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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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December 23, 2008

Brain Food for Hungry Kids

Have you ever thought about what a hungry child does over the weekends when she isn't at school to receive Title 1-funded breakfast and lunch?  Unfortunately, hunger doesn't disappear over the weekend.  Can you imagine how long those weekends must be?  How can we possibly expect her to make good grades if she is missing meals?  Recently, a story ran on the San Francisco/Oakland CBS affiliate about a great FedEx Backpack program in connection with the Alameda County Food Bank to deliver bags of food to students on

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