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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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…
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Enterprise Holdings Rolls Out Largest Electric Vehicle Rental Fleet

Last week, the National Summit on Energy Security took place in Washington DC. Government, military and business leaders gathered to address America’s reliance…
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Washington Redskins Bring Solar Power to Millions of Football Fans

While some members of Congress continue trying to undermine federal energy programs that promote efficiency and clean fuels, D.C.’s own Washington Redskins football…
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Corporate Giants Add One Million Vehicles to National Clean Fleets Partnership

In a clear case of high bar-setting, earlier this year the U.S. Department of Energy kicked off its National Clean Fleets Partnership with…
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FedEx More than Doubles Its Fleet of Electric Vehicles

Last week, FedEx announced the addition of 24 new all-electric vehicles to its fleet, bringing its total of all-electric vehicles up to 43.…

How Green is Your Data?

If you printed out a gigabyte of data that would equate to 50,000 pages of printed single space text. Now imagine 34 x…
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Feds Help Large Fleets Clean Up Their Act. What About the Little Fleets?

A new federal initiative called the National Clean Fleets Partnership has set an ambitious goal to slice 2.5 billion gallons of petroleum usage…
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FedEx Reaches Company Milestone and Opens Energy Efficient Data Center

A few days ago FedEx Corp. unveiled its Enterprise Data Center-West (EDC-W), located in Colorado Springs, CO, making it the company’s first environmentally…
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Infrastructure Gives Societies the Ability to Connect

By Brandon Tidwell, FedEx Global Citizenship Lately, I’ve been living on airplanes and in automobiles. I work remotely for FedEx and spend a…

Boycotting Canada: More Companies Say No to the Tar Sands

The advocacy group Forest Ethics is urging that Americans refrain from buying gasoline that comes from Alberta's tar sands. Alberta's businesses are not…
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Interview: Brian Polowniak of Alte on Electric Hybrid Trucks

The business part of sustainability’s mantra to reduce, reuse and recycle is financial payback. Market research has established that making money rather than…

Are Big Box Stores Advancing or Detracting Sustainability Efforts? Yes.

Since TriplePundit.com launched in 2005, Walmart and other big box stores have gone through quite a metamorphosis in the eyes of many pundits…

Is the DOE’s Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Incentive Stifling Innovation?

The Department of Energy (DOE) program, the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing incentive (ATVMI) is meant to stimulate the development of cleaner vehicles (EVs).…

NGOs: Friend or Foe to Business & Sustainability?

By Vijay Kanal, CMC, Kanal Consulting NGOs, or Non Government Organizations, have long been known for promoting socially responsible activities and engaging in…
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Researchers Compare the Carbon Pricetags of In-Store and Online Purchases

From a carbon emissions point-of-view, is it better to buy products online or in a store? You probably guessed the former. And if…