The Business World Pledges Help to Areas Affected by Recent Hurricanes

(3BL Media/Justmeans) This hurricane season has proven to be an extremely active—and destructive—one. Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston area, causing an estimated $180 billion in damages. Then Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean and Florida, wreaking havoc in those areas. And Hurricane Maria has caused tremendous devastation in Puerto Rico, knocking out power across the entire island.

FedEx Is Reducing Its Environmental Footprint

Getting packages and documents delivered on time creates a big environmental footprint, but FedEx wants to change that. The company avoided over two million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) with fuel and energy saving initiatives. That amount of CO2e is equivalent to the carbon sequestered by over 1.9 million acres of U.S. forest in a year.

FedEx Reduces Aircraft Carbon Emissions While Increasing Flights

FedEx Corp takes climate change seriously, judging by its goal to reduce aircraft carbon emissions intensity by 30 percent. Since 2005, the company has reduced aircraft carbon emissions intensity by 22.3 percent. In 2013 alone, FedEx reduced aircraft carbon emissions intensity by 4.2 percent while the total number of flights increased. It is the first company in the U.S.

Electric Vehicles to Help Reduce Air Pollution in Hong Kong

The 10 electric vehicles have been deployed to FedEx stations across Hong Kong. They allow the FedEx couriers to make a full eight-hour shift of deliveries before needing to recharge the vehicle.

World’s Most Trustworthy Leaders Recognized

Trust Across America has released its third annual "Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior," a list that recognizes people who have made an extensive and positive contribution to building trust in business.

Companies Embrace Solar Power to Boost Sustainability Credentials

Solar power is becoming a popular choice for companies to boost their sustainability credentials.

Hong Kong School Kids Take Lesson in Sustainability from FedEx and Jane Goodall

FedEx and Jane Goodall join hands to promote sustainability among school kids in Hong Kong.

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