The Hispanic Action Network (HAN) at FedEx Ground celebrated its fifth anniversary last month, delivering on its mission to create equal opportunities that represent, support, and strengthen DEI at FedEx. Since its launch in 2016, the group has been inspiring fellow team members – Hispanic and non-Hispanic alike – to grow and achieve success.
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. and MEMPHIS, Tenn., November 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Cigna Corporation Chief Executive Officer and President David Cordani and FedEx Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frederick W. Smith have joined together to promote a powerful message within the business community: companies that intentionally recruit, hire, support and retain veterans will benefit from their unique skillsets and perspectives.
Marvin Hill may have retired from military service but, as a project management advisor in Human Resources for FedEx Freight, he continues to serve. “I feel an obligation to reinvest in the community that invested so much in me,” said Marvin.
Disasters disproportionately affect underserved communities. Resources and basic necessities are already scarce day-to-day and are sure to be made worse when a natural disaster strikes. Organizations like World Central Kitchen (WCK), which provides fresh, nutritious meals to people in need, step in during these times of crisis.
The transition to an all-electric pickup and delivery fleet is in motion—see where we’re headed
We’re working to make package deliveries more sustainable by transforming our network for the future through strategic investment and collaborations in new technologies. These investments are a critical step in our journey to reach our goal of having carbon neutral operations by 2040. By making the move to all-electric delivery vehicles, FedEx – and the logistics and transportation sector as a whole – can help advance emissions reduction goals.
As the Director of the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, Maurice Geary is responsible for the smooth running of every Flying Eye Hospital project, working closely with all members of the team from the flight mechanics to the staff nurses. Maurice ensures that local eye care professionals get the training they deserve, with state-of-the-art equipment, like laser and simulation.
Guest post by Rebecca Milner, Chief Advancement Officer, International Medical Corps
An earthquake in Haiti, an explosion in Beirut, a global pandemic—all too often, emergencies like these dominate the headlines. Images of razed buildings or crying loved ones, accompanied by what can seem like an ever-increasing death toll, highlight the obvious physical devastation these emergencies can cause. But the impact an emergency has on a survivor’s mental health can be just as powerful.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today its renewed commitment to Orbis International’s sight-saving mission with a US$3.5 million donation to help provide financial, logistics and operational support to the organization and its Flying Eye Hospital over the next five years.
On August 29, Hurricane Ida, a category 4 storm, struck the Louisiana gulf coast and caused massive destruction, flooding, and power outages. For animal welfare organizations like the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), disaster response became top priority to assist the many displaced and possibly injured animals in the hardest hit areas.
By Jennifer Pipa, Vice President, Disaster Programs, American Red Cross
In an emergency, every second counts — that’s why it’s crucial to be prepared.
National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning.
The past year reminded us that no one is beyond the reach of emergencies. In the U.S., millions of people across the country were impacted by an unrelenting wave of devastating disasters — from back-to-back hurricanes, to record-breaking wildfires, historic storms and, of course, home fires — compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic.