Submitted by: UPS
Posted: Aug 29, 2008 – 10:00 AM EST
ATLANTA,GA. - August 29, 2008 - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today released its sixth annual Corporate Sustainability Report with progress reports on the company's economic, social and environmental performance. The report is posted at sustainability.ups.com.
The report is based on data from 2007, UPS's 100th anniversary. Highlights include safety goals achieved, fuel conserved through technology and increases in global employee volunteerism and charitable giving. Additionally, the 2007 report includes a new Climate Change Statement and establishes 2011 sustainability goals.
"With these new additions, you will see that our sustainability goals and processes are evolving along with our business as we begin our second century," said Chairman and CEO Scott Davis.
UPS was the first company in its industry to issue a sustainability report and to publicize its specific goals.
UPS (NYSE:UPS) pursues a wide range of socially responsible and sustainable business practices designed to reduce its impact on the environment and improve communities around the world. UPS is included in the Dow Jones and FTSE4Good Sustainability Indexes, which evaluate corporations based on economic, environmental and social criteria.
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