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Mitch Jackson Posts
May 4, 2012
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
April 23, 2012
By Rachel Kesselman (EarthSmart Memphis Outreach Co-Chair 2012) & Chris Williams (EarthSmart Participant 2012)After dodging a date with a bulldozer, several sweet magnolia trees have a home at Memphis’ Shelby Farms Park with the help of FedEx team members.
November 15, 2011
“How is FedEx a sustainability company?!?” puzzled one MBA student. The question surprised me a bit since I work here and regularly receive our sustainability updates.
October 27, 2011
The 2011 Net Impact Conference starts this week. A great many young professionals and students will convene to hear about and discuss sustainability. If you think about it, these are the individuals that will set the course for our society in the coming decades. So, what perspectives do I hope they take away from the conference? Several things really:
October 3, 2011
“It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?” - Henry David Thoreau I have the privilege of speaking again at this year’s upcoming 2011 Net Impact Conference. In preparation for this, Net Impact, an international nonprofit organization that seeks to inspire and educate in creating a more sustainable world, interviewed me on some of the actions that FedEx is taking, why we’re doing so, and what the attendees should take away from it. The piece follows here: