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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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April 28, 2014

FedEx Delivers for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

The following is a guest post from David Forsell, President of Keep Indianapolis BeautifulFedEx team members are working with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to plant 65 trees along the Fall Creek Greenway Trail, in Indianapolis. This annual FedEx planting completes the final piece of the Fall Creek waterway that has not yet been planted with KIB trees—an effort that KIB undertook beginning in 2006— to restore the Fall Creek waterway.

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April 24, 2014

Planting the Seeds of Sustainable Recovery

If there could be a best supporting actor award in the story of my life, trees would have snagged a few of those awards.

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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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January 9, 2014

Our top 10 blog posts of 2013

Over the past few years we've had a wonderful time connecting with the world through our FedEx Blog. 2013 was a year in which you showed us that you love to learn more about our team members, and what we're doing to make our communities a better place. You also reminded us that you love our iconic FedEx aircraft as much as we do!Without further introduction, here are our most read blog posts from 2013:

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October 22, 2013

Change a light bulb. Make a difference.

I recently sat down with Don Colvin, U.S. VP of facilities at FedEx Express, to hear what it takes to sustainably manage 52 million square feet of space. Q.             The Solar Energy Industries Association just announced their top 25 corporate solar users and FedEx is on the list again.  Can you tell me how solar fits into your overall sustainability strategy?  

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October 3, 2013

Meet the new FedEx Efficient Containers. Lighter design. Less fuel.

Taking weight off a jet isn’t a new idea. It’s a problem aviators have tried to solve since the early pages of aviation history. Extra weight equals extra fuel. When you find the right balance, you can fly farther, use less fuel and reduce emissions. But it’s how you take the weight off that gets interesting.Charles Lindbergh became the first person to fly across the Atlantic using a plane covered in lightweight linen. Today, this same mindset is inspiring a whole new generation of innovations and I’m happy to say much safer than some of those early ideas.

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July 2, 2013

From Fuel Supply to FuelSense

You never know where some things will lead. As an Army Captain, I had the fortune to command a supply company that included a fuel supply platoon with the responsibility to refuel the 3rd Armored Division in central Germany.These refueling operations were very static, dispensing fuel from large bladders which required units to congregate many tracked and wheeled vehicles at fuel depots. This made refueling not only inefficient but placed exposed vehicles at a higher risk of an enemy strike as they congregated.

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