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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 Celebrates Birth of Panda Cub Five Years after Flying Pandas to France

Aug 17, 2017

FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), is celebrating the birth of a panda cub five years after transporting parents Huan Huan and Yuan Zi from China to their new home at ZooParc de Beauval, France.

“When FedEx Express flew Huan Huan and Yuan Zi from China to France five years ago, the pandas captured the interest of so many people. We’re excited by this news and happy that the relocation of the pandas has resulted in the successful breeding of this vulnerable species here in France,” said Julien Ducoup, managing director of the FedEx Express Paris-CDG hub.

Pandas are threatened by a low birth rate and the destruction of their natural habitat in China. The hosting of a potentially reproductive pair at ZooParc de Beauval is part of an international research and conservation program.

‘Field in a Box™’ is a Game Changer for Underprivileged Youth

Aug 10, 2017



One year after FedEx and the UEFA Foundation for Children installed their first ‘Field in a Box™’, an artificial turf football (soccer) field delivered in two shipping containers to Cañada Real, an impoverished neighborhood near Madrid, the impact has been far reaching.

FIRST Global - Team Botswana

Botswana Students Learn Coding in Two Weeks, Turn Box Into Bot

Jul 24, 2017

Kamogelo and Robin live in Ramotswa, a small village outside of Gaberone, the capital of Botswana.

This spring, in only two weeks, they taught themselves computer programming.

Their lofty goal? Take a 42-pound box filled with robot parts and turn it into a remote-controlled robot to compete against other teams from around the world.

FedEx donated delivery of the robot parts to over 150 countries participating in FIRST Global, the worlds’ first international robot olympics for high school students. Founded by prolific inventor Dean Kamen, FIRST Global seeks to inspire science education and cultural understanding among every nation in the world.

“When we first opened the box of parts we thought ‘How are we going to turn these bits and pieces into a robot?’ But we worked online with a team from Haiti, and they showed us that we could do it”, says Kamogelo.

Hong Kong Students Unleash Entrepreneurial Ingenuity with Innovative Household Products for India

Jul 24, 2017

HONG KONG, July 24, 2017 — Three student teams demonstrated outstanding entrepreneurship with innovative household products for export to India at the FedEx Express/JA International Trade Challenge (FedEx/JA ITC) Hong Kong Finals 2017.  These young entrepreneurs will represent Hong Kong to compete with 54 counterparts from nine other markets[1] at the Asia Pacific Finals which will be held in Singapore on August 21-23.

The three winning teams in Hong Kong are[2]:

Vietnamese Students Advance to the FedEx/Junior Achievement Asia-Pacific International Trade Challenge  

Jul 18, 2017

 

HO CHI MINH CITY, July 13, 2017 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, and Junior Achievement today announced the winners of the FedEx Express/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge (JA ITC) in Vietnam.

Lam Gia Vu from the Christian Academy of Western New York and Ngo Le Hoang My from Nguyen Thuong Hien High School, Juliet Bao Ngoc Doling and Tran Anh Khoa of The Western Australian International School System, and Vu Hong Anh and Chu Ngoc Anh of Luong The Vinh High School were all selected as the winners of Vietnam International Trade Challenge. They will advance to the Asia-Pacific ITC finals in Singapore occurring from August 20 to 24, 2017.