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2017 Global Citizenship Report

Explore our citizenship goals and progress. Hear from the people who deliver it forward every day.

Access Magazine

The Access platform, now in its 10th year, explores the latest ideas defining global connectivity — and the opportunities those ideas bring to businesses and communities.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center

“A Unified Front: Business Partnerships for Effective Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery,” comprised of case studies from the business community. This section highlights the story of the FedEx response after the Nepal earthquake in 2015.

Articles

 

FedEx Express Connects People with Learning Disabilities to Opportunities in Malaysia

Nov 15, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, November 14, 2016 — FedEx Express (FedEx) joined hands with United Voice and the Asia Community Service – Stepping Stone Centre, to support social integration and diversity as part of the annual FedEx Cares Campaign, a worldwide initiative where FedEx team members give back to the communities where they live and work.

Under the theme “Bonding with the Disabled Community”, FedEx collaborated with United Voice in Kuala Lumpur and Asia Community Service – Stepping Stones Centres in Penang to help people with learning disabilities or special needs produce items for sale so that they can generate their own income.

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and FedEx Building on the Promise

Nov 14, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn., 14 November 2016 – FedExFamilyHouse, a home away from home to out-of-town families of patients at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, will expand to triple its size by year 2018.  A fundraising campaign, “Building on the Promise,” has been launched to raise the $12 million construction cost of expansion.

The “Building on the Promise” campaign begins with an inaugural gift of $5 million over five years from FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) and personal donations from Frederick W. Smith, president and CEO of FedEx Corporation and his wife Diane, and Alan B. Graf, Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer of FedEx Corporation, and his wife Susan.  The balance will be raised through a yearlong drive for donations.

FedEx Volunteers Refurbish School Walls in the Underprivileged Community

Nov 14, 2016

TAIPEI, November 14, 2016 — FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, joined hands with the Fubon Charity Foundation and the Owl Parenting Association to refurbish the outer walls of Chang’an Elementary School in New Taipei City.  Schools in suburban areas such as New Taipei City are often neglected as most public resources focus on urban and rural areas.

FedEx sponsored the school renovation costs, including cement, paint and tools, as part of the annual FedEx Cares Fall Campaign, a worldwide initiative where FedEx team members give back to their communities.  Together, 42 FedEx volunteers dedicated more than 210 hours to renovate and repaint the 150-meter long walls, creating a brighter and safer study environment for students.

FedEx Celebrates International Walk To School Month 2016

Nov 14, 2016

HO CHI MINH CITY, November 14, 2016 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today celebrated International Walk to School Month by launching the FedEx – Safe Kids Walk This Way (WTW) program initiatives for fiscal years 2017 to 2020 (June 2016 to May 2020).

Held in collaboration with Safe Kids Vietnam-Asia Injury Prevention (AIP), WTW is a pedestrian safety advocacy program that aims to improve road user behaviors and create safer walking environments for children in Vietnam.  The four-year program is comprised of the following initiatives:

Five Ways FedEx Supports Global Entrepreneurship

Nov 14, 2016

One week in November is designated every year as Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), designed to inspire people everywhere to explore their possibilities as potential entrepreneurs. FedEx would like to recognize this year’s GEW (November 14th – 20th) by bringing awareness to just a few of the ways we are supporting the development and growth of small businesses. Here are five ways we’re helping current and future entrepreneurs:

•        Vital Voices GROW Fellowship