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Hispanic Business Magazine Names UPS Top Firm For Diversity

Submitted by: UPS

Categories: Human Resources & Diversity, Ratings & Awards

Posted: Sep 10, 2010 – 10:00 AM EST


ATLANTA, Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) again has been named to Hispanic Business magazine’s Diversity Elite 60, a list of the nation's top companies that promote and model diversity in the workplace.

According to the September issue of the magazine, more than 32 variables were used to measure companies' commitment to Hispanic hiring, promotion, marketing, philanthropy and supplier diversity. To compile the list, the magazine surveyed and evaluated the top Fortune 1000 companies, American subsidiaries of Global 500 companies and large U.S. public and private companies. Those listed met or exceeded the following criteria of diversity measures in the workplace: Board of Directors and leadership, recruitment, retention and promotion, marketing and community outreach and supplier diversity.

"UPS has a long-standing commitment to diversity. We know that our employees and suppliers are absolutely essential to the success of our business," said Amy Whitley, vice president of corporate human resources. "Their unique ideas and talents help strengthen us as an employer, a business and a corporate citizen. And because of that, we can better serve the needs of our customers and be a reflection of the communities we serve."

Recently, UPS also was recognized with a Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Corporate Award and was among companies listed in Black Enterprise magazine’s 40 Best Companies for Diversity; National Veteran-Owned Business Association’s 10 Best Corporations for Veteran-Owned Businesses, and WBENC's America's Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises.

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 215 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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