Public-Private Partnerships Designed to Assist With Wide Range of Needs
ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced more than a $1 million commitment, through The UPS Foundation, in support of recovery efforts in the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.
Trial will Assist with Hurricane Harvey Assessments and Serve as Future Model for a Rapid Assessment Unit
ATLANTA, September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation, the American Red Cross and drone manufacturer CyPhy Works, Inc., today announced a partnership to launch a drone pilot program, marking the first time the American Red Cross will test using a tethered drone to assess damage after a major natural disaster in the United States.
UPS Supports Conservation of Forests Critical to Reducing the Impact of Climate Change
by Bill Toomey
As the director of the forest health program at The Nature Conservancy, I have the privilege of leading work I love and work that makes a difference in the world. As an ecologist I have an understanding of the importance of nature and its many benefits to people and communities.
For 30 years The Nature Conservancy and UPS have worked together to advance forest conservation projects. To date, The UPS Foundation – the company’s philanthropic arm – has provided over $4 million for Conservancy projects.
ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service, received a $1.2 million grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS). The grant will be used to mobilize volunteers worldwide to tackle some of society’s toughest issues.
ATLANTA, December 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation announced today it will donate more than $2.4 million to support the volunteer efforts of nine non-profit organizations, with an emphasis on those organizations that specialize in disaster preparedness and response. This year’s volunteerism grants include a $1.2 million award to the Points of Light Foundation, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer services.
Underserved community will now have access to basic and preventative helathcare
Bosencheve, Mexico, October 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today dedicated a “Centro de Salud,” to the State of Mexico that will provide needed access to basic and preventative health services and medicines to the community of Bosencheve.
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.