All Global Citizenship Reports articles

  • FedEx containers

    FedEx’s social mission: Diversity drives better business


    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.

  • FedEx plane

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


    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


    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


    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.