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UPS Updates Sustainability Report

Submitted by: UPS

Categories: Research, Reports & Publications, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Aug 20, 2007 – 10:25 AM EST


Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - ATLANTA - August 20, 2007 - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today released its fourth annual Corporate Sustainability Report tracking progress on the company’s economic, social and environmental objectives.

The report is based on 2006 data. UPS reports annually on its progress meeting five-year goals for employment, safety, environmental and philanthropic initiatives. UPS was the first company in its industry to issue a sustainability report.

The report is posted at www.sustainability.ups.com.

Achievements cited in the new report include:

  • Employees contributed nearly 1 million volunteer hours to community projects around the globe.

  • UPS achieved one of its safety goals a year ahead of schedule, cutting lost-time injuries by 28% last year.

  • The company maintains the largest alternative-fuel fleet in the industry and shaved more than 28.5 million miles by using technology to streamline delivery routes.

  • UPS recycled more than 2.7 million pounds of electronic equipment from its operations.

    UPS, which celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2007, is the world's largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain services, offering an extensive range of options for synchronizing the movement of goods, information and funds. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., UPS serves more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. UPS's stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange (UPS) and the company can be found on the Web at UPS.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

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