Staff Vice President, FedEx Corp Environmental Affairs & Sustainability
Mitch Jackson is vice president of FedEx Corporation’s Environmental Affairs and Sustainability. He develops the sustainability strategy and vision to ensure that FedEx minimizes its environmental footprint while still delivering outstanding customer service. He also provides the environmental sustainability perspective on larger projects and initiatives so that FedEx keeps its eco-advantage.
Jackson spearheaded the implementation of hybrid-electric vehicles for FedEx, launching commercial hybrids in the marketplace. In conjunction with the FedEx Government Affairs department, he was instrumental in successfully pushing legislation for fuel economy standards in commercial trucking.
Mitch has been named to both the 2012 and 2010 Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America. He was also named to Ethisphere Institute’s 2009 list of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics, placing 27th on this list. He sits on The Keystone Center’s national Energy Board and serves on the American Trucking Association’s board of directors. He has served on the Keep Tennessee Beautiful Governor’s Advisory Council and as an environmental juror for The Heinz Awards, and is a past chairman of the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI).