By Kathryn Wengel, Chief Global Supply Chain Officer for Johnson & Johnson
Is it easy to solve some of the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges? No, but that shouldn’t stop us from trying.
At Johnson & Johnson, we blend heart, science and ingenuity to change the trajectory of health for humanity. This aspiration includes positively impacting patients and consumers, as well as the health of our employees, our communities and the planet. After all, you can’t have healthy people without a healthy planet!
A start-up company may be well on its way to even more success after winning $75,000 in the FedEx Junior Business Challenge.
Five student teams around the country competed against each other to see who had the best original business idea.
From colorful drawstring fish pouches to an anti-bullying app, the teen entrepreneurs showcased their products in front of a panel of judges that included two-time Super Bowl Champion Hines Ward and PGA TOUR player Patrick Reed.
Annual Civic 50 honors companies and identifies trends
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is proud to announce it has been recognized by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as one of the most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.
Bobbi Wells Explains How Big Challenges Create Big Opportunities
Bobbi Wells, Vice-President of Aviation Safety & Airworthiness, FedEx Express
Bobbi Wells joined FedEx through a program that gave U.S. military officers the opportunity to work at a corporation for one year. A quarter century later, she has risen to a tough job with serious responsibility. As Vice President of Aviation Safety & Airworthiness at FedEx Express, she holds the safety of FedEx team members in her capable hands.
FedEx Cares Makes a Difference, Community by Community
THE COMMUNITY INVESTOR
Neil Gibson, FedEx Services
FedEx is passionate about delivering it forward for the people and places where team members live and work. As Vice President of Corporate Communications at FedEx Services, Neil Gibson puts his heart and soul into this life-changing effort. What drives him, and how does he see the company’s role in giving back to society?
MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today the online release of its 2017 Global Citizenship Report (GCR), which details how the company connects the world responsibly and resourcefully. The annual report includes updates on the company’s strategies, goals, programs and progress in three key areas: Economy, Environment and People. The report also includes statistics that track the progress of the company’s citizenship goals in fiscal year 2016, which ended on May 31, 2016.
A holistic approach across the three sectors of wealth, corporate and investment helps address the specific challenges of the charity sector, says Kathleen Britain, Head of Charities for Barclays Wealth and Investment Management.
In his influential 1962 book, Capitalism and Freedom, economist Milton Friedman argued that there is "one and only one social responsibility of business--to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase profits." Any obligation to social good was up to private shareholders. Executives with a conscience who cared about job creation, employee treatment or the environment, Friedman wrote, were nothing more than "unwitting puppets" of a social responsibility doctrine that threatened free markets.