UPS

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is UPS doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 42

UPS has a DitchCarbon Score of 42 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and a more sustainable operation.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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UPS operates within the transport services industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. Some industries are more damaging than others; this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

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Very high

UPS operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This regional advantage supports UPS’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their logistics services.
15.79%

...this company is doing 15.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

United Parcel Service, commonly known as UPS, is a major player in the transport services industry, founded in 1907 and headquartered in Atlanta. As a global logistics company, UPS offers package and freight transportation, international trade facilitation, and advanced technology solutions. With a presence in over 220 countries and territories, UPS has established a robust online and social media presence to connect with customers worldwide.

Bad news, UPS hasn't committed to SBTi climate goals yet

UPS has committed to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) by aligning its emissions reduction strategies with the goals of the Paris Agreement. This means the company is working towards significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions across its operations and value chain to limit global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

UPS should foster collaboration with industry peers to exchange best practices and resources, thereby enhancing their collective ability to diminish Scope 3 emissions.
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Our methodology

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