Union Pacific Sustainability & Citizenship: Business Decisions for the Long-term

Union Pacific Sustainability & Citizenship: Business Decisions for the Long-term

Union Pacific has stood the test of time because we make business decisions for the long-term, taking into account the well-being of our people, customers, communities and shareholders. Today, Union Pacific plays a more critical role than ever in delivering the goods American families and businesses use daily. To meet this responsibility, we are constantly looking to refine our processes, in turn helping seed the sustainable success of our customers and communities.

We set sustainability and citizenship goals, and are proud to report our progress in the following key areas:

  • Safe operations
  • Community development
  • Employee engagement & well-being
  • Environmental preservation

Our 2013 Sustainability & Citizenship Report shares our intiatives and progress thus far. In the years ahead, we will continue our committment to investing in our employees, communities and infrastructure because they shape our growth and succeess.

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Union Pacific Railroad Recognized as a Leader in Climate Change Transparency
Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, October 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Union Pacific Railroad achieved its best performance in CDP’s Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) climate change 2014 report for the depth and quality of climate change data it disclosed. With a carbon disclosure score of 99 out of a possible 100, Union Pacific is in the top 10 percent of all companies in the S&P 500 sample,...
Oct 9, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Union Pacific Trainees on 'Mission' to Lend a Hand
The Open Door Mission in Omaha, Nebraska, recently received some helping hands from Union Pacific employees in the railroad's Field Management Trainee (FMT) program. The trainees took an evening off to serve dinner at the mission, an organization whose philosophy is to "break the cycle of homelessness and poverty." The FMT program is designed to give new front-line managers the tools...
Aug 7, 2014 12:20 PM ET
Union Pacific Recognized for Sustainability Practices
Union Pacific Railroad recently was named to Inbound Logistics’ 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75), a list profiling companies that demonstrate a commitment to environmentally sustainable supply chains, logistics and transportation practices. ...
Jul 21, 2014 4:05 PM ET
Union Pacific Reports Environmental Strategies, Stewardship and Risks to CDP
Omaha, Neb., July 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In its sixth annual public disclosure to CDP, Union Pacific submitted climate change data, discussing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For the first time, the company also outlined efforts to responsibly manage water in the CDP’s water questionnaire. Illustrating the role environmental sustainability plays in Union Pacific’s business...
Jul 9, 2014 6:30 PM ET
Union Pacific Climbs 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings
Check out Newsweek's Green Rankings for 2014. Union Pacific has improved on both the national (from 246 to 160) and global (from 358 to 241) lists since the last time the rankings were issued in 2012. For details on the company's investments in new technologies to improve fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, see Union Pacific's recently published...
Jun 6, 2014 4:30 PM ET