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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.

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FedEx Cares

FedEx to Invest $200 Million in More Than 200 Global Communities by 2020

Feb 3, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 3, 2016—FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) today unveiled its new global giving platform, FedEx Cares. The company will invest $200 million in more than 200 communities by 2020 to create opportunities and deliver positive change around the world.

“FedEx and our team members have a long history of supporting the communities where we live and work,” said Patrick Fitzgerald, senior vice president, FedEx Integrated Marketing Communications. “This new strategy builds on that heritage and takes it to the next level by focusing on ways we can use our operational strength and business expertise to address social challenges.”

FedEx Cares will focus on five pillars of strategic investment to strengthen communities:

Stop Hunger Now

Stop Hunger Now and FedEx Employees Team Up to Package 100,000 Meals on MLK Day of Service

Jan 14, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan 14, 2016—An estimated 500 FedEx employees across 10 cities will team up with Stop Hunger Now on Monday, January 18 to package meals for the world’s hungry in recognition of the Rev. Martin Luther King Day Jr. of Service.

 

This is the third year FedEx has worked with Stop Hunger now to orchestrate the nationwide event and provide employees with an opportunity to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service.  FedEx employees will be packaging meals simultaneously in these cities:  Memphis, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Newark, N.J., Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Houston, and Redmond, Wash.

 

“Volunteerism is an integral part of the FedEx culture, and we are proud to mark Dr. King’s birthday by supporting Stop Hunger Now,” said Rose Flenorl, manager, FedEx Global Citizenship.  “Our team members are committed to making an impact in communities where we live and work.”

 

Trees for Troops

Trees for Troops – How the Holidays Arrive for the Military

Nov 17, 2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn., – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and theChristmas SPIRIT Foundation are joining forces again for a special delivery to America’s service members and their families with the Trees for Troops program.

 

Since the Trees for Troops program launched in 2005, FedEx has shipped more than 157,000 real Christmas trees to service members and their families—covering every branch of the military at more than 65 bases in 17 countries.

 

This year marks the 11th anniversary of the program. Thanks to the generosity of tree farmers across North America, more than 18,000 live Christmas trees will be donated and delivered to more than 65 military bases during the busy weeks leading up to Christmas.

 

FedEx to Support “Hiring Our Heroes”

Nov 11, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) today welcomed FedEx as the newest member of its Veteran Employment Advisory Council (VEAC). By joining the VEAC Chairman’s Circle, FedEx continues to grow its commitment to America’s military families by connecting military members and spouses to meaningful job opportunities. As part of the relationship, FedEx will not only provide private sector insights to HOH leadership but the company has committed $150,000 to sponsor hiring events and programming across the country, including $50,000 in transportation support, making FedEx the official shipping service for HOH. “By joining the VEAC, FedEx is taking its commitment to military families to the next level,” said Eric Eversole, a vice president at the U.S.

Hurricane Joaquin

FedEx Delivers Disaster Relief Supplies for Those Impacted by Hurricane Joaquin

Oct 9, 2015

FedEx recognizes that disasters dramatically alter lives and shatter communities. We extend our deepest sympathies to those recently impacted on the Eastern U.S. Coast by severe flooding and Hurricane Joaquin.

 

We are supporting relief efforts to South Carolina through our long-standing relationships with disaster relief agencies such as the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Direct Relief and Heart to Heart International. To help with aid beingdelivered efficiently, we are coordinating our relief efforts with these organizations.

 

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