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2006
UPS ranked as one of top 50 businesses for Hispanics
UPS was recognized by Hispanic Business magazine as one of the top companies in the world for Hispanics in the workforce. Overall, 50 companies were chosen based on their efforts to hire and retain those of Hispanic descent in their organization.

Overall, more than 30 variables were used to measure each company's commitment to Hispanic hiring, promotion, marketing, philanthropy, and supplier diversity.
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The Points of Light Award for Workplace Volunteerism
The Points of Light Foundation honored UPS with its national award for excellence in workplace volunteer programs. The Award recognition specifically cited UPS for its community outreach program "Neighbor to Neighbor," relief efforts after hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the company's Global Volunteer Week which mobilizes employees in 45 countries. Altogether, UPS employees volunteered more than 340,000 hours last year.
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UPS Named a Top Company for Diversity

UPS has been named to Black Enterprise magazine’s list of “The 40 Best Companies for Diversity,” which appears in the July 2006 edition.

In recognizing UPS, Black Enterprise cited the company’s continued commitment to a multicultural environment indicative of its global reach. The magazine highlighted statistics including 70,000 African Americans in UPS’s U.S. workforce, and minorities holding senior management positions andcompany board positions. Minorities also accounted for 50 percent of new hires last year.

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UPS named one of America’s most supportive companies of black and Hispanic engineering schools

UPS was recognized in 2006 as one of America’s most supportive companies of both black and Hispanic engineer students by two independent surveys. The fourth annual survey by US Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine named UPS as a private sector organization supportive of historically black engineering schools in the United States.

A second survey, conducted by Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology magazine, ranked UPS in the top five private sector organizations supportive of engineering schools at America’s Hispanic Serving Institutions.

UPS made both lists for their support, both financially and in-kind, to colleges supporting minority students at the country’s top engineering schools.

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UPS Captures WIPP Corporate Partner Award
UPS was honored with the 2006 Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) Corporate Partner Award, which recognizes a company’s proven support of women business owners. Since December 2004, UPS has underwritten several activities devoted to empowering women entrepreneurs, including WIPP’s annual national survey, “What Business Women Want,” as well as the organization’s fall Public Policy and its spring leadership conferences.
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EPA recognizes UPS's Environmental Achievements
Citing UPS’s alternative fuel program and fuel conservation initiatives, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has honored the company with its distinguished Clean Air Excellence Award. The annual award recognizes organizations that improve air quality through innovative environmental programs.
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UPS recognized by CERES
CERES, a non-governmental organization, included UPS in its rating of global companies that strive to reduce Green House Gas Emissions. UPS ranked first among the airlines rated.
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FORTUNE magazine names UPS the most socially responsible company
FORTUNE Magazine’s America’s Most Admired and World's Most Admired Company surveys named UPS the most socially responsible company in America. UPS has been ranked #1 in its industry, both for social responsibility for the last four years.
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Business Ethics magazine recognizes UPS
In March, Business Ethics magazine included UPS in its list of the top 100 most socially responsible U.S. companies.
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2005
UPS recognized with Environmental Responsibility Award
In December, the California Manufacturers/Industrial Environmental Association recognized UPS with its annual Environmental Responsibility Award for the development of new technology with our fuel cell vehicle initiative. UPS operates two fuel cell vehicles in Ontario, California and Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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UPS recognized as a Top Corporation for Multicultural Business Opportunities of 2005
UPS ranked 18 for Multicultural Business Opportunities of 2005 by over 500,000 women and minority business owners. Referred to as the Div50, this honor is an indicator of companies that provide the best and the most business for diversity-owned companies.The 6th annual list was produced by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading multicultural B2B online portal. The voting business owners based their decisions on factors including volume, consistency and quality of business opportunities granted to women and minority-owned companies.
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Latin Business recognizes UPS
Latin Business named UPS to their Corporate Diversity Honor Roll 2005. The second annual Honor Roll recognizes companies on the basis of such things as Hispanic or minority representation and supplier diversity.
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Hispanic Network Magazine Recognizes UPS
Hispanic Network magazine named The UPS Store as one of the Top 10 Franchises for 2005, UPS as having a top Supplier Diversity program and Jovita Carranza as one of The Most Important Hispanics in Business and Technology, 2005.
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America’s Second Harvest recognizes The UPS Foundation
America’s Second Harvest, a national, non-profit organization dedicated to creating a hunger-free America, has named The UPS Foundation its 2005 Grantmaker of the Year.

