For Second Consecutive Year, UPS No. 1 on 'Climate Counts' Scorecard
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Atlanta, GA - December 09, 2010 - For the second year running, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has earned the top score in the consumer shipping sector on the annual "Climate Counts" scorecard. UPS also received the 9th highest score across all industries among the 143 ranked companies.
UPS ranked No. 1 in the consumer shipping sector, remaining well ahead of competitors Deutsche Post World Net/DHL, the U.S. Postal Service and FedEx, which came in second, third and fourth, respectively.
Climate Counts ranks the world's largest companies based on 22 criteria that focus on measuring and reducing climate impact, corporate support of public policy initiatives on climate change and openness and transparency in reporting. Climate Counts issues a shopping guide to help consumers "support companies that take climate change seriously and avoid those that don't," according to the non-profit organization's website.
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.