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FedEx Multiplies Opportunities Around the World: 2019 Global Citizenship Report

Report showcases how our networks connect people and possibilities, creating growth for customers, good for our community, potential for our people and efficiencies for the environment

FedEx multiplies opportunities using our vast network, which reaches more than 99 percent of the world’s GDP. The 2019 Global Citizenship Report showcases how our networks connect people and possibilities, creating growth for customers, good for our community, potential for our people and efficiencies for the environment.

Multiplying Growth   

Our network multiplies growth by empowering entrepreneurship, enabling global trade, supporting job growth and e-commerce. Through our networks, we drive growth and lift economies wherever we operate. In FY18, FedEx:

High Value Found in Small Changes


Small changes can add up to big savings and Bristol-Myers Squibb knows that very well. Since 2015, the company has identified hundreds of opportunities to reduce emissions and energy and water consumption, equating to more than $11 million in cost savings.

Gut Check: Data is Valuable, But There’s Something Else

By Jeffrey Whitford

I recently had two pertinent reminders about my gut—and no I’m not talking about my microbiome, though this is an increasingly hot topic for us at the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germanyi.

I often have a continual, inner dialogue with myself. This may be a side effect of being an only child and figuring out how to entertain myself, or a sign of something else. A lot of that dialogue comes from an attempt to be better in practice at reflection and learning lessons as they’re happening—allowing me to implement feedback in real-time.

It’s Not Just Hard Work: It’s Knowing How the Company Works

by Jeffrey Whitford

I recently had the opportunity to talk about the strange trajectory and nature of my career, and how I went from point A to point L (we’ll save M-Z for when I hit retirement). Here’s the shorthand: I studied advertising at a leading school for the craft and ended up proofreading catalogs as my first job. Of course, I’m using a bit of hyperbole because that’s just the beginning of the story.

Northern Trust Partners Think Green


Partners Think Green (PTG) is Northern Trust’s global partner environmental engagement program aimed at increasing awareness of sustainability issues, promoting best practices and unifying environmentally focused business operations under the same umbrella. The PTG program enables close collaboration between our building managers and PTG champions—partner volunteers—in delivering consistent environment-related messages, gauging partner feedback throughout policy implementation and advocating for increased commitment to conservation and protection of environmental resources.

2015 Citi Global Citizenship Report


Citi’s 2015 Global Citizenship Report highlights efforts made in the last year to responsibly provide financial services that enable growth and progress. It provides many examples of how Citi is using its products, services, scale, reach and partnerships to help clients and communities meet the world’s toughest challenges.

Sigma-Aldrich® Commits $250,000 to BioSTL to Bolster Innovation in the Region

Grant promotes economic development through science and technology
Press Release

St. Louis, July 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – BioSTL, the St. Louis organization advancing regional prosperity by cultivating the bioscience and innovation ecosystem, announced today it received a $250,000 grant from Sigma-Aldrich Corporation. The funds are boosting BioSTL’s programs that build a strong bioscience ecosystem and highlight Sigma-Aldrich’s commitment to improving the St. Louis region through science and technology.

Shifting Ground: FedEx Delivers Relief to Nepal

Interview with Paul Tronsor, Managing Director for FedEx Express Global Operations Control

Last week, two FedEx charter flights delivered 178,000 pounds of relief supplies to the people of Nepal. Aid on those flights included water treatment systems, water chlorinators and storage tanks designed to serve 430,000 people a day, three daily meals for almost 1,700 people for a month and maternity/infant supplies for 5,000 expectant mothers.

Q&A with Mitch Jackson- Vice President Of Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, FedEx Corporation


Q. Climate change, urbanization and globalization are just a few of the issues facing our world today. How does global citizenship help FedEx to address these concerns and to effectively operate in a rapidly changing marketplace?

Global Citizenship at PepsiCo


Global citizenship is the term we use at PepsiCo to describe philanthropic programs that help deliver Performance with Purpose – PepsiCo’s goal to position the company for long-term, sustainable growth by aligning what’s good for our business with what’s good for society and the planet.


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