Second Harvest selected The UPS Foundation for its 15 years of leadership in grantmaking through the Prepared and Perishable Food Rescue Initiative and the recently launched UPS National Collaboration to Reduce Hunger and Improve Nutrition.
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UPS wins the Corporate Equality Achievement Award
UPS was recognized with the Corporate Equality Achievement Award by the Georgia Equality Board of Directors for steps taken towards bringing full equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual employees.
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Black Professionals Magazine named UPS to Top 25 list
In August, Black Professionals magazine named UPS to its Top 25 Companies for African Americans list. The list was based on survey results from African Americans in senior and middle management, corporate boards; the type of corporate diversity programs in place, and overall workforce diversity initiatives.
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Corporation for National and Community Service Honors UPS for Commitment, Leadership
In August, UPS was honored for its outstanding corporate citizenship and generosity with the first-ever Corporate Spirit of Service Award, presented by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
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UPS named to KLD Global Climate 100
In July, KLD Research & Analytics, Inc., an independent investment research and index provider, launchedtheKLD Global Climate 100SM Index, the first global index focused on solutions to climate change. UPS was the only package delivery company named on the inaugural list.
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Hispanic magazine names UPS to Corporate 100 list
In June, Hispanic magazine recognized UPS as being one of the top 100 companies that provide the most opportunities for Hispanics in their annual Corporate 100 listing. The list is based on the firms’ diversity training, recruitment efforts, ethnic representation on their boards and other minority business initiatives. Funding provided for Latino-related scholarships, grants and philanthropic donations are also factored into the selection process, as is a company’s overall image in the Hispanic community.
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FORTUNE magazine names UPS the most socially responsible company
In March, FORTUNE Magazine’s America’s Most Admired and World's Most Admired Company surveys named UPS the most socially responsible company.

Additionally, UPS has been ranked #1 in its industry for social responsibility for the last three years.
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UPS wins the 2005 Optimas Award for Innovation
In March, UPS received Workforce Management magazine’s Optimas Award.img The award is given to organizations that have shown tangible business benefits through superior people management. The award was presented to UPS for its Comprehensive Health and Safety Process (CHSP) in the award’s innovation category. UPS was one of 10 Optimas Award winners this year.

Workforce Management’s goal is to show how leaders in the profession are guiding their companies to greater success through the astute management of an organization’s most valuable corporate asset – its employees. CHSP has helped UPS achieve a 62 percent reduction in injury frequencies since its inception.

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Hispanic magazine recognizes UPS in Top 50 Corporations for Supplier Diversity
In January, Hispanic magazine's Top 50 Corporations for Supplier Diversity list named UPS as one of the best companies to offer minority firms the opportunity to become one of their suppliers.
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UPS named to Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
In January, UPS was the only delivery company listed on the inaugural list of 2005 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, which was launched during the World Economic Forum in Davos. This list acknowledges UPS as a company that produces an overall positive impact on society and the environment.
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2004
Hispanic magazine recognizes UPS as having Top 25 Recruitment Program
In May, Hispanic magazine named UPS as having one of the Top 25 Recruitment Programs in the United States. This list recognized companies that have aggressive recruitment programs, promote diversity in the workplace, marketplace and communities they serve and have Latinos in key company positions.
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UPS and its employees top list of corporate donations to United Way in U.S.
For the fourth year in a row, UPS and its employees led the U.S. in supporting the annual United Way campaign. UPS and its employees donated US$54.2 million to United Way in 2004, an all-time record and the third consecutive year the company has exceeded US$52 million in contributions.
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DiversityInc recognizes UPS as a top company for diversity
UPS ranked No. 32 on DiversityInc magazine’s 2004 “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” and also was ranked No. 7 by the magazine as one of the “Top 10 Companies for Latinos.” DiversityInc’s annual survey is based on a rigorous set of metrics for evaluating diversity. Companies provide data on four key areas: CEO commitment, human capital, corporate communications (internal and external) and supplier diversity.
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UPS's Jovita Carranza named 2004 Woman of the Year by Hispanic Business magazine
In its April issue, Hispanic Business magazine named Jovita Carranza, vice president of Air Operations for UPS, as the 2004 Woman of the Year. In her current role, Carranza oversees the management of UPS Worldport, a state-of-the-art, 4 million-square-foot air facility in Louisville, Ky.
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UPS named among America's Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises (WBEs)
In March, for the fifth consecutive year, UPS was named among America's Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women. UPS's inclusion in the WBENC “Elite Eleven” highlights the company's effort to provide opportunities to women- and minority-owned businesses. UPS has ranked among WBENC's “Top Corporations” since the inception of the list in 1999. With the Elite Eleven, WBENC recognizes corporations with world-class quality in supplier diversity programs featuring women-owned businesses.
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UPS Supply Chain Solutions presented with the National Guard Team-Employer Recognition Award
On March 4, the Illinois National Guard presented UPS Supply Chain Solutions with the National Guard Team-Employer Recognition Award in recognition of the support of service men and women who serve in the Illinois National Guard and their families. Guardsman and UPS SCS employee Richard Winterfeld presented the award to Jim Craft, Elk Grove Operations Manager.
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FORTUNE magazine names UPS the most socially responsible company
In February, FORTUNE Magazine’s America’s Most Admired Company survey named UPS the most socially responsible company in its industry and America. Globally, UPS ranked third in social responsibility.
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UPS's Ana Guevara honored by World Trade Center Miami on International Women's Day
In February, the World Trade Center Miami named UPS’s Ana Guevara, vice president of public affairs for the Americas, to its inaugural group of women honored to commemorate International Women’s Day. Nine female executives were selected for this honor based on their leadership in promoting free trade and international business in the Americas.
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Hispanic magazine names UPS to 2004 "Corporate 100"
In February, UPS was included in Hispanic magazine's "Corporate 100." These companies are honored as the "100 companies providing the most opportunities to hispanics."
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UPS Supply Chain Solutions honored with the Stanley A Quarles Memorial Community Spirit Award
The United Way of Aiken County (KY) honored UPS Supply Chain Solutions with the 2004 Stanley A Quarles Memorial Community Spirit Award. The Community Spirit Award was created in 1995 to recognize organizations that go above and beyond all expectations during the annual campaign. Whether facing harsh economic challenges or pulling out all stops to achieve surprising results, organizations that win this award are a portrait of community spirit.

