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UPS Longitudes | Circular Solutions in a COVID-19 World

Patrick Browne @ UPS
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As demand for sustainable packaging solutions reached its apex, the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to stall progress as disposable gloves and single-use shopping bags returned to even the most sustainable consumers’ homes.

The annual celebration of Plastic-Free July last month felt a bit ironic as single-use solutions remained necessary to protect health and safety in this unprecedented moment in time.

UPS Longitudes | Recognizing Business Dreams: Better Times on the Horizon?

Steve Chambers @ The UPS Store
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For almost all business owners, COVID-19 changed everything. Certain industries shut down for months or had to pivot operations to meet evolving consumer demands. Customers stayed home, either shifting their purchases online or not making them at all.

UPS Longitudes | From the Blank Canvas to the Bigger Picture

Elliott Hubbard @ Elliott Hubbard Fine Art
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The author Richard Wright said, “An artist deals with aspects of reality different from those which a scientist sees.” Right now, the reality that scientists — and most people — see is a pandemic. And right now, artists can’t help but see that same reality.

Art shows — the main way many artists show their work — halted. Art galleries closed. It’s not just about seeing the art, which is important, but about connecting with the artist.

UPS Infographic | Lessons From Our eBike Journey

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UPS is exploring a range of solutions to make deliveries within cities more efficient and with zero emissions, including with electric bicycles and tricycles. We launched our first eBike delivery pilot in Hamburg, Germany, in 2012. Today, we are working on more than 30 urban logistics projects in cities worldwide.

UPS Infographic | Sustainability by the Numbers

Take a look at the latest facts and figures about sustainability at UPS.
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This infographic is from UPS's 2019 Interactive Sustainability Report: Accelerating Sustainable Solutions. Visit ups.com/sustainability to see the Highlights brochure with translations, GRI Content Index, and other stories of innovation.

UPS Infographic | UPS Browns Get a New Look

We designed our drivers’ iconic brown uniforms for increased comfort, while keeping performance and safety in mind.
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This infographic is from UPS's 2019 Interactive Sustainability Report: Accelerating Sustainable Solutions. Visit ups.com/sustainability to see the Highlights brochure with translations, GRI Content Index, and other stories of innovation.

UPS Infographic | UPS Global Value Chain

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As a global leader in logistics, we provide a broad range of solutions to more efficiently manage the world of business. Take a look at the inputs, outputs and impacts across our value chain.

UPS Infographic | Driving Solutions for Sustainable Shipping

A snapshot of UPS's sustainable customer solutions.
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Customers often want to make their shipping more environmentally sustainable. We offer a range of solutions to ensure a lower-carbon journey.

Let's Talk About the Thing We're All Talking About: Sustainability

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At the core of sustainability is a simple question. How do we continue? And your answer to that question depends heavily on where you’re from. A rural soybean farmer may have a different definition of what it means to sustain than a city dweller. An environmental activist in Europe may have a different definition than a rice farmer in Malaysia. But can we find solutions that create progress for all? The experts we talk to in this episode are optimistic that we can. 

SCS Offers Verification of GHG Projects that Achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

SCS Achieves Accreditation for SD VISta Standard
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) is proud to announce its recent accreditation to verify projects against the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta).

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