FedEx Corp. Recognized for Perfect Score On 2018 Corporate Equality Index
MEMPHIS, Tenn., November 9, 2017—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that it has achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), designating it as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive healthcare benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community.
“At FedEx, we believe every team member should have an equal opportunity to succeed and that diversity of gender, race, sexual orientation, nationality and religion makes us stronger. We are proud to have been recognized for our commitment to the LGBTQ community by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation,” said Judy Edge, corporate vice president of Human Resources at FedEx Corp. “FedEx is as diverse as the world we serve, and we are dedicated to supporting the power of diversity and inclusion among our team members across the globe.”
FedEx is a strong supporter of the LGBTQ community. In addition to participating in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual survey, the company supports many LGBTQ-related initiatives, including the Matthew Shepard Foundation, the Trevor Project, and the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. FedEx also has affinity groups and business resource teams that support Pride Heritage events in several cities across the country.
For more information or to download a free copy of the CEI report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
About FedEx Corp.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $61 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 400,000 team members to remain “absolutely, positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. To learn more about how FedEx connects people and possibilities around the world, please visit about.fedex.com.
About Human Rights Campaign Foundation
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.