posts tagged with Community

Restoring the Identities and Livelihood of Our Homeless Community in Memphis

logohomelessconnect.jpg As Robert and I moved from station to station, I saw the world through the eyes of someone experiencing homelessness. As I helped him fill out a form for a replacement Social Security card, I had to pause on the second line: What is your address? Such a simple question for most of us, but not for Robert. Later, I received a text from my husband: What should we do for dinner tonight? Such a casual choice, full of options for most of us, but not for Robert.

It IS About Logistics: How FedEx Integrates Community Engagement into its Core Operations

CSRwire_Logo-sq.jpg The following is a guest post by Jackie Norris, Executive Director and Yvonne Siu Turner, Senior Manager, Corporate Resources and Programs, Points of Light Corporate Institute. It first appeared on the CSRwire Blog.

This is part five in a seven-part blog series exploring the community engagement practices of winning companies in The Civic 50, an initiative launched in 2012 by Points of Light, the National Conference on Citizenship and Bloomberg. The Civic 50 identifies the top 50 community-minded S&P 500 corporations that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

Today, we explore how FedEx has integrated volunteering and community engagement into its core business strategy and specifically how it helps communities in times of disaster...

2013 Global Citizenship Report - Global Connections

FedEx-banner-200x200-1.jpg FedEx is built on the belief that local economic growth requires connectivity with the rest of the world, and we accept that it is our role and responsibility to do this sustainably.

We have just issued our sixth Global Citizenship Report, titled Global Connections. This title is important because it relays the role FedEx plays in bringing value and societal benefit - connecting people and possibilities around the world, but striving to do so responsibly and resourcefully. That message comes through loud and clear when you read the Letter from the Chairman, from my Question & Answer section, and from each of the four sections of the report.

We continue to present information using the following subjects: (1) Economics & Access, (2) Environment & Efficiency, (3) Community & Disaster Relief, and (4) People & Workplace...

We’re Thankful to Those Who Truly Deliver

Delivering Thanks Photo.jpg Each week during November we've spotlighted the men and women on the frontlines - the dedicated team members who don't hesitate to go above and beyond their job descriptions. We are thankful not only for these team members mentioned below, but also for our entire FedEx family - in every corner of the world.

FedEx Cares: Volunteering across EMEA

2013 Collage.jpg EMEA (Europe, Middle East, subcontinent India and Africa) is a vast and diverse region that spreads overs different continents. But despite cultural differences, the spirit of volunteerism is something that translates across regions. And it’s this universal human trait that brings us together every fall during our FedEx Cares campaign.