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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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March 17, 2014

SXSW Interactive 2014: So you’ve got a billion followers…now what?

Every year at this time, thousands of the world’s premiere social media practitioners, technologists, and creatives gather in Austin, TX for South By Southwest Interactive to share ideas and inspiration. 

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March 6, 2014

China, India, Mexico and more: A global e-commerce discussion with Raj Subramaniam

In our ongoing Access series exploring the links between connectivity and innovation, we spoke with Raj Subramaniam, executive vice president, marketing and communications, FedEx Services.[Read more about Access]ACCESS: What is the relationship between increased global connectivity and innovation?

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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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November 21, 2013

Size doesn´t matter – but Access does! See how Germanplates proves it.

 As a member of the FedEx communications team, I can tell you that I have heard A LOT at work about the idea and the importance of Access over the last couple of years. Access to global markets empowers small and medium companies in particular to grow their businesses. Access connects people and possibilities around the world. Access helps to create jobs.

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September 17, 2013

Creating Access for Growth

On a recent trip abroad, I saw beautiful furniture pieces that stood out for the precision of their construction. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that they were made in Cebu, Philippines. Cebu is a region full of skilled craftsmen whose works are now being appreciated in houses worldwide. 

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May 30, 2013

Every day is Mother’s Day at The Flour Pot

My mom (Margie Greenberg) and I decided to start our own business – The Flour Pot cookie boutique - in 2003.  We started in my mom’s kitchen – baking custom decorated cookies.  Growing up, my mom was always making cookies – everyone always knew her for her cookies…friends would come over looking for my mom’s cookies.  All kinds – chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, butter cookies.  And when I graduated from college, my brother suggested that Mom and I go into business together selling her cookies.  My mom and

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May 23, 2013

2012 FedEx Global Citizenship Report

Today we released our fifth Global Citizenship Report. In the spirit of continuous improvement, this year’s report aligns with the Global Reporting Initiative guidelines. It showcases our continued efforts to provide sustainable solutions for our customers and our communities in a more standardized and transparent way. And, importantly, it is an all-digital and print-on-demand platform again this year.

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