Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership

Longitudes is the UPS blog discussing the macro forces shaping the global economy today and over the horizon.

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UPS Longitudes | Why Telling Your Sustainability Story Matters — and How to Get Started
Now more than ever, businesses have the opportunity to grow their bottom line by doing good. Consumers prefer sustainable products and will use their buying power to support environmentally responsible companies — ...
Mar 12, 2020 8:00 AM ET
UPS Longitudes | In the 'Decade to Deliver,' It's Time for Responsible Leadership
As we enter a new decade and 2030 appears on the horizon, the world as we know it is at a crucial juncture. Faced with unparalleled challenges including a climate emergency, economic dislocation, increasing social inequity and the unintended consequences of rapid-paced technological disruption, there has never been a more urgent moment for collaborative, progressive action from global leaders...
Mar 11, 2020 11:30 AM ET
UPS Longitudes | Podcast: Quality, Style and Respect for All Women
Kathleen Marran, UPS Vice President of Marketing, Diverse Segments: women business owners face difficulties in raising money and handling that first big order — how exactly do you master the logistics needed to keep pace with rising customer demand? Marran says it’s not just about shipping. Upstart entrepreneurs must navigate the challenges of streamlining payments, finding suppliers...
Mar 5, 2020 7:45 AM ET
UPS Longitudes | Rethinking Supplier Diversity
This Longitudes blog post is an abridged Q&A with Kris Oswold, Director of Supplier Diversity at UPS and was originally featured in Business Equality Pride (BEQPride) magazine. The Business Equality Network (BEQ) is a group of strategic media, consulting, research and business accelerators committed to reaching and empowering LGBTQ, women, minority and other underrepresented,...
Mar 4, 2020 7:30 AM ET
UPS Longitudes | Innovation and Entrepreneurship Can Cut Waste and Fuel the Circular Economy
It's time for a system reboot. The trends are clear. We have moved toward an economy of disposability where the valuable resources we extract are going to waste and causing harm to people and planet. The challenges presented by single-use plastics are now well known, with an estimated truckload ...
Feb 20, 2020 8:00 AM ET