Environmental Responsibility

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 Infographic | A Lower Carbon Footprint in the Air
Since 2005, UPS Airlines has reduced its carbon intensity by 13 percent through strategies focused on our aircraft fleet, aircraft weight, and aviation procedures. We increased oversight of our airline’s footprint in 2018 with the creation of the Fuel Analytics and Sustainability Group. Here are a few other ways that we avoided greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while in flight during 2018....
Mar 10, 2020 9:35 AM ET
UPS Tired of Waiting for Electric Vehicles, Decides to Make Its Own
Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the new partnership is Arrival’s unique manufacturing model. Instead of relying on large, centralized factories, the company plans to establish a number of “micro-factories.” Depending on where and how the new factories are sited, the arrangement could provide UPS with an opportunity to bring new jobs into communities that need them, rather...
Feb 6, 2020 1:00 PM ET
UPS Continues to Build on Renewable Natural Gas Momentum
February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS today announced it has entered into multi-year renewable natural gas (RNG) agreements with Kinetrex Energy and ...
Feb 5, 2020 11:10 AM ET
UPS Invests in Arrival, Accelerates Fleet Electrification With Order of 10,000 Electric Delivery Vehicles
January 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – UPS today said its venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has completed a minority investment in Arrival, which makes electric vehicle (EV) platforms and purpose-built...
Jan 30, 2020 1:00 PM ET
UPS Reduces Emissions and Congestion in Denmark and Sweden With New Zero Emission eBikes
January 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS announced today that it has deployed five eBikes in Copenhagen, one in Stockholm and one in Aarhus as part of its global effort to improve the sustainability of its deliveries. As a result of these new alternative fuel vehicles being introduced, UPS operates three fewer 7.5-tonne diesel delivery vehicles in Denmark and one less diesel...
Jan 17, 2020 6:00 PM ET