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October 1, 2015

A Cut Above: Intricate Design Turns Brazil Seamstress into Global Costumer

Cleuza Torres spent years working at a bank in Sao Paulo, Brazil, but underneath her business attire and bank nametag was a dream to work with the arts. Little did she know her dream would come true, and that she would help fulfill the dreams of dancers all over the world. It started in 1994,

January 12, 2015

FedEx and Safe Kids Worldwide Volunteer Spotlight

FedEx has been supporting Safe Kids Worldwide for more than 15 years. In this series, we are featuring some of our key volunteers. Stories: Eduardo Mezei, Janie Hertan, Jeff Shadix, Julia Khong, Sabiena Foster, Paul Averwater, and Jennifer Archer Eduardo Mezei, BrazilHuman Resources Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean, FedEx Express 

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.

February 14, 2014

Innovation for Change: Safe Kids Brazil

This is the second in a series of 10 guest blog posts from the leaders of Safe Kids Worldwide affiliates that FedEx works with around the world in support of child pedestrian road safety initiatives. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways, FedEx is actively engaged in promoting road safety.

July 23, 2013

Quality Vs. Quantity: Why Emerging Markets Must Concentrate on Sustainable Growth

As Brazil prepares to host two premier sporting events, the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Summer Olympics in 2016, some predict that the country will invest more than $60 billion USD in public works projects ranging from road expansions to the improvement of telecommunications networks.  The infrastructure upgrades are not only necessary to accommodate the enormous amount of visitors these sporting events will bring to Brazil,  but al

April 11, 2013

FedEx Trade Networks Expansion in Latin America

You can’t help but notice that FedEx Trade Networks Latin America is receiving quite a bit of attention in the news lately. To add to the news, I’m thrilled to be in São Paulo announcing our expansion efforts in Brazil and Mexico.

April 5, 2013

Making a difference in Sao Paulo, Brazil: special donation helps The Salvation Army feed the hungry

An official ceremony was held last month at The Salvation Army headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It was held in celebration of the donation of a brand new Disaster Response Unit (DRU) from FedEx. The DRU is a custom made canteen truck designed to help feed the hungry both in times of disaster and throughout the year.

December 20, 2010

I’m off to see the wizard

It was my first trip to Brazil, a nation made famous by the Christ in Rio, Copacabana Beach, and the Amazon River basin. However, as FedEx has begun to support mass-transit solutions through EMBARQ, an emerald city from Brazil began to emerge: Curitiba (pronounced Cure-ee-chee-ba), listed as one of the greenest cities in the world. This city of 1.7 million residents was mentioned as the city where bus-rapid transit and transit-oriented development took hold. It was time to head to Oz.