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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:

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?  

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.

May 22, 2013

How to Grow a Greener School!

VOTE NOW through our Pinterest board!UPDATE: 5.30.13I come from a long line of small family farmers working the soil in New Jersey.My dad’s mother grew up on a farm in western New Jersey. In the 1940’s, my grandmother and her sisters worked the farm, picking tomatoes that were sold to Campbell’s Soup Company in Camden, NJ. My dad and his sister spent their summers with their cousins on their grandmother’s farm. 

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.

September 8, 2011

As Tough As Iron!

As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another—proverbHave you ever butted heads with someone and yet valued it an inspiring experience? And while you may have very well left the encounter exhausted, you also left satisfied, dare I say even regenerated by it— equipped with new knowledge, enhanced insight and increased sensitivity?  

July 25, 2011

Fred Smith introduces the 2010 Global Citizenship Update

FedEx was founded to move goods faster and more efficiently. As we grew, we helped more people and businesses around the world access the global marketplace. And that helped make people’s lives better.We are proud to have changed what’s possible.  Just as important, we are proud of our commitment to use resources responsibly, to expand our capabilities wisely, and to help the communities we serve thrive.

April 21, 2011

Making Metros Greener

Every time I visit a U.S. city, I try to find a path, park or greenway so I can be in nature and see the city from a different angle. Without doubt, these parks and pathways are filled with local citizens enjoying these outdoor resources.