Taiwan Employees Delivered Nearly 1,500 Hours of Service in 2011 Devoted to Environmental Sustainability
UPS Taiwan's Volunteerism Grew 105 percent with Emphasis on Environment and Sustainability Initiatives in Asia
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Taipei - January 19, 2012 - UPS (NYSE: UPS) employees across Taiwan participated in ten activities throughout October in 2011. Adding to UPS Taiwan's tradition of supporting non-profit groups in Taiwan, 448 employees and their families contributed 1,486 hours toward local community environmental organizations and initiatives. The volunteer hours in 2011 surged 105 percent over the same period in 2010, an indication of just how important volunteerism is to UPS.
"Environmental protection has long been a responsibility for UPSers," said Anita Li, general manager of UPS Taiwan. "Last year, UPS Taiwan partnered with several local environmental groups, dedicated to coastal cleanups and eco protections. Through our volunteer efforts, UPS employees not only participate during the activities, they are also expected to integrate eco protections into daily practice, exerting positive effects for our society."
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