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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

 

Mystic River: How to Heal a Waterway

Aug 8, 2016

Invasive water chestnut plants are causing significant damage to rivers throughout the northeastern United States.

The non-native aquatic plants negatively impact river life by depleting oxygen levels, choking out other plants, and forming dense mats which block sunlight.

The Mystic River Watershed Association protects and restores the Mystic River in Massachusetts, and recently welcomed a group of FedEx Cares volunteers in Boston to work from canoes and kayaks.

The post Mystic River: How to Heal a Waterway appeared first on About FedEx.

FedEx Donates $1 Million to National Urban League Work Force Development Programs

Aug 5, 2016

FedEx is investing $1 million in the National Urban League (NUL) as part of its FedEx Cares initiative to build a stronger workforce by creating pathways to meaningful employment for underserved communities. The investment will support workforce development programs for entry level and seasoned job seekers, including job training, GED services, internships, professional certifications and services to prepare individuals for long-term employment. Middle and high school students will receive training and development opportunities through Project Ready to prepare them for 21st century jobs and academic enrichment.  Additionally, FedEx sponsored the Virtual Career Fair and professional development workshops scheduled for the National Urban League Conference with the goal of engaging and identifying qualified diverse talent for FedEx careers nationwide.

Denny Hamlin Reveals a Never Before Seen Look of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota

Jul 27, 2016

Denny Hamlin earned a strong second place finish at last month’s Toyota-Save Mart 350 in Sonoma.

A few days prior to the race, Hamlin was on-hand in the shadows of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to give FedEx volunteers a sneak peak at the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry’s new look.

“I’ve been able to do a lot of great things with FedEx,” Hamlin said. “This paint scheme is just another example of what FedEx does for communities throughout the United States and around the world.”

Fans were given a chance to vote on one of three special FedEx Cares paint schemes to be featured on the car at the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Sonoma.

Ride Along in the AIDS LifeCycle with Cyclists from Team FedEx

Jul 22, 2016

Join the cyclists from Team FedEx to see what it’s like to train for and ride a bike 545 miles in one week.

Louie Butler, captain of Team FedEx, shares his training and motivation for bicycling the AIDS LifeCycle fundraising ride that travels California’s Pacific coast, redwood forests, and lush farmland from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

AIDS LifeCycle raises money and awareness for the HIV and AIDS services of the Los Angeles LGBT Center and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation.

Hong Kong Students Rise to the Challenge of Creating a Home Fitness Business in Iran

Jul 21, 2016
Six students on three teams won a place at the Asia Pacific Finals with their innovative home fitness business ideas for Iran at this year’s FedEx Express/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge Hong Kong Final.

Six students on three teams won a place at the Asia Pacific Finals with their innovative home fitness business ideas for Iran at this year’s FedEx Express/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge Hong Kong Final.