United Parcel Service (UPS), a package delivery and logistics company based in a Sandy Springs, Georgia, has published its latest annual Sustainability Report—becoming one of only 10 U.S. corporations this year to date registered with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to have achieved A+ status for superior transparency.
UPS views sustainability reporting as a valuable tool for customers, investors and other stakeholders to evaluate the performance and commitment of a company to truly sustainable business practices. "One of the guiding principles to UPS's sustainability strategy is our commitment to transparency," chairman and CEO, Scott Davis wrote in the report. "We are disclosing more information than ever... We have reported our, successes and challenges. Now, we are focused ahead."
The report (see video) discloses that UPS exceeded four of the seven key sustainability goals it established for 2011. The company met its goals for employee safety, auto accident prevention, aircraft emissions and full-time employee retention. The report discloses progress on goals involving efficiency of jet fuel use, employee satisfaction and charitable contributions... Read More