At FedEx, we understand our business has an impact on the environment, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to minimize these impacts. Our Practical Sustainability philosophy and the results of our 2019 materiality assessment guide our environmental strategy.
More than 2900 people in the Raigad district to receive nearly 14 tons of food and hygiene supplies thanks to United Way Mumbai disaster response efforts
MUMBAI, India, September 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has supported United Way Mumbai, in their efforts to provide relief following the Maharashtra floods. FedEx Express delivered more than 14 tons of food and essential hygiene kits from Mumbai to Mahad in the Raigad district.
Have you ever wondered where your next meal is coming from or how to provide a healthy meal to your children when schools are closed? For families across North Texas, food insecurity was a daily reality before the pandemic. The financial strains imposed by COVID-19 left thousands more asking the same questions – many for the first time.
To fill the need, the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) provided over 161 million meals to families in need between March 20, 2020, and June 30, 2021. This support continues as families begin to recover, and FedEx continues to be a part of the journey.
In honor of World Humanitarian Day, FedEx asked the humanitarian relief agencies we work with year-round to send stories about one of their aid workers so we could honor them by spotlighting their work.
Through the FedEx Cares “Delivering for Good” initiative, we lend our global network and unparalleled logistics expertise to organizations with mission-critical needs and help communities before, during and after crises. Through collaboration with the organizations below, FedEx can deliver hope and new possibilities to communities around the world.
FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) inspires young people to participate in science and technology to motivate career interest in STEM fields. Each year, FIRST gathers over half a million students around the world for thousands of robotics competitions that culminate at two global championship events. However, due to COVID-19, FIRST adapted its program offerings and created new opportunities for teams to engage during the FIRST® GAME CHANGERSSM powered by Star Wars: Force for Change season.
The Chinese authorities have launched massive rescue and relief efforts in response to record rainfall and floods that have inundated central Henan province, killing dozens and affecting more than 1.2 million people. Henan had more rainfall in four days than in an average year.
In response, FedEx has donated 5 million RMB ($771K USD) to the Give2Asia Henan Flood Relief, who is partnering with charities in China including the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation and the China Women’s Development Foundation to provide relief for flood victims.
To show support of Black athletes and HBCUs, FedEx and NASCAR Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin unveiled a special FedEx Cares paint scheme that will be featured on the #11 car (driven by Hamlin) at the Daytona race this Saturday, August 28th.
Over the last 5 years, FedEx Interns have had the opportunity to volunteer with FedEx Cares in-person. However, this year with in-person volunteering suspended we embraced a new format – virtual volunteering. The intern FedEx Virtual Volunteer Days on July 8th & 9th allowed our summer interns to make an impact and network company-wide. Interns were able to choose from the following seven events, serving communities and non-profits. These events also contributed to the FedEx Cares 50 by 50 goal.
FedEx Cares works with nonprofits to shape programs that positively impact a social or environmental cause close to our business. For many years, one of the most compelling causes in Europe has been road safety – where our support for global nonprofits has included charitable grants, sharing of expertise, donation of equipment, charitable shipping, and volunteerism.
FedEx Cares delivers connections and resources that help communities solve pressing problems and prepare for what’s next. The calendar year 2020 was an unprecedented time for our business and the communities we serve.
We endured many challenges, yet we also collaborated with team members and nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities around the world.