FedEx Recognized with AmCham CARES 2022 Award For Excellence in Social Responsibility and Sustainability
Singapore, May 6, 2022 — FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, has been awarded the Distinction Award from the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) for its continued commitment to driving corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Singapore.
The AmCham Corporate and Societal Action: Recognition for Excellence in Singapore (CARES) is an annual program that recognizes AmCham member companies in Singapore for adopting sustainable business practices and fostering positive societal impact through their CSR efforts. This is the third consecutive year FedEx is receiving the AmCham CARES award.
“We are humbled by this recognition, and will continue to work towards making a difference in local communities. At FedEx, our mission is to connect the world responsibly and resourcefully. CSR is a key part of our commitment to give back to society by leveraging our global footprint and operations.” said Eric Tan, Managing Director, FedEx Express Singapore.
Through the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, FedEx Express has continued its work as an essential service provider by delivering mission-critical shipments safely and reliably to communities within the region. Using its extensive network, FedEx has transported nearly 14,000 COVID-19 humanitarian aid shipments and critical supplies like pharmaceuticals, personal protective equipment (PPE), and COVID-19 vaccines across the world. .
Additionally, FedEx reinforces its commitment to giving back to the community by nurturing entrepreneurs and business leaders of tomorrow. In collaboration with Junior Achievement (JA) Asia Pacific, FedEx hosts the annual FedEx/JA International Trade Challenge, an initiative that fosters entrepreneurship and international business acumen in aspiring students across Asia Pacific. Since 2008, 5,103 local students have participated in the International Trade Workshops.
As part of its global community engagement program FedEx Cares, FedEx has invested in the communities they serve through various outreach efforts. These community outreach initiatives are consistent with the FedEx Cares 50 by 50 goal to positively impact 50 million people around the world by the company’s 50th anniversary in 2023. Learn more about the FedEx Cares initiative here.
About FedEx Express
FedEx Express is one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, 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.