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January 5, 2015

FedEx and EMBARQ Mexico: The Napkin Plan

Since 2011, FedEx has sponsored a two-year fellowship program for EMBARQ employees to leverage FedEx knowledge in key areas like driver safety and fuel technologies. EMBARQ is part of an international network that helps cities make sustainable transport a reality.

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December 8, 2014

Overcoming Transportation Needs in India: FedEx Team Members Help Improve the Chennai Public Bus System

In March 2014 FedEx hosted a group of engineers from a non-profit organization called EMBARQ for a week long training event at our headquarters in Memphis. We shared our transportation expertise with EMBARQ engineers from India, Mexico and Brazil. We also shared some other skill sets with the participants, who are called FedEx Fellows. The mission of EMBARQ is to improve quality of life in cities by providing sustainable urban transport and urban planning solutions.

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June 30, 2014

How FedEx makes walking in Memphis – and around the world – safer for children

Fifteen years ago, the FedEx Global Citizenship team discovered a unique nonprofit called Safe Kids Worldwide (known then as the National Safe Kids Campaign). Their mission is to help prevent childhood injuries. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways and with safety a central value of the company, we approached Safe Kids about developing a child pedestrian safety campaign with support from FedEx.

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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 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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January 28, 2014

How to Design the Future of Transportation: The Story of EMBARQ in India

Recognizing the Need There are over 1.2 billion people in India. Each of them living in a world that becomes more complex and demanding every day. India is experiencing explosive growth, which requires people to be more mobile than ever, often commuting long distances every day for a job or family obligations. This newfound prosperity is contributing to a boom in personal car sales. 

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May 4, 2012

EarthSmart Outreach

 Giving is not really about what one gives. It is about what others receive EarthSmart Outreach is our volunteer and philanthropic efforts with regard to the company’s focus on environmental sustainability. We focus it in three key areas:(1) Sustainable Transportation

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December 14, 2011

EMBARQ and India’s Urban Future

Ashwin Prabhu is an urbanist based in EMBARQ India’s Bangalore office.  In November, Ashwin and eight of his colleagues from the United States, Brazil, Mexico and India visited FedEx global headquarters to attend a week-long leadership training program hosted by FedEx.  The leadership training program is just one component of a FedEx grant supporting EMBARQ’s efforts to promote sustainable transport in cities around the world.

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