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September 24, 2014

FedEx Trade Networks Celebrates Riverview Solar Technology Park Opening

Yesterday was an extraordinary day in Tonawanda, N.Y., as we officially celebrated the grand opening of the FedEx Trade Networks facility at Riverview Solar Technology Park. It was amazingly gratifying to see all of the officials, developers and customers on hand and inspiring to see all of the team members, who played such an integral role in seeing this important initiative through.

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September 3, 2014

FedEx EarthSmart Joins Forces with Rocky Mountain Field Institute

 For two weeks in June 2013, the most destructive fire in Colorado’s history inhabited the Black Forest. The fire was fully contained after the loss of 486 homes, 2 lives and thousands of acres of land. FedEx employees owned six of those homes that were lost and many children of FedEx employees attended Pine Creek High School, which was the most affected school by the fire.

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July 1, 2014

License to Optimize

***Note: This post first appeared on the Corporate Eco Forum EcoInnovator Blog- - - - - - -

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June 12, 2014

Report: EMBARQ Brazil’s FedEx Fellow 2.5 Years Later

This is the first in a series of three guest blog posts from FedEx-EMBARQ Transportation Fellows. This month we will hear from Magdala Satt Arioli from EMBARQ Brazil.

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May 22, 2014

Infographic: We’ve Offset Over 300 Million FedEx Envelope Shipments Since 2012

We've offset over 300 million FedEx envelope shipments since 2012. Hover over the hotspots below for a more interactive experience:

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May 8, 2014

2013 Global Citizenship Report – Global Connections

FedEx is built on the belief that local economic growth requires connectivity with the rest of the world, and we accept that it is our role and responsibility to do this sustainably.

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May 2, 2014

What in the world is “telematics”?: My baptism into the world of sustainable transportation

A few months ago, I began working with some of our sustainable transportation initiatives at FedEx – a new area for me. One of my first tasks was to put together a weeklong training event where FedEx would share our insights, knowledge and expertise with EMBARQ, one of the world’s leading sustainable transportation nonprofit organizations.

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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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