The U.S. military changed the whole trajectory of Brian Cowart’s family and career.
With a father who served in the Army and benefited from the G.I. Bill to a wife who served in the Air Force Reserves, Cowart’s life has been shaped by those who have served this country in uniform. His many relatives have also served, including tours in Vietnam, with each of his family members’ experiences giving him an even greater appreciation for the sacrifices of those called to duty.
On World NGO Day, FedEx celebrates the work of the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety
On World NGO Day, FedEx celebrates the work of the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) and their network of NGOs around the globe to make roads and cities safer and more sustainable for everyone.
The Alliance first launched the Safer Cycling Advocate Program (SCAP) in 2019 in collaboration with the European Cycling Federation (ECF) and funding from FedEx. The SCAP promotes safer cycling practices by equipping advocates, organizations, and transport planners to implement steps towards safer and more sustainable active mobility.
FedEx Remains the Highest Ranked Delivery Company on the Overall List
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again ranked among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in Fortune magazine.
The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. 16 ranked company overall. The survey measures nine attributes related to the company’s financial performance and corporate reputation.
Winton to succeed Judy Edge, spearheading talent development and workforce strategy
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) recently announced Chris Winton as the company’s next corporate vice president, human resources, succeeding Judy Edge. Winton will serve as corporate vice president, human resources – elect until he assumes Edge’s full responsibilities on May 1, 2022. To ensure a seamless transition, Edge will serve as an executive advisor until her official retirement on July 31, 2022.
In honor of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we are please to introduce you to some of the amazing women of FIRST.
Dr. Melissa Smith, FIRST alum and user experience researcher at YouTube, is the first FIRST alum on the FIRST Board of Directors, having participated as a student and volunteer for more than 20 years. Melissa discovered FIRST in middle school and loved robotics because, while it fed her natural interests in LEGOs, science-based experiments and problem-solving, it also taught her to work on a team, deal with loss and communicate.
As a result of COVID-19, many schools across the U.S. switched to digital learning, which amplified the inequities already present in the education system.
The Smithsonian stepped up to help address potential gaps in learning - and to help kids have fun at the same time. They created the Smithsonian Summer Road Trip, a print activity guide with 40 pages of no-tech activities in STEM, history, and the arts for K-8 learners.
Once the guide was created, the Smithsonian contacted FedEx for help figuring out a distribution strategy.
For over 30 years, FedEx has helped Orbis eliminate avoidable blindness in low- and middleincome countries and break the vicious cycle of blindness and poverty. Orbis operates a donated former-FedEx cargo plane that was converted into an engineering marvel: the Flying Eye Hospital. The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is a fully self-contained mobile teaching hospital that travels to areas with the greatest need to save sight for patients and train local eye care professionals.
In the spring of 2021, India experienced an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases, and countries, businesses, and NGOs around the world offered to help. FedEx donated two FedEx Boeing 777F charter flights to move over 3,000 oxygen concentrators and nearly 2 million masks for Direct Relief from Newark, New Jersey to Mumbai and Delhi, India.
At FedEx, Delivering for Good means going above and beyond for others, especially those in critical need.
When deadly flooding impacted over one million people in Vietnam, and was quickly followed by Typhoon Molave, an already critical situation was made worse. In response, FedEx worked with global nonprofit organization Water Mission to transport 975,000 water purification packets, which collectively can treat 9.7 million liters (2.64M gallons) of water, making it safe for human consumption “After any natural disaster, access to safe water is critical because that helps to prevent the spread of waterborne illnesses,” said Water Mission CEO and President, George C. Greene IV, PE.