Maersk Line launch sustainable container floor

New Maersk Line procurement policy for container floorboards aims to reduce demand for illegally logged tropical hardwood. Copenhagen, May 23, 2011 – Today, Maersk Line announced a new policy to refrain from purchasing containers with floors made of uncertified tropical hardwood. “Illegal logging is widely recognised as a serious threat to forests, people and wildlife. We feel obligated to use […]

Agility Retains Best Green Logistics Service Provider Award at the 2011 AFSCAs

SINGAPORE – May 6, 2011 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, won the Best Green Service Provider – Logistics Operator Award for the second consecutive year at the 2011 Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCAs) in Singapore. Agility received the award as a result of its consistent commitment to improving, developing and implementing environmentally friendly supply chain strategies. […]

InfoWorld Names FedEx Green IT Star

Recognizes FedEx as a 2011 Green 15 Award Winner For Newly LEED Gold Certified Data Center May 2, 2011 FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced that its Enterprise Data Center-West (EDC-W), located in Colorado Springs, Colo., is now LEED Gold certified under the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) […]

FedEx Launches EarthSmart Sustainability Program in EMEA

Program Brings Together Initiatives Benefitting the Environment—A FedEx Roadmap for Delivering for Eco-Sustainability Throughout the Region 27 April 2011 – FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), officially launched its sustainability program EarthSmart ® in Europe, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa (EMEA).  The launch coincides with Earth Day that has just […]

FedEx and NFWF Deliver Urban Conservation Projects

April 21, 2011 FedEx Corp. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) deliver money and muscle for urban conservation projects in 12 major cities. This is the second year of their unique collaboration to address pressing urban environmental challenges across the U.S. Through NFWF, grants have been awarded to local nonprofits that will maximize FedEx philanthropic and volunteer resources. […]

FedEx Express European hub Earns Prestigious Environmental Accreditation

International Standard Recognizes FedEx European Hub at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Commitment to the Environment   PARIS, April 20, 2011 – FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), today was granted the highly-regarded ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) 14001:2004 certification for environmental management for its European hub at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle in France. […]

Deutsche Post road tests 12 new Renault electric vehicles

First Renault Kangoo Z.E. operating in the Rhine-Ruhr area Zero emission vehicles Bonn, 04/07/2011, 03:00 PM CEST Zoom Download Due to its electric drive train, the Renault Kangoo Z.E. is quiet and fuel-free, and also 100 percent CO2 neutral as it uses green power. Deutsche Post DHL is road testing 12 new Renault Kangoo Z.E. electric vehicles for combined deliveries. […]

President Visits UPS to Highlight Private Sector Energy Solutions

Landover, April 01, 2011 UPS Becomes Charter Member of National Clean Fleets Partnership Speaking to a crowd of more than 300 employees and representatives of major American companies at the UPS (NYSE: UPS) facility here, President Barack Obama praised efforts to reduce the environmental impact of corporate trucking fleets, noting the potential of alternative fuel vehicles to lower the nation’s […]

DHL introduces all ‘green’ fleet in Manhattan

New hybrid and electric trucks to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 50 percent Local engagement adds to Deutsche Post DHL’s global GoGreen program CEO Frank Appel: “Sustainability is an integral part of our strategy” New York City, 03/31/2011, 04:00 PM CEST Zoom Download DHL announced the roll-out of new eco-friendly delivery vehicles. DHL is rolling out an all “green” […]

UPS Names Scott Wicker First Chief Sustainability Officer

Atlanta, March 16, 2011 Scott Wicker, UPS’s vice president of corporate plant engineering, has been named the company’s first Chief Sustainability Officer. “The creation of the new post recognizes the expanding scope of UPS’s sustainability actions, as well as its strategic importance,” said UPS Chief Operating Officer David Abney, to whom Wicker will report. “The long-term success of our company […]