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December 4, 2015

Biofuels Take Flight with FedEx [Infographic]

FedEx planes to deliver packages using fuel made from forest waste (click the Infographic below for a high-resolution jpg, or click here to download the Infographic as a pdf file) Starting in 2017, the FedEx Oakland hub will mix up our first supply of alternative jet fuel. Half Jet A/half biofuel, the first six million

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?  

June 26, 2013

A Sampling of the FedEx Global Citizenship Report

We recently published our fifth annual FedEx Global Citizenship Report. If you have looked at it, you know that it is an information-packed report of FedEx actions relating to corporate social responsibility. If you haven't seen it, I encourage you to do so.

June 10, 2013

INFOGRAPHIC: A Sustainable Future

Download high-res version of this infographic: as .pdf file | as .jpg file

May 14, 2013

FedEx Trade Networks breaks ground at environmentally sustainable business park

I am very inspired by today’s events, as we broke ground for our new office and warehouse facilities at the Riverview Solar Technology Park just outside of Buffalo, in Tonawanda, NY.

April 29, 2013

Bright Idea – Simple Solution

FedEx Express Seattle Ramp Wins Environmental Excellence Award By Lynda Baker, FedEx Express Properties Project Management      Specialist and      Scott Hendren, FedEx Express Electrical Engineering

April 4, 2013

Goal of Reducing Oil Dependence Unites All Sides

I recently attended a speech by President Obama in Chicago during which the President discussed his proposal to establish an Energy Security Trust. The concept is to use revenue from oil production to fund research and development of oil-displacement technologies in the transportation sector. The goal of improving U.S. energy security and reducing oil dependence can unite Republicans and Democrats. 

February 14, 2013

The State of Our Union – Action Needed

In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama outlined an ambitious agenda to overhaul the U.S. tax code, produce more domestic and alternative energy, rebuild our infrastructure and expand international trade.