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Black Enterprise Names UPS Among "40 Best Companies For Diversity"

Submitted by: UPS

Categories: Human Resources & Diversity, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Jun 25, 2009 – 12:53 PM EST


Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - ATLANTA, GA. - June 25, 2009 - Black Enterprise magazine has named UPS (NYSE: UPS) to its list of “40 Best Companies for Diversity” for the fourth consecutive year.

According to the magazine’s July issue, UPS demonstrated strength and outperformed its peers in the key categories of senior management and supplier diversity.

“We know that diversity is an essential element to our strength as an employer, a business and a corporate citizen,” said Allen Hill, senior vice president of Human Resources. “We are particularly proud of this recognition of our outstanding management team and suppliers.”

UPS was one of more than 1,000 publicly traded companies evaluated by Black Enterprise on business activities related to the participation of African Americans as well as members of other ethnic minority groups.

This honor continues UPS’s accolades for diversity. Earlier this year, the company was named one of “America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises” by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) for the ninth consecutive year, and was among those listed on DiversityBusiness.com’s “America’s Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities.” In past years, UPS managers have been featured in Black Enterprise as among the 100 Most Powerful Executives in America.

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is the world’s largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain and freight services. With more than a century of experience in transportation and logistics, UPS is a leading global trade expert equipped with a broad portfolio of solutions. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., UPS serves more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. 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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