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How working from home is contributing to our sustainability efforts: EarthSmart @ Work

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Did you know that working from home programs can save not only time and money, but can also help reduce carbon emissions?  

About 900 of our FedEx TechConnect customer service representatives are doing just that – working remotely through our EarthSmart @ Work program, REACH (Reps Engaged and Connected @ Home). EarthSmart encourages FedEx team members to share in the FedEx commitment to a sustainable world through ideas and actions.

Over the last three years, REACH has already spared the planet 2,800 tons of carbon emissions. As we continue to transition customer service reps to work remotely from their homes, the savings compound. In fact, every person who works from home saves an additional 2,500 pounds of carbon emissions each year. That’s a total savings of 2,250,000 lbs of CO2 per year (or the equivalent of planting over 26,000 trees and letting them grow for 10 years!)

Team members who work from home enjoy more time to balance their personal life with the elimination of commute times, reduced expenses related to commute, reduced clothing expenditure, and reduced snack machine temptation!

And because REACH is a virtually paperless system, the program reduces waste, as well. As gas prices rise and everyday environmental concerns grow, FedEx is redefining the workplace. 

It’s all a part of EarthSmart® — FedEx solutions for a more sustainable world.

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GREAT NEWS! Congratulation for this article about Customer services Jobs. It is my long cherish dream. That’s why it will be very much affected for me. I think article that you have written is various applications for Freelancer.In the third world country like Bangladesh a jobs are so tough,for those people online job bring a new era.Thanks

The FedEx Careers website http://fedex.com/careers is the best source for open positions.

Is there somewhere else where I can learn more about opportunities for working from home with FedEx.

Sherri, The second I met you, I knew that you would make a huge contribution to FedEx, and I'm delighted that I was right on target! Sheila Harrell and Marianne Mutter are inspirational role models for women and now you are in that prestigious category. Keep up the good work - Green and Purple! Best, Carey

Thanks for your interest in FedEx. For current job opportunities, please go to the FedEx Careers website http://fedex.com/careers.

I don't think it's possible for someone to work for you at home. But if it's done, please contact me such an opportunity or any other. I am ready to serve you. Thanks.. From Nigeria.

That sounds great!! I hope that we can start with this at the import in Sweden. This would help a lot my colleagues while I'm on maternaty leave.

I would be very interested in this work at home program with FedEx. Right now my commute is 120+ miles round trip. How can I find more information/job listings for this program?

What a great program. A win win for all!

This is just the right topic for me to read today! Thank you Sherri Strickler for sharing these wonderful tips on working at home and how FedEx is apart of it as well! Working at home is the best way to make money, save on gas, enjoy being with your kids more, get more time to be with your famliy, and do things for yourself! I love being a FedEx volunteer and being apart of the Earthsmart program! It has been such a wonderful thing for me to be in! Thank you FedEx for making my life to be able to help others and enjoy myself!

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