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2012 FedEx Global Citizenship Report

gcr-ev-image.jpeg Today we released our fifth Global Citizenship Report. In the spirit of continuous improvement, this year’s report aligns with the Global Reporting Initiative guidelines. It showcases our continued efforts to provide sustainable solutions for our customers and our communities in a more standardized and transparent way. And, importantly, it is an all-digital and print-on-demand platform again this year.

Work Life Balance in the Modern World

Prior to starting at FedEx in 2009, I had over 18 years of work experience…never before had I heard of work-life balance! Of course, companies I worked for said that they cared about their employees’ happiness and well-being, but there was no follow-through. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that FedEx actually walks the walk. The FedEx Work-Life Balance Program “was established to foster a more supportive work environment that acknowledges employees as individuals with priorities beyond the workplace,” and the Employee Activity Committees (EAC) that are present throughout the various FedEx Operating Companies only enhance the program.

How Many Prints Does it Take to Get to Disney World?

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Like many great places to work, FedEx Office makes it a priority each year to recognize the hard work and success of our team members. The annual Team of the Year competition – in place since the 1980s, when the company was known as Kinko’s – is reserved to honor the best-of-the-best in our organization. One cluster, or group of stores, and one standalone center are selected based on their record of customer service, team member retention and financial performance. We also honor the top sales team in the nation for their hard work, sales performance and commitment to customers.

A Battered Box, a Fearless Rescue and One Brash New Yorker... or What I Learned Photographing the People of "I am FedEx"

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With the launch of a new FedEx employee recognition program called "I am FedEx", I was asked to photograph life sized portraits and wall hangings featuring FedEx employees across the company.  The thing I like most about this concept is we're featuring the unsung heroes who perform the magic 'behind the curtain'.  They are the everyday workers, the ones on the frontlines who produce by doing and being out in the field, hubs and stations every day.

FedEx IS a Great Place to Work

I joined FedEx 18 years ago and have had the privilege of visiting company facilities around the world.  Whether I’m in Mumbai, Memphis or Mexico City, I’m always amazed by the above-and-beyond employee spirit that cuts across all the countries we serve.   And it’s because of our employees that many of our international operations are consistently ranked as a best place to work.