FedEx, American Water, Caesar’s Move to Conserve Energy and Water

FedEx, American Water, Caesar’s Move to Conserve Energy and Water

by Vikas Vij

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Friday, March 28, 2014 - 2:00pm



(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A number of forward-thinking companies are pushing for energy and water resource efficiency and conservation, according to a new report. The report,"Achieving Energy and Water Security: Scalable Solutions from the Private Sector," has been released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center. It highlights global companies that are proactively addressing energy and water challenges in their operations and across their supply chains through innovation, new technologies, and strategic partnerships.

FedEx, which moves 3.6 billion packages annually across 200 countries, has put in place a Fuel Sense Program. The program includes 40 different initiatives that the company is taking to improve operational efficiency and reduce fuel use and emissions from its transportation fleet. Fuel Sense makes use of the expertise of its flight crews, engineers and others to identify and deploy fuel efficiency opportunities. The company also relies on cross-industry partnerships to enhance monthly fuel savings.

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Vikas Vij - Vikas is a staff writer for the Sustainable Development news and editorial section on Justmeans. He is an MBA with 20 years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience and global travel. He is the author of "The Power of Money" (Scholars, 2003), a book that presents a revolutionary monetary economic theory on poverty alleviation in the developing world. Vikas is also the official writer for an international social project for developing nations "Decisions for Life" run in collaboration between the ILO, the University of Amsterdam and the Indian Institute of Management.