Ted at UPS

14 articles

What’s Stopping Us From Combating World Hunger?

We already have the logistics and technological solutions to get food to the people who need it most.

A staggering 795 million people in the world do not have access to enough food. For those living in remote areas, it can take weeks – even months – to get the nutrition they need. For UPS’s Dan Canale, that wait is unacceptable. We already have the logistics and technological solutions to reduce the timeline […]

A Better Way to Make Returns

What if we streamlined returns to reduce costs and our carbon footprint?

Retailers have made it easier and cheaper than ever before to purchase and return products online. While this is great for consumers, it’s bad for business – and even worse for the environment. UPS’s Aparna Mehta asks: What if we streamlined returns to reduce costs and our carbon footprint?

How Nationalism and Globalism Can Coexist

It's time to ditch a false binary choice.

Why do we have to choose between nationalism and globalism, between loving our countries and caring for the world? In a talk with lessons for avowed nationalists and globalists alike, Wanis Kabbaj explains how we can challenge this polarizing, binary thinking – and simultaneously become proud citizens of our countries and the world.

The Dark Side of Charitable Donations

Ask yourself these three questions before sending another package into the chaos following a humanitarian disaster.

In the bleak winter days after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, a town in shock after losing 20 children and six adults faced down intrusive reporters, political opportunists – and an outpouring of stuff. Thousands of boxes of Christmas toys, school supplies, gifts and clothing were sent to Newtown, Connecticut, along with more […]

A Solution to Gun Violence Found in US History

By returning to our roots, we can solve today's most contentious problems.

Guns weren’t always the contentious issue they are today in the U.S. Forty years ago, guns were primarily used for sport and recreation, and mass shootings were a rarity. Much has changed since then, and while there’s a lot of debate about how to put an end to gun violence, we’ve yet to put effective […]