13 Dec '11, 10am

Postmaster General Talks Sustainability in Durban While Promoting Junk Mail

Tweet US Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe is a busy man, working incessantly on securing the future of the Postal Service. Yet, last week he found the time to attend the COP17 climate conference in Durban, South Africa, where according to a USPS press release he “heralded the U.S. Postal Service’s sustainability successes, making the business case to go green.” Donahoe talked in an international media roundtable that was hosted by the International Post Corporation (IPC) and the South African Post Office. He mentioned some of the Postal Service’s green initiatives and announced that “this is a powerful story and makes the business case for sustainability.” He only forgot to mention that the Postal Service is mainly making money from delivering junk mail and is losing billions of dollars a year. It is a powerful story, but not on how you succeed when you are sustainabl...

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