$1 million grant will be used to fund program to help businesses owned by women and people of color expand e-commerce operations
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – FedEx today announced the launch of the FedEx E-Commerce Learning Lab, a new program developed in collaboration with Accion Opportunity Fund (AOF), a leading nonprofit organization providing small business owners with access to capital, networks, and coaching.
Which companies are shaping our future? That’s the question at the heart of our first ever TIME100 Most Influential Companies, a new list—and an expansion of our iconic TIME100 franchise—that highlights businesses making an extraordinary impact around the world.
At FedEx, we’re committed to teaching acceptance and influencing a more inclusive society. To help build awareness of Autism Acceptance Month, we are proud to support organizations such as Social Motion Inc., a Houston based nonprofit, which helps educate and empower people with autism.
Social Motion Inc. provides the skills and support necessary to help young adults with autism thrive in the working world and lead more independent lives by offering an employment training program.
That’s how Otter Products made a name for itself, by protecting all the precious digital lifelines we rely on in a case that can stand up to major malpractice. That same thinking of protection led the same team that created Otterbox smartphone cases to launch an entirely new brand called Liviri. Except this group’s aim is to protect perishable food, wine and other temperature-controlled shipments not just from physical damage but from spoiling, too. And most importantly, they’re doing it sustainably.
Guest blog courtesy of the Washington Football Charitable Foundation
The Washington Reads Program partnered with Scholastic Book Fairs on National Read Across America Day to provide one hundred Washington Reads schools in the DMV region with two book packages containing books on diversity, inclusion, and social justice. The theme of the books was chosen to continue the Washington Read's program initiative of providing diverse books to schools in the program.
Over the last decade, WRI Ross Cities and FedEx have worked to catalyze sustainable, resilient urban transport solutions to improve the quality of life for communities across the globe. To date, our work has directly impacted over 10 million people in more than 50 global cities Learn more about our work in Brazil, Mexico, India & China.
In our Mobility & Accessibility Program we delivered tools for:
In November 2020, back-to-back Hurricanes Eta and Iota caused major devastation in Honduras, affecting more than 3 million people, about one-third of the country’s population. Immediately following the storms, FedEx worked closely with Water Mission to provide people in remote areas of Honduras with access to safe water.
Ambitious plan includes electrifying the global parcel pickup and delivery fleet and establishing the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture to advance sequestration solutions
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), home of the world’s largest cargo airline, recently announced an ambitious goal to achieve carbon–neutral operations globally by 2040.
To help reach this goal, FedEx is designating more than $2 billion of initial investment in three key areas: vehicle electrification, sustainable energy, and carbon sequestration.
The story of your small business is one worth telling
You’ve grown stronger and wiser over the last year. And the valuable new lessons you’ve learned have helped you become more focused than ever before. Now you have a chance to win $50,000 to help you continue growing your business. Enter the 9th annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest today.
Here are a few simple tips to help you get started