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UPS Recognized with EPA Climate Leadership Award

One of our top enterprise sustainability goals is to reduce our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation relative to our shipping volume. Successful execution of our global GHG reduction strategy enabled us to reach our goal to achieve a 10 percent reduction in carbon intensity in 2016 three years ahead of schedule. So we doubled the goal to a 20 percent reduction in our carbon intensity from transportation by 2020.

In appreciation of this accomplishment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), and others, recognized UPS at the fourth annual Climate Leadership Awards for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management—Goal Achievement.

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In 2010, Mandatory Carbon Reporting Is No Longer a Blue-Sky Issue; Businesses Need to Take Action For Their Own Operational Gains

In the wake of the Copenhagen Climate Conference, debate continues about the progress made regarding mandatory greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) targets around the world. But the real action may be closer to home.  2010 will mark the inauguration of more mandatory GHG and carbon emissions reporting for both businesses and government agencies. Read More »