posts tagged with Trees

FedEx Delivers for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

EarthSmart2DSC_0068.JPG_.jpeg FedEx team members are working with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to plant 65 trees along the Fall Creek Greenway Trail, in Indianapolis. This annual FedEx planting completes the final piece of the Fall Creek waterway that has not yet been planted with KIB trees—an effort that KIB undertook beginning in 2006— to restore the Fall Creek waterway.

KIB and FedEx have joined forces to plant trees for the past several years along Pogues Run and Pleasant Run, and now this will be the second planting with KIB and FedEx along Fall Creek. The collaboration between FedEx and NFWF is part of the EarthSmart Outreach initiative, a FedEx commitment to environmental and volunteer efforts that focus on environmental sustainability...

Planting the Seeds of Sustainable Recovery

waldo-7082.jpg.jpeg If there could be a best supporting actor award in the story of my life, trees would have snagged a few of those awards.

As a competitive runner until my early thirties, my favorite runs usually involved nature, parks, and tree-lined streets. I found peace in my solitary runs under the tree canopy of the Wissahickon Park in Philadelphia, PA. I gloried in my own private viewing of the exquisite cherry blossoms of the Tidal Basin on early morning jaunts in Washington, D.C. On the morning of my own wedding, I laced up my running shoes and headed to Valley Forge National Park with my matron of honor and my brother...

Atlanta FedEx Volunteers Help Create a Greener Future

10200930047151341.jpg To celebrate FedEx’s 40th Anniversary in Atlanta, FedEx volunteers joined Trees Atlanta to help with tree maintenance in Freedom Park near downtown Atlanta, which is one of the most heavily used green spaces in Atlanta due to the miles of biking and walking trails that weave throughout the park. Trees Atlanta plants thousands of trees each year and maintains them for a minimum of two years in order to give them a better chance to survive long term in the tough urban environment.

Remote reps moving towards the 'Paperless Office'

gcr-env-eff.png
When we think about sustainability and our customer service remote rep program, the first thing that comes to mind is how we have reduced carbon emissions by elimination the daily commute. We have another way in which our program is EarthSmart (solutions for a more sustainable world), and that is the reduction of our use of paper and striving toward becoming a ‘paperless office.’ 

EarthSmart Growing Strong within Our Communities

EarthSmart Outreach Yard Sign Template 2 - FINAL.jpg After a month of EarthSmart Outreach events in 7 cities, I am pleased at how much progress that our FedEx team members have already made in sustaining our communities nationwide.