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December 4, 2015

Biofuels Take Flight with FedEx [Infographic]

FedEx planes to deliver packages using fuel made from forest waste (click the Infographic below for a high-resolution jpg, or click here to download the Infographic as a pdf file) Starting in 2017, the FedEx Oakland hub will mix up our first supply of alternative jet fuel. Half Jet A/half biofuel, the first six million

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November 16, 2015

Sustaining a Wildlife Refuge by Connecting to the Community

On a bright, crisp, fall day the light goes on in a first time visitor’s mind: “Oh! So…for birds, this place is like the rest areas that we have on the freeway? I get it now. They must have places like this along their way or they’ll run out of energy.” A ranger responds, “And

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October 15, 2015

Dream Big: World Solar Challenge

It’s been said that to be the best, you must compete against the best. That’s just what a group of high school students from Houston, Mississippi intend to do. Located about 125 miles southeast of Memphis, Houston is home to about 3,000 residents. A team of 14 students from the local high school have been

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April 22, 2015

FedEx and NFWF Team Up to Address Local Conservation Issues

It all started with a spark. On June 11, 2013, the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history began in Colorado Springs. For two weeks, the Black Forest fire waged a ruthless war on the surrounding area, decimating thousands of acres, hundreds of homes and taking two lives. As residents of the local area themselves, FedEx

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April 14, 2015

How We Overcame Cultural Inertia and Saved Millions

“Cultural Inertia”: The tendency for a group of people to cling to traditions and ways of thinking that have outlived their usefulness even when better ways are presented. Man, was this ever “us”. We still see evidence of this phenomenon on a fairly regular basis around Air Operations, but never was it as visible as

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March 26, 2015

2014 FedEx Global Citizenship Report – Moving Possibilities

FedEx Global Citizenship is about connecting the world responsibly and resourcefully. Our seventh-annual Global Citizenship Report will be released on April 2nd. It’s titled Moving Possibilities because it focuses upon our efforts to align business goals with citizenship objectives. At the most basic level, we serve our customers by providing high-value- added logistics, transportation and

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