Awards & Recognition
The UPS Foundation has been recognized by organizations that include United Way, Human Rights Campaign and the Carbon Disclosure Project for our commitment to volunteerism and service. For a comprehensive view of our awards and recognition, please visit the UPS Pressroom.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) – Gold Status
UPS became the first major packaging delivery and logistics company to earn Gold Status certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) along with Energy Star certification for its corporate headquarters complex.
Climate Counts – Climate Counts Scorecard
For the third year in a row, UPS earned the top score in the consumer shipping sector on the annual Climate Counts scorecard. UPS also shared the 11th highest score across all industries.
Junior Achievement USA – President’s Volunteer Service Award
The President’s Volunteer Service Award is a presidential recognition program that recognizes individuals and organizations that contribute a significant amount of time to volunteer service. Junior Achievement Worldwide is an official certifying organization for this award and recognized UPS in 2012 for donating more than 5,000 volunteer hours to the organization.
National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre – Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award
UPS employees in Singapore were recognized for their volunteer efforts by the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre with the Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award.
Carbon Disclosure Project – Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index
UPS was named to the 2011 Carbon Disclosure Project’s Global 500 “Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index” and is one of only four other companies in the world to receive the highest score, 99 out of 100.
Human Rights Campaign – Corporate Equality Index
For the fifth consecutive year, UPS earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, an annual survey that rates U.S. corporations on their non-discrimination policies and practices toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and consumers.
DiversityBusiness.com – America’s Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities
United Way of Canada – Thanks a Million Award
For the 10th year in a row, UPS Canada received the Thanks a Million Award which honors organizations that contribute more than $1 million to United Way – Centraides.
Human Rights Campaign – Corporate Equality Index
For the fourth consecutive year, UPS earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, an annual survey that rates U.S. corporations on their non-discrimination policies and practices toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and consumers.
Human Rights Campaign – 2010 Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality
UPS was recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as part of the organization’s “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.
Hispanic Business Magazine – Top Company for Diversity
UPS was named to Hispanic Business Magazine’s Diversity Elite 60, a list of the nation’s top companies that promote and model diversity in the workplace.
Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council – Corporation of the Year
Black Enterprise magazine – 40 Best Companies for Diversity
Military Times Edge Magazine – Best Employers for Veterans
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council – America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises
UPS was named one of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises, the only national award honoring corporations for world-class programs that create level playing fields for women’s business enterprises to compete for corporate contracts.
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) – America’s Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises
UPS received WBENC’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises, which honors corporations for world-class programs that create level playing fields for women’s business enterprises to compete for corporate contracts.
Board of Directors Network – Top 50 Companies
Greater Women's Business Council – Top 10 Corporations
Newsweek - Green Rankings
UPS was ranked #43 among global companies and #62 among U.S. companies in Newsweek’s annual assessment of the environmental practices of major corporations.
Maplecroft – Climate Innovative Index
UPS was ranked No. 9 among the Top 100 global companies selected for the first-ever Climate Innovation Index by Maplecroft, a UK-based company that reports on sustainability-related risks.
Coalition for Clean Air – California Air Quality Award, Corporate Leadership category
UPS Airlines was recognized by the Coalition for Clean Air for its effort to reduce environmental impact by operating the most fuel-efficient fleet in the cargo industry.
Southeast Diesel Collaborative/EPA – Industry Leadership Award
Louisville UPS was recognized for exceptional efforts to reduce diesel emissions and improve air quality in the region.
Working Mother – Best Green Companies for America’s Children
UPS was recognized as part of Working Mother’s annual list of companies that are making great strides in planet-friendly practices.
The Green Building and Brightside – Acorn Award
UNCF/Metro-Atlanta – Corporate Partners in Education
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