In 2003, UPS SCS (through the Aiken Brokerage Office) was one of the first companies to participate in the "Be A Bunny" project, donating Easter baskets to area seniors in need. The volunteers collected a phenomenal amount of school supplies for the "School Tools" project last summer and more than 25 percent of their workforce participated in Project VISION in October.

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2003
UPS receives "Corporate Leadership Award" from The National Urban League
In November 2003, UPS received the "Corporate Leadership Award" for company's overall commitment to the National Urban League and its affiliates around the country. UPS's relationship with the Urban League dates back to 1962.
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UPS named to Best Company For Minorities list for fifth straight year
In July 2003, UPS was named to FORTUNE magazines "50 Best Companies for Minorities" for the fifth straight year.
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UPS Taiwan recognized as a Best Employer in Asia
In a regional survey of more than 300 companies in Asia, UPS Taiwan recently ranked tenth in the “Best Employers in Asia” list for 2003. The study was conducted by Hewitt Associates Inc. in partnership with The Asian Wall Street Journal and the Far Eastern Economic Review. The survey questioned 84,000 employees from all levels regarding people practices in each company and included eight countries in the region. An independent panel of business leaders, Human Resources professionals, and academics reviewed the results to determine the best employers.
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UPS named "Corporation of the Year" by the Native American Business Alliance
In March 2003, the Native American Business Alliance (NABA) named UPS "Corporation of the Year". NABA cited UPS's strong commitment to supplier diversity and support of Native American business initatives.
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UPS wins Governor’s Award for hiring practices
The New York Governor’s Office and the New York State Education Department’s Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities recognized the Upstate New York District for its hiring practices. This is a Statewide and Regional Employer Recognition Award Program. UPS won the local award for its ongoing commitment to providing individuals with disabilities opportunities for employment at UPS. The district was nominated for the award by Enable, a not-for-profit agency that prepares individuals with disabilities for entering the workforce.
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FORTUNE magazine names UPS the most socially responsible company in its industry
In February, FORTUNE Magazine named UPS the most socially responsible company in its industry in America and in the world through its annual America's Most Admired and World's Most Admired surverys.
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2002
UPS Airlines receives 2002 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
The US Chamber of Commerce selected UPS Airlines as 1 of 5 companies to receive the 2002 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The award recognizes the nation's top employers who have provided outstanding support to their National Guard and Reserve employees.
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UPS added to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI)
In September 2002, UPS was added to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI), which includes more than 300 companies from 23 countries that lead their industry in terms of sustainability. The DJSI annual review influences the investment decisions of 40 asset managers who use this index as an objective benchmark for sustainability portfolios. Sustainability indexes evaluate corporations based on economic, environmental and social criteria.
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UPS named a "Clean Ocean Business" by city of Santa Cruz
In August 2002, the City of Santa Cruz, California recognized UPS for their efforts in protecting the ocean. The city officially has named UPS a "Clean Ocean Business." In a letter to UPS, the city lauded UPS for using "the best management practices to help protect water and wildlife from pollution."
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Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council named UPS Corporation of the Year
In August 2002, UPS was named "Corporation of the Year" by the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GMSDC), Georgia’s leading organization dedicated to expanding business opportunities between corporations and minority-owned companies.
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BestJobsUSA.com ranked UPS twelfth in "Employer of Choice 500" survey
In July 2002, BestJobsUSA.com ranked UPS twelfth in "Employer of Choice 500" survey The survey ranked more than 10,000 companies, evaluating businesses from the perspective of employees and corporate peers, looking at criteria such as benefits, training, diversity, innovation and financial stability.
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WBENC named UPS among America's Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises
