UPS Named A “Best Corporate Citizen” Again - Marks Decade Being Honored On Annual List
ATLANTA, May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine has named the company to its “ 100 Best Corporate Citizens ” annual listing for the tenth straight year. The distinction celebrates the standout environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of Russell 1000 companies across the United States. It examines seven categories: climate change, environment, governance, employee relations, human rights, finance, and stakeholders and society.
“It’s good to see our ongoing sustainability efforts to continue to be a good neighbor and to mitigate our environmental footprint are being recognized as evidenced by UPS moving up 27 spots on this listing year over year,” said Crystal Lassiter, senior director of global sustainability for UPS. “We’re proud to be honored by CR Magazine among so many other esteemed social responsibility leaders.”
CR Magazine specifically recognized UPS’s sustainability efforts, ranking the company 9 in the environment category and 16 in the stakeholders/society category, which together comprise more than one-third of the scoring criteria. CR Magazine partners with ISS-ESG to compile its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list, evaluating publicly available information from eligible companies across 134 ESG performance measure and disclosure data criteria.
UPS has been honored with several other prominent environmental and social distinctions over the last year, including:
-- Received the Carbon Disclosure Project’s CDP “A” List award -- Chosen as one of America’s Top 100 Most Sustainable Companies by Barron’s -- Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for 14th year in a row & the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for sixth consecutive year -- Recognized on Forbes and JUST Capital’s annual “JUST 100” list for social responsibility for the third consecutive year -- Selected for the Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light, for the fifth time
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. UPS is committed to operating more sustainably – for customers, the environment and the communities we serve around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. UPS was awarded America’s Best Customer Service company for Shipping and Delivery services by Newsweek magazine; Fortune magazine’s Most Valuable Brand in Transportation; and top rankings on the JUST 100 list for social responsibility, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, and the Harris Poll Reputation Quotient, among other prestigious rankings and awards. The company can be found on the web at ups.com or pressroom.ups.com and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com. The company’s sustainability eNewsletter, UPS Horizons, can be found at ups.com/sustainabilitynewsletter. Learn more about our sustainability efforts at ups.com/sustainability. To get UPS news direct, follow @UPS_News on Twitter.
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