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    U.S. Businesses Must Take Sustainable Approach to International Business Development, UPS Exec Says Image

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    06-18-03

    U.S. Businesses Must Take Sustainable Approach to International Business Development, UPS Exec Says

    WASHINGTON, DC - Early in its effort to build a global delivery network, UPS learned an important lesson: nobody knows more about the business and culture of a country than the people who live there.

    After recognizing some misstep...

    UPS to Test Fuel Cell Vehicles in U.S. Delivery Fleet; Collaboration with EPA and DaimlerChrysler A First Image

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    05-19-03

    UPS to Test Fuel Cell Vehicles in U.S. Delivery Fleet; Collaboration with EPA and DaimlerChrysler A First

    ANN ARBOR, MI -- Representatives of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), DaimlerChrysler and UPS (NYSE:UPS), gathered here at the government's premier fuel emissions laboratory, today announced a collaborative project in which UPS will operate package deliv...

    UPS Again Recognized for Efforts with Minority and Women Businesses Image

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    03-05-03

    UPS Again Recognized for Efforts with Minority and Women Businesses

    ATLANTA, GA -In recognition of its continued success in building relationships and providing increased opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses, UPS recently was named "Corporation of the Year" by the Native American Business Alliance (NABA), the premier...

    GE Names Saperstein Vice President, Corporate Citizenship Image

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    01-27-03

    GE Names Saperstein Vice President, Corporate Citizenship

    FAIRFIELD, CT - The General Electric Company today announced that Marc J. Saperstein has been named to the newly created role of vice president, corporate citizenship, to oversee GE's philanthropic and volunteer efforts.

    Saper...

    UPS Elves Adopt 23 Families for Holiday Season Image

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    12-24-02

    UPS Elves Adopt 23 Families for Holiday Season

    PHILADELPHIA, - UPS employees have adopted 23 needy families in Southwest Philadelphia this holiday season. At 10 a.m. on Christmas Eve, employees at the UPS airport facility will be loading up the big brown trucks and heading to the homes of 23 families in need. E...

    UPS Board of Directors Meets In China Image

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    11-13-02

    UPS Board of Directors Meets In China

    BEIJING, China – The Board of Directors of UPS (NYSE:UPS) opened its regular quarterly meeting today in China, marking the first time the group has formally met at a site in the increasingly important Asia Pacific Region. During this week’s visit, the 12-member Board of Dir...

    UPS Honored For Its Support of Military Employees Image

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    11-08-02

    UPS Honored For Its Support of Military Employees

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – UPS (NYSE:UPS) has been presented the U.S. Defense Department’s Employers Support Freedom Award for 2002 in recognition of its unique support to National Guard and Reserve employees.
    The company also was honored today in a separate ceremony by the U...

    The UPS Foundation Awards $3 Million to Charitable Groups Across the Globe Image

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    10-23-02

    The UPS Foundation Awards $3 Million to Charitable Groups Across the Globe

    ATLANTA, Georgia - The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of United Parcel Service, has awarded nearly $3 million to high-impact organizations as part of its Region/District Grant Program.

    The annual program encourages UPS employees around the world to offer fund...

    UPS Takes Its Safe Driving Message into High School Classrooms Image

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    09-18-02

    UPS Takes Its Safe Driving Message into High School Classrooms

    ATLANTA, Georgia – Over the past 10 years, more than 68,000 teens have lost their lives in driving accidents on U.S. highways, according to 1999 statistics by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In an effort to educate and train first-time drivers to be safer...

    UPS Earn and Learn Program Opens Doors for Hispanic Students Image

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    08-28-02

    UPS Earn and Learn Program Opens Doors for Hispanic Students

    ATLANTA, Georgia - The UPS Earn and Learn program - an innovative combination of part-time work opportunities, tuition assistance and forgivable loans - is helping Hispanic students overcome the traditional financial barriers they often face in earning a college degree.

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