Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership

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Ending Poverty Through Trade
David Abney | UPS  The playwright George Bernard Shaw once wrote that poverty is “the greatest of evils and the worst of crimes.” While Shaw penned those poignant words more than a century ago, the reality is that too many people still lead lives filled with hunger and hardship...
Jan 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET
The Value of Hiring Veterans
Myron Gray | UPS  Despite recent job growth across...
Jan 21, 2015 11:15 AM ET
Natural Gas: Shifting into a Higher Gear
by: Mike Whitlatch, VP of Global Energy and Procurement at UPS After spending the first 80 years of our company’s history growing our dependence on petroleum, UPS has spent the last 30 years searching for something better. As part of what we refer to as our “rolling laboratory,” we have tested electric vehicles, hybrids (both electric and hydraulic) and vehicles powered by propane and...
Jan 13, 2015 1:00 PM ET