FedEx Express wins South African Top Empowerment Award for Diversity and Inclusion
JOHANNESBURG, July 24, 2020 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has won the Diversity and Inclusion category of the Top Empowerment Awards 2020.
FedEx Express South Africa was rated the company that best expressed the values of diversity and inclusion in South Africa.
The Top Empowerment awards showcase businesses leading the transformation agenda, honouring organisations that show innovative leadership and make a significant impact on society and the communities in which they operate.
“We believe that we deliver possibilities for all of our team members,” said Natasha Parmanand, FedEx Express MD Legal, Regulatory Affairs and Labor Relations. “FedEx is committed to an inclusive workplace environment, a place where differences are celebrated as strengths, and the concept of diversity is understood and practiced throughout the organization. Real, meaningful transformation helps to open up possibilities for all people, and we are humbled to see our efforts acknowledged.”
Topco Media CEO Ralf Fletcher congratulated FedEx Express on the win in a highly competitive category. “Determining winners from the finalists was not an easy task, but FedEx Express was a deserving winner. As a company, it lives the principles of the awards – inspiring tomorrow’s leaders.”