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 Actively Recruits Veterans
Union Pacific has a long-standing connection to the U.S. military, dating back to when they hired Civil War veterans to help construct America's first transcontinental railroad. Veterans easily adapt to the culture and fabric of Union Pacific. They are dedicated, committed and trained – traits that allow for a smooth transition into the quality jobs the company provides. In 2012...
Jun 21, 2013 2:00 PM ET
Union Pacific Supports New Mexico Jobs
In January 2013, Union Pacific donated $100,000 to Doña Ana Community College (DACC) to support a new rail facility that will provide the area with job opportunities. The college plans to use the funds for scholarships and workforce development to ensure its students will effectively serve the jobs that facility will bring to the state. For example, a 2,200-acre intermodal...
Jun 13, 2013 12:40 PM ET
Union Pacific By the Numbers
UnionPacificRailroad Cool facts demonstrating the magnitude of what Union Pacific does in the transportation industry and in the communities we serve.  Find out more in our Sustainability and Citizenship...
Jun 12, 2013 10:30 AM ET
Union Pacific Continues to Enhance Safety Technologies
Union Pacific's reportable derailment rate decreased by 2 percent in 2012 and by 15 percent from 2002 to 2012. However, UP knows that there is always more room for improvement. Innovative technology can enhance safety and the company remains focused on improving processes and investing in new technologies to keep railroad employees and communities safe. These technologies include:...
Jun 10, 2013 8:00 AM ET
Union Pacific Publishes its 2012 Sustainability & Citizenship Report
June 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Union Pacific today published its 2012 Sustainability and Citizenship Report, underscoring the company's innovations in the areas of environmental stewardship, safe operations, employee well-being, community development and customer value, as well as its commitment to upholding the highest standards of corporate governance and ethics. "Union Pacific's legacy...
Jun 3, 2013 10:00 AM ET