All Corporate Social Responsibility articles

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    FedEx’s social mission: Diversity drives better business

    2022-05-13T11:00:00Z

    FedEx’s DEI strides—including becoming a minority-majority employee company in the U.S. for the first time in its history in fiscal year 2018—are not by accident. The company’s long history of hiring a diverse workforce and promoting from within is among the keys to its success.

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    ​Growth vs. green: FedEx’s environmental balancing act

    2022-05-12T11:00:00Z

    When FedEx published its first Global Citizenship Report in 2008, its greenhouse gas emissions were already top of mind. Yet, the company has struggled to strike a balance between achieving year-over-year decreases in total emissions while it has expanded in the last decade-plus.

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    ‘A marathon, not a sprint’: FedEx carbon-neutral pledge tests longtime ESG efforts

    2022-05-11T11:00:00Z

    In March 2021, FedEx announced an audacious goal: to achieve carbon-neutral operations globally by 2040. How did the company develop this pledge, and how will it track its progress and hold itself accountable to intermediate goals?

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    Desire for transparency launches FedEx on ESG journey

    2022-05-10T11:00:00Z

    Since 2008, FedEx has produced detailed reports on its ESG initiatives. The company’s chief sustainability officer discusses the decision-making process behind the first report, determining materiality, and more in Part 1 of this four-part special report, published in partnership with the ICA.

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    New benchmark report takes global look at CSR performance

    2019-11-26T17:59:00Z

    A new benchmark report published by sustainability ratings provider EcoVadis provides a comprehensive analysis of the corporate social responsibility performance of more than 30,000 companies around the world.

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    Why CEOs today must be change leaders for social issues

    2019-06-28T18:00:00Z

    The Wayfair walkout represents just the latest high-profile example of how social and policy issues continue to spill into the corporate ethics and compliance realm.

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    Rescue compliance: When corporations save the animals

    2017-12-11T09:15:00Z

    Corporations across the U.S. were on hand during this past hurricane season to help those animals impacted by the storms. More inside on where help was given and where help is still needed.

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    Samsung enhances transparency over financial donations

    2017-03-13T13:45:00Z

    Amid an investigation over bribery claims involving some of its top executives, Samsung Electronics recently announced a series of measures it intends to take to bring greater transparency and accountability in managing financial donations and monetary support for corporate social responsibility-related activities and funds.

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    French compliance with governance code

    2016-11-23T08:45:00Z

    Paul Hodgson provides a look at the Autorité des marchés financiers’ annual report on corporate governance and executive remuneration, which offers an in-depth analysis of compliance with the French governance code, AFEP-MEDEF.