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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.



AIDS LifeCycle: Honoring Memory of Friends & Fundraising for the Future

Jun 5, 2017

There’s a photo on the front of my bike this week. It’s a picture of my old friend Scott.

Scott Chirila was my wife’s best friend in high school. He was sharp, funny, and one of the nicest people I have ever met. Throughout high school, everyone thought Scott and my wife Gayle would end up getting married and live happily ever after, but it wasn’t meant to be.

Scott was gay, and he died of AIDS in 1991.

We all grew up together in Missouri before Scott moved off to LA in the mid-1980’s to follow his dreams. He worked at the University of Southern California in their grant department and loved everything about living in Los Angeles.

In 1987 we moved to Brea, California with our three-week old son, Teague. Initially, Scott was the only person we knew in the area, and he quickly introduced us to his wide circle of friends.

It Pays to be a Nerd: Code Crew Teaches Kids to Create Technology

Jun 1, 2017

Code Crew

Students learn iOS development using Apple’s Swift Playground at a recent Code Crew event in Memphis, Tenn. Code Crew serves about 170 kids on a weekly basis, 90% of whom are black and Latino and 41% of whom are girls.

FedEx Awards HK$230,000 to Hong Kong Winners of Small Business Grant Contest

May 29, 2017

HONG KONG, May 29, 2017 — FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today unveiled the Hong Kong winners of its second FedEx Small Business Grant Contest.

The grand prize winner, Ana by Karma Limited, a social enterprise selling hand-made Bhutanese scarves, will receive a HK$150,000 grant from FedEx to grow its business globally. The founder started the business with an ambition to empower Bhutanese women to make a living using their sewing talent. The company sells to customers around the world via social media and reinvests its profits into training programs for Bhutanese weavers as well as their children. With the FedEx grant, Ana by Karma Limited will be able to enhance its mobile application, launch new marketing activities, and invest in new special sewing machines and materials to develop a new product – personalized luggage belts.

FedEx and Safe Kids Award Winners of PHOTOVOICE Contest

May 26, 2017

HO CHI MINH CITY, May 26, 2017 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, recently announced the winners of the PHOTOVOICE contest at Hoa Lu Stadium, Ho Chi Minh City.

Held from March to April this year, students from Ho Chi Minh City submitted their photos of road hazards and unsafe pedestrian behaviors as well as recommendations on how the walking environments around their schools can be improved.  Over 350 entries were received.  The finalists presented their pictures and recommendations to a judging panel composed of FedEx team members, Safe Kids representatives and government officials, who subsequently selected the winners.

FedEx delivers excitement of UEFA Europa League Final to local children

May 22, 2017

FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has teamed up with the UEFA Foundation for Children to offer children nominated by local charities the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to act as player escorts at the UEFA Europa League Final.

As Main Sponsor of the UEFA Europa League, FedEx will once again donate its player escort benefit – giving 22 children aged 7-9, the chance to walk onto the pitch, hand in hand with footballing heroes at the Friends Arena, Stockholm on 24 May 2017.