FedEx: CSR & Sustainability News

FedEx Corporation, originally known as FDX Corporation, is a logistics services company, based in the United States with headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee. The name “FedEx” is a syllabic abbreviation of the name of the company’s original air division, Federal Express, which was used from 1973 until 2000.

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Electrified Truck Power-Train Can Cut Fuel Use in Half

Four-year-old California company Wrightspeed, started by Tesla co-founder Ian Wright, has developed a technology that zeros in on a specific niche of the…
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Two U.S. Senators Warn Pro Sports Leagues Against Aligning with Obamacare

Senators McConnell and Cornyn warn NFL, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, PGA and NBA, not to help publicize Obamacare, warning against potential brand damage.
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Video Interview: USPS Chief Sustainability Officer on “Coopetition”

Watch how the USPS uses "Coopetition' with UPS and FedEx to save money and carbon. The result is clearly monetary savings as well…
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How FedEx is Reducing Fuel Use and Emissions

A transportation fleet is essential to FedEx and the services it provides, so reducing its fuel consumption and the emissions from its aircraft…
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Ryder Markets Progress on Fuel Efficiency in Latest Sustainability Report

Ryder, the Fortune 500 transportation services giant that generated over $6 billion in revenues last year, recently issued its third sustainability report.
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FedEx Global Citizenship Report Shows Greater Eco-Efficiencies but Lacks Personal Touch

FedEx prides itself for having a clear goal: to connect the world in responsible and resourceful ways. FedEx 2011 Global Citizenship Report, which…
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5 CSR Executive Trends

At the Responsible Business Summit that took place in New York two weeks ago it was interesting to learn about some of the…
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Ecomagination Builds Big Green Revenues for GE

GE launched its ecomagination project back in 2005 to propel the company into leadership status in the emerging sustainable technology marketplace. As far…
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Are the Greatest Brands in the World Sustainable?

What makes a brand a great brand? And is there something common to all the great brands that differentiate them from the ordinary…
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FedEx Ramps Up Energy Efficiency Goals

FedEx Express announced this week that its entire vehicle feet is becoming more energy efficient at a faster rate than the company had…
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Electric Delivery Trucks Save Big Bucks

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has come out with a new study that shows the payback period for a new delivery-type electric truck…

Sustainable Logistics Can Really Make a Difference

In the previous post in the series, we talked about measuring a supply chain’s carbon footprint and few ways to reduce it. Today,…
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FedEx Packs Green Roof the Size of Three Football Fields into O’Hare International Airport

A little green roof can do a lot of good, and FedEx is about to find out how much good an enormous 175,000…
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Bringing It Home: Is It Greener to Ship or Buy At the Store?

When I order an item online and have it delivered to my home, is that greener or less green than going to the…
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FedEx Wins Big in Efficiency & Reduced Aircraft Emissions

FedEx’s global citizen efforts are an example of how performance and sustainability do not have to compete, but in fact, together are integral…