UPS announces new energy-based sustainability goals

UPS on Tuesday announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources.

The goals, available in the company’s “2016 Corporate Sustainability Report”, support UPS’s commitment to reduce its absolute greenhouse-gas emissions from global ground operations by 12 per cent by 2025, a goal developed using a methodology approved by the “Science Based Targets” initiative.

“Because of our size and scale, we know our commitments can shape markets, advance technologies and be a catalyst for infrastructure investments,” said David Abney, UPS chairman and chief executive officer.

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Source:The Nation