FedEx Receives Corporate Social Responsibility Award
FedEx recognized for delivering positive changes to local communities in Vietnam
Managing Director for FedEx Express Indochina Hardy Diec (2nd from left), along with FedEx Express Vietnam Manager of Operations Truong Minh Ngoc, receives the 2019 CSR Recognition Award from Natasha Ansell, AmCham Hanoi Chairwoman (leftmost), and US Ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink (rightmost).
HANOI, October 30, 2019 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today received the 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award from the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AmCham). The annual program recognizes AmCham member companies in Vietnam that demonstrate a commitment to transparency, good governance, impactful community outreach initiatives, and sustainable business practices.
“At FedEx, our goal is to enable hope, change and new possibilities in the communities we serve. We believe that by combining our business and logistics expertise with the passion of our team members, we can deliver positive changes in Vietnam.” said Hardy Diec, managing director, FedEx Express Indochina. “This award inspires us to continue our community outreach initiatives through the FedEx Cares global charity giving program. The AmCham CSR Award would not be possible without the dedication and efforts of our NGO partners and FedEx team members.”
FedEx Vietnam’s charitable efforts support the recently launched FedEx Cares 50 by 50, a goal to make a positive impact on 50 million people around the world by the company’s anniversary in 2023. FedEx Vietnam is already contributing to the goal through its participation in global FedEx Cares initiatives such as FedEx/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge, FedEx – Safe Kids AIP Walk This Way program, and FedEx Delivers Heartbeats.
- FedEx – Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge
FedEx works with Junior Achievement (JA), the world’s largest organization dedicated to promoting global trade and entrepreneurship education among the youth. Through JA, FedEx conducts the FedEx/JA International Trade Challenge. Since 2012, the program has provided more than 1,400 Vietnamese students with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of business and international trade.
- FedEx – Safe Kids AIP Walk This Way Program
FedEx collaborates with Safe Kids Worldwide in 10 countries around the world, including Vietnam in the Asia Pacific region. In Vietnam, FedEx and the Safe Kids Vietnam-AIP Foundation have helped raise awareness on pedestrian safety and safe road user behaviors to more than 241,215 students.
- FedEx Delivers Heartbeats
Since 2011, FedEx collaborated with Heartbeat Vietnam (an initiative of the VinaCapital Foundation) to bring mobile medical outreach clinics to 61,267 children in 146 districts in 44 provinces. These clinics have provided free diagnostics, including 34,369 cardiac ultrasounds and 1,711 postoperative check-ups and counseling. The program identified 4,986 children suffering from congenital heart disease and 3,329 children who require heart surgery, most of whom had never been diagnosed.
About FedEx Express
FedEx Express is the world’s largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to speed delivery of time-sensitive shipments, by a definite time and date with a money-back guarantee.
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 $70 billion, the company offers integrated business solutions 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 450,000 team members to remain 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.
For further information, please contact:
Elaine Mo – FedEx Express
Mobile No.: (852) 2514 0812
Vaninna Davidon – Edelman Vietnam
Mobile No.: (84-28) 625 14 111
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