In March 2002, UPS was named among America's Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) for the third consecutive year. The national honor from WBENC recognizes UPS and its Supplier Diversity Program, which has worked to increase partnerships and economic opportunities provided to women- and minority-owned businesses for more than a decade. In addition to developing strategic relationships with minority- and women owned businesses, UPS encourages its majority suppliers to support women- and minority-owned firms. UPS has approximately 2,000 women-owned suppliers and the company spent more than $115 million with WBEs in 2001.
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NAACP awards UPS with Corporate Citizen of the Year Award
In February 2002, citing UPS's commitment to help build strong communities nationwide, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) presented the company with its coveted Corporate Citizen of the Year Award which recognizes U.S. corporations for their involvement and support of critical community issues. "For more than three decades, UPS has worked with the NAACP to expand educational and economic opportunities for minorities and other citizens," said Kweisi Mfume, president and chief executive officer of the NAACP. "We salute the company for its commitment, and applaud its employees across the nation who are working every day to help build strong communities."
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DiversityInc.com ranked UPS among the most diverse companies
In January 2002, UPS ranked 3rd in DiversityInc.com's Diversity Top 30 poll. The rankings were based on a range factors from employment and advancement of people of color to advertising in ethnic media. DiversityInc.com cited UPS's "superior diversity training, including exposing executives to inner city communities."
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2001
Hispanic magazine features UPS on Corporate 100 list
In October 2001, Hispanic magazine profiled UPS as a leader in its 13th annual Corporate 100 list, "a list of the top U.S. companies that excel in creating business and job opportunities for Hispanic Americans, as well as donating to philanthropies that target Latino communities."
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UPS wins first Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) Outstanding Corporate Partner Award
In October 2001, UPS was presented with the first annual Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) Outstanding Corporate Partner Award . "UPS has been a strong supporter of OCA ever since joining the BAC seven years ago," said George M. Ong, OCA National President. "Not only has UPS been extraordinarily generous in helping to fund OCA's programs and events, but UPS employees have been invaluable volunteers for our last two National Conventions. They assisted in setting up satellite offices for OCA and were available to take care of details to assist the OCA staff. Their dedication to OCA and our mission is apparent at all ranks of UPS."
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UPS ranked as one the top socially responsible companies
In October 2001, UPS placed 11th in a survey given by the Reputation Institute for top rated socially responsible companies.
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UPS wins the Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership
In May 2001, UPS received the Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership for the company's leadership efforts on welfare to work issues. It is the first Presidential award to honor companies for the exemplary quality of their relationships with employees and communities. The annual award is presented to companies that have demonstrated a deep commitment to innovative initiatives that not only empower employees and communities but also advance strategic business interests.
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2000
Iowa group names UPS Large Employer of the Year
In December 2000, the Iowa Commission of Persons with Disabilities Named UPS Large Employer of the Year in December 2000.
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UPS named Employer of the Year by the Deaf Counseling and Referral Agency
The Deaf Counseling and Referral Agency Named UPS-Menlo Park and Sunnyvale Division Employer of the Year in December 2000.
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ECO presents UPS with Excellence in Diversity and Environmental Stewardship Award
In 2000, the Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) honored UPS with the Excellence in Diversity and Environmental Stewardship Award. This award recognizes companies that excel in employment diversity and environmental stewardship.
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UPS receives WRAP Award for waste reduction
In 2000, UPS received the WRAP Award from the State of California and the Environmental Protection Agency. The Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) recognizes businesses that have made outstanding efforts to reduce non-hazardous waste and send less garbage to our landfills.
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