Bill credits from the solar project and direct funding from both FedEx and Sol Systems will help Washington D.C. nonprofit SOME offset their annual electricity costs.
WASHINGTON, May 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ -Located in Northeast Washington, D.C., the FedEx Express Eckington Place facility’s 915 kW rooftop community solar installation is one of the largest in the nation’s capital, with the capacity to generate electricity for the equivalent of 150 homes. Today, FedEx, along with D.C.-based solar developer Sol Systems and local nonprofit SOME (So Others Might Eat) are announcing a special charitable arrangement that spreads the benefits of this community solar project even further into the District.
With many small businesses failing to recover after a disaster, R4R will offer immediate financial relief to help them keep their doors open.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, along with founding sponsor FedEx, today announced the launch of the Small Business Readiness for Resiliency Program (R4R), to provide financial assistance to small business owners impacted by a natural disaster. R4R will distribute approximately 400 grants to eligible small businesses over the next four years.
At FedEx, we are strongly committed to protecting the communities in which we live and work. As a proud founding member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP)/Disaster Responder Program, FedEx makes an annual contribution to the Red Cross to support disaster relief and emergency preparedness efforts year-round.
At FedEx, our positive impact extends far beyond pallets and parcels. ESG – environmental, social, and governance – principles have been at the root of our reporting since these efforts began 14 years ago. In 2022, we remain steadfast in our philosophy and strategic approach to deliver a sustainable future.
As we recognize World Water Day on Tuesday, March 22, it’s important to understand that access to clean, safe water is critical after a disaster. “One of the biggest risks that vulnerable communities face in the wake of disasters is waterborne illness. This is caused by the disruption of safe drinking water sources, forcing individuals to retrieve their water through untreated and potentially contaminated sources. Doing so can lead to extreme sickness and even death,” said Kristen Pelletier, GlobalMedic.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, is teaming up with California Bay Area-based Elroy Air, the company building the first end-to-end autonomous vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aerial cargo system. As a first of its kind agreement in the U.S., FedEx Express will develop plans to test Elroy Air’s Chaparral autonomous air cargo system within the company’s middle-mile logistics operations, moving shipments between sortation locations.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced that, effective June 1, 2022, Frederick W. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will become Executive Chairman, and Raj Subramaniam, President and Chief Operating Officer, will be promoted to President and CEO.
FedEx has a long history of collaborating with non-profit organizations to deliver much-needed aid around the world. Right now, FedEx Corp. is dedicated to providing humanitarian relief to those affected by the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. In March, FedEx, has been proud to work with nonprofit organizations including Heart to Heart International, World Central Kitchen, Water Mission, and Direct Relief to provide aid to those affected by the conflict.
76 tons of medical aid from Direct Relief transported by FedEx Express to support those affected by the conflict in Ukraine
SANTA BARBARA, Calf., March 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Direct Relief and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) safely delivered 76 tons of critical medical aid for Ukrainian refugees to Poland from the United States via a FedEx humanitarian relief flight on Sunday, March 27.