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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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More Than 15,000 Backpacks and Strollers Delivered to Child Refugees

Oct 3, 2016

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As the global refugee crisis continues, FedEx team members in the Netherlands have continued to collect needed supplies for children who have been affected by the war.  What started as donations of backpacks filled with toys has now expanded to include baby strollers – something many refugee parents have gone without.  Working with the non-profit organization Bag to the Future, FedEx has now gathered more than 15,000 backpacks and 200 strollers.

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FedEx Recruiters Share 10 Pieces of Advice for Job Candidates

Sep 28, 2016

The unemployment rate in the United States dropped below 5 percent in January 2016, steadily decreasing since it had reached nearly 10 percent in 2010. Despite the turnaround in the job market, millions of Americans are still searching for work.

The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative launched in August 2015 to create more pathways to economic opportunity for young Americans. This initiative consists of a coalition of leading U.S.-based companies, including FedEx, committed to training and hiring 100,000 Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and not working. These opportunities include apprenticeships, internships, and both part-time and full-time jobs.

From Job to Career: FedEx Recruits Part-Time Workers Looking to Advance

Sep 20, 2016

The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative creates pathways to economic opportunity for young Americans. This initiative includes a coalition of leading U.S. companies, including FedEx, committed to training and hiring 100,000 Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and not working.

See what FedEx is looking for in candidates, what candidates want from employers, and hear from new hires on their experience and life on the job.

The post From Job to Career: FedEx Recruits Part-Time Workers Looking to Advance appeared first on About FedEx.

An Ordinary Delivery Leads to an Extraordinary Moment

Aug 30, 2016
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Photo courtesy of Courtney Burkett Berdon

Johnathan Nichols has met thousands of people during the course of his daily routes.

“Trying to remember them all can be a bit difficult,” said Jonathan, an employee of KPR Express, Inc., a FedEx Ground service provider.

There is one woman he’ll never forget.

Interns Take Action to Make Memphis a Better Place

Aug 16, 2016

More than 200 interns from FedEx, AutoZone and First Tennessee contributed more than 500 hours of community service in one day to preserve and protect vital community assets in Memphis.

Through the 901 Interns in Action event, three of the biggest companies in the city provided manpower to support a host of local non-profit organizations, including Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, Agricenter International and the Wolf River Conservancy.

The interns gathered bright and early at the Agricenter for a meet and greet and brief series of opening remarks. After hearing from a host of leaders representing each organization, the volunteers split up into groups and headed to various locations around Shelby Farms.