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Environmental Responsibility

At the core of UPS operations is an optimized network supported by a single, integrated system, creating powerful connections between our company, our customers and partners, and the planet. We pursue efficiency at every turn and invest in alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to pioneer more sustainable solutions with lower environmental impacts.

To learn more about sustainability at UPS, visit ups.com/sustainability.

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UPS to Deploy First Electric Truck to Rival Cost of Conventional Fuel Vehicles
ATLANTA, February 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it  plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies – an industry first that is breaking a key barrier to large scale fleet adoption. The company is collaborating with...
Feb 22, 2018 10:35 AM ET
UPS Dramatically Increases Use of Renewable Natural Gas
ATLANTA, Novemeber 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced an agreement with Big Ox Energy (a wholly owned subsidiary of Environmental Energy Capital LLC) to purchase 10 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) per year. This is the largest investment in RNG to date for the company, and the...
Nov 20, 2017 12:35 PM ET
UPS And NYSERDA To Convert UPS Diesel Delivery Trucks In NYC To Electric
ATLANTA, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that new technology will be developed to convert UPS package delivery vehicles from diesel to electric. UPS and Unique Electric Solutions LLC (UES LLC) will design, build, test and...
Nov 9, 2017 1:05 PM ET
Sustainability on the Move
In a recent blog post, I described how the design phase often determines the biggest sustainability impacts of infrastructure projects. With transportation infrastructure in particular — whether for air, rail, road or...
Oct 4, 2017 9:20 AM ET
UPS First Commercial Customer in U.S. to Use New Daimler Electric Delivery Truck
ATLANTA, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it will place in service three medium-duty electric trucks from Daimler Trucks Fuso brand, called the eCanter. The company will be the first commercial customer in the U.S. to use this series-produced vehicle. UPS will deploy the trucks in the U.S. at...
Sep 18, 2017 10:00 AM ET

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