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November 6, 2017

Reduce, Replace, Revolutionize

Connecting the world responsibly and resourcefully is an essential part of the FedEx approach to sustainability.

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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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June 24, 2015

Benefits of the Road Less Traveled

As a society, we want cleaner air. We want a more vibrant economy. We want safer roads. But to have those things, we have to change. We have to chart a different course and take the road less traveled.

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February 18, 2014

Q&A With Mitch Jackson, FedEx Expert on Sustainability

As part an ongoing series exploring the links between connectivity and innovation, our FedEx Access team spoke with Mitch Jackson, vice president of Environmental Affairs and Sustainability for FedEx. Jackson spearheaded the implementation of FedEx hybrid-electric vehicles, among the first in the commercial marketplace.[Read the full interview on the Access site]

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April 10, 2013

What If Or What For?

Curiosity is not enough. Sometimes, you have to ask the right question.The recent kerfuffle concerning the use of electric vehicles for long-range transportation between an EV manufacturer and a major newspaper has me thinking again about an issue we faced when my family and I were deciding whether or not to purchase an electric vehicle.

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January 10, 2013

A Sustaining Tale

Triumph over the tasks encountered Be an assertive protagonist to meet the challenge Use ingenuity for problems that arise Then, tell the story Introduction:

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July 20, 2012

Having An “i” To The Future

The “i’s” have it

Well, i took the personal plunge recently. i bought a plug-in electric vehicle for my own personal use. And, my family’s. One that runs only on electrons. One that runs my errands. Around town. Around traffic. To and fro. Everyday.

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June 21, 2012

Speaking of Heroes

"I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of his deep inner soul… we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream." Neil Armstrong"There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen." James Lovell

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