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You Belong At UPS

UPS is a people-led company guided by a strong purpose. We value the contributions of all our people and encourage everyone to bring their unique perspectives, backgrounds, talents and skills to work every day.

  • African American

  • Asian American

  • Disability & Accessibility

  • Hispanic & Latino

  • Lgbtq+

  • Military & Veterans

  • Women

To move our world forward, we must move our culture forward. A culture that fosters an environment of equity, transparency, courage, creativity and a sense of belonging. To deliver what matters, we seek distinct perspectives, experiences and talents across our employees, candidates, customers and suppliers. We know we can’t do it alone. We are better together. We are stronger united. We are UPS.

Introducing You Belong At UPS

Hear from Charlene Thomas, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, as she lays out the vision for the future of these central values at UPS.

  • Our rallying cry is: you belong at UPS. And ‛you’ means everybody. UPSers, candidates, the communities where we live and serve. You can thrive with us, being who you are. Charlene Thomas Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Diversity Spotlight

Each of our 500,000+ UPSers brings different abilities—and possibilities—to their role. We’re committed to recognizing and celebrating what each one of our UPSers can do today, and helping them grow to reach their fullest potential tomorrow.

  • Celebrating LGBTQ


    UPS celebrates all of our LGBTQ+ team members, customers, suppliers and communities. Hear about the creator of our special artwork celebrating Pride Month, and find out what we’re doing to support LGBTQ-owned businesses.

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    Pride month artwork
  • Celebrating Veterans


    UPS doubled its initial goal of hiring 25,000 veterans to 50,000 and surpassed it as part of the Joining Forces Initiative from 2014-2018. Today, UPS continues to value and actively recruit military veterans.

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    Man speaking and gesturing while standing at a podium
  • Celebrating DEI


    No one is safe until we are all safe, and we know there is no place in any community anywhere in the world for racism, bigotry or hate. We will not stand quietly or idly on the sidelines of this issue. – Carol B. Tomé, UPS CEO Learn more
    3 diverse UPS employees as part of a collage
  • Celebrating Neurodiversity


    The word ‘can’t’ is not in my vocabulary. Bryce Clayton Supervisor
    Bryce Clayton working with equipment
  • Celebrating Members of the Military


    UPS shares similarities with the military, including teamwork and making a bigger impact. Willie Wilson Air Force Veteran, started at UPS in 2000
    Willie Wilson wearing firefighter gear
  • Celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage


    At UPS, we support and stand with the Asian American community and celebrate the Asian community’s rich cultural heritage.

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    UPS Stronger United
  • Celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage


    UPS is helping AAPI-owned businesses deliver what matters. Learn more about one such partnership in Philadelphia.

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    AAPI business owners

Business resource groups

With such a large and diverse team, we know that UPSers often want to connect, network, and learn from others outside of their normal work teams. Employee hubs known as Business Resource Groups (BRG) provide an important way for our people to connect.

  • Diverse people talking

    180+ BRG chapters strong

    UPSers connect in BRGs worldwide across 10 categories: African American, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Focus on Abilities, LGBT & Allies, Millennials, Multicultural, Veterans, Working Parents and Women’s Leadership Development.
  • Women In Operations

    Women In Operations BRG

    The Women in Operations (WIO) BRG is dedicated to empowering and developing our women leaders to reach their maximum potential to ignite the best professional and personal version of themselves. WIO strives to provide opportunities and resources for women to succeed in the world of operations and beyond.
  • Multicultural group

    Multicultural BRG

    The Multicultural Business Resource Group’s mission is to foster an environment where all cultures and backgrounds are celebrated. We focus on education and community engagement in order to develop our member’s sense of appreciation for what makes us different, but also the commonalities that can be found despite those differences.
  • asians

    Asian BRG

    Our mission is to support and empower Asian American employees and increase exposure of Asian culture here at UPS. We provide professional development, build strategic partnerships, develop connections and network through our thought leadership events.
  • african american

    African American Business Resource Group (AABRG)

    We act as a resource for the deployment and retention of African American UPSers. We provide a venue for networking while strengthening UPS ties within the community.
  • Hispanic/Latino

    Hispanic/Latino BRG (Crecer)

    We strive to support and elevate the Latinx community at UPS. Through a wide range of initiatives including talent development, we foster strong connections to serve Latinx markets, communities, employees, suppliers, and other key stakeholders.
  • LGBTQ

    LGBTQ+ & Allies

    Our goal is to help LGBTQ+ employees add value to their careers in an environment that fosters authenticity. We strive to sustain an atmosphere of inclusion, where people are encouraged to flourish and feel pride in their contributions.
  • millennials

    Millennial BRG

    We help attract, develop, and retain the next generation of leaders for UPS. Our focus is on a mentorship program that fosters dialogue and understanding between generations and helps millennials feel more connected to the company.
  • veterans

    Veterans BRG

    Open to anyone, our group brings together people who have a passion for supporting military members past and present. We provide members with an instant connection and opportunities to learn from each other, support each other and propel each other forward in their careers.
  • women

    Women’s Leadership Development

    Our group serves as an advancement platform for women at UPS, translating women’s voices into business innovation and growth opportunities. We help address the challenges unique to women in business and provide the tools for leadership.
  • neurodiversity

    Focus on Abilities

    With a culture that supports and celebrates all team members, people with disabilities are poised for success. This perspective is exemplified by the UPS Transitional Learning Center, a cooperative effort that allows people with disabilities to experience UPS jobs through hands-on training.
  • parents

    Working Parents

    As a group, we work to develop, support, mentor, retain and attract working parents. We share resources with each other for balancing work and life, and we educate others on evolving needs. By identifying barriers and creating solutions, we’re making positive change at UPS and beyond.

UPSer Stories

Our values and mission are embodied by every UPSer around the world. Take a closer look at these stories of team members who are defining the UPS spirit in everything they do.

  • Video: The power of a positive perspective

    The power of a positive perspective

    Jim Holland sees things differently than most. His positive attitude and willingness to try new things define the UPS spirit.

  • Video: Shaping the next generation of leaders

    Shaping the next generation of leaders

    Malcolm Berkley is proud to give back. He and UPS helped equip students at Morehouse College, an HBCU, with Microsoft Surface tablets during the pandemic.

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