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Priority Earth:

Priority Earth:

Our initiative to deliver a more sustainable future

Our initiative to deliver a more sustainable future

We’re working our way toward delivering a more sustainable future with a goal of carbon neutral operations by 2040. Priority Earth is our initiative to get there. And it’s our most important delivery yet, because it’s to the address we all share.

Our three-part initiative to advance environmental stewardship

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Innovating operations to reduce environmental impact

We're reducing emissions and waste, replacing older technologies and vehicles, and revolutionizing our facilities and packaging. We understand our role in helping to protect and preserve our planet.

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Taking action through research and development

We're not just interested in sustainability. We're invested. We've pledged $100 million to help establish the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture, where researchers will focus on ways to remove and store Earth's excess carbon. Additionally, we've teamed up with GM's Brightdrop to make electric delivery a reality.

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Supporting local communities

We’re working to deliver a more sustainable Canada. From e-bikes to reforestation programs, we’re finding ways to operate more responsibly and resourcefully within communities we serve from coast to coast.

Our efforts in motion

To achieve carbon neutral operations by 2040 we are:

 

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Pledging $100 million to help establish the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture, where researchers will focus on ways to remove and store Earth’s excess carbon

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Converting our entire parcel pickup and delivery fleet to zero-emission electric vehicles

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Building on our FedEx® Fuel Sense initiatives to continue reducing aircraft fuel consumption

Building on our FedEx® Fuel Sense initiatives to continue reducing aircraft
fuel consumption

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Continuing to invest in alternative fuels to reduce aircraft and vehicle emissions

Continuing to invest in
alternative fuels to reduce
aircraft and vehicle emissions

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Investing in efficient facilities, renewable energy, and other energy management programs

Making progress for the planet

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Moving toward our goal of carbon neutral operations

Explore some of the actions we’re taking to operate more sustainably for the long haul.

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Delivering trust through transparency

Access all environmental reports, including our 2020 Global
Citizenship Report.

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Giving humankind a
helping hand

Find out how we're improving the planet beyond sustainability, through giving and volunteering.