Submitted by: UPS
Categories: Philanthropy & Corporate Contributions
Posted: Nov 11, 2009 – 10:00 AM EST
ATLANTA, Nov. 11 /CSRwire/ - The UPS Foundation has awarded more than $1 million in grants to environmental organizations around the world, an example of its continued commitment to environmental sustainability.
New grants awarded include:
In 2008, The UPS Foundation added "Environmental Sustainability" as one of its focused giving areas to complement its focus on environmentally responsible business practices.
Founded in 1951 and based in Atlanta, Ga., The UPS Foundation's major areas of focus include community safety, non-profit effectiveness, economic and global literacy, environmental sustainability and diversity. The UPS Foundation pursues these initiatives by identifying specific projects where its support can help produce a measurable social impact. In 2007, The UPS Foundation donated more than $46 million to charitable organizations worldwide. Visit community.ups.com for more information about UPS's community involvement.
For additional information on The UPS Foundation's environmental commitment, visit www.sustainability.ups.com/community.
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