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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.



FedEx Joins With My Brother’s Keeper Alliance to Support Pathways to Success: Boys and Young Men of Color Opportunity Summit

Jul 12, 2017

FedEx was the principal sponsor of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance) “Pathways to Success: Boys and Young Men of Color Opportunity Summit” that was recently held in Memphis. The event was launched in collaboration with City of Memphis, Memphis Office of Youth Services, the Greater Memphis Chamber, Workforce Investment Network, the Memphis Grizzlies and the Memphis Police Department. A total of 1,005 Memphis youth, including boys and young men of color, between the ages of 16 and 29 attended the summit, 285 received on-the-spot job offers, 206 youth received second interviews, totaling nearly 500 job opportunities for Memphis youth.


Beyond meeting with potential employers, the attendees had the opportunity to access community and social services, and participate in career and leadership development training.  For those who needed help with their interview attire, they were fitted with blazers and matching neck ties.


Mobile Field Hospital Can Deploy to Disasters in Hours

Jul 6, 2017
The following is a guest post by Nikola Usenovic from International Medical Corps.




For millions of people, those words have real, heavy meaning. The paralyzing fear brought by major catastrophe is not simply the loss of possessions. These disasters often snuff out even the basic structures of a region’s health care system. It’s massive loss piled upon loss, piled upon loss.

It can be completely overwhelming, and people become desperate for any light of hope.

Extending a Hopeful Hand

In times like this, International Medical Corps stands ready to say, “We are here to help.”

FedEx and Safe Kids Research Shows Distracted Walking Endangering Elementary School Students

Jul 3, 2017

SEOUL, July 3, 2017 — FedEx Express (FedEx), the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and Safe Kids Korea conducted a survey on the walking habits of 705 students from five elementary schools in Seoul in December, 2016. The survey found elementary school students’ distracted walking habits needing significant improvement.

With the growing prevalence of young students using electronic devices such as cell phones and tablet computers, they are often distracted while walking. Eighty-five percent of the students responded that they own a mobile phone, and eighty percent admitted to distracted walking.

FedEx Celebrates Success of Game-Changing Delivery in Spain

Jun 28, 2017

FedEx and the UEFA Foundation for Children worked with global not-for-profit streetfootballworld to identify Cañada Real as an ideal location for the pitch, based on the potential for community impact.  FedEx team members returned to the pitch June 27 to watch an anniversary tournament between young local players.

“I’m moved to return to Cañada Real and see for myself the positive impact putting a playing field in this community has had.  It’s fantastic to talk to the young people using the pitch and know that FedEx involvement in projects like this is making a real difference to the outlook and opportunities of the people who live here,” said David Binks, president of FedEx Express in Europe and CEO of TNT.

FedEx Announces Winners of Small Business Grant Contest in Asia Pacific

Jun 19, 2017

HONG KONG, June 13, 2017 — FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the winners of the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest in Asia Pacific. Twelve winners and runners up shared a prize pool of more than US$80,000, each receiving a grant to help develop their business internationally.

Entries to the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest came from a diverse range of industry sectors. The winners all shared a common quality – a simple, compelling business idea with the potential to expand into other markets. The grand prize winners were: