UPS Updates Sustainability Report
ATLANTA.– 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.
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