Submitted by: FedEx Corp.
Posted: Sep 10, 2010 – 05:02 PM EST
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - The environmental, social and economic performance of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has again earned it a spot on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America.
The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, including sustainability leaders from each industry on a global and regional level respectively. The annual review of the DJSI family is based on a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, branding, climate change mitigation, supply chain standards and labor practices.
"We are honored for FedEx to be acknowledged on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index once again this year. FedEx seeks to connect the world in responsible and resourceful ways," said Frederick W. Smith, FedEx Corp. chairman, president and chief executive officer. "I am proud for all our team members' efforts and contributions to be recognized through this selection."
FedEx publishes an annual Global Citizenship Report that shares information on how FedEx responsibly applies its resources through its workforce, the environment, community and the economy, and provides team member insight into FedEx global citizenship programs through its blog. In addition, FedEx provides customers with information to help them make informed, sustainable choices when selecting among FedEx transportation and office solutions at www.fedex.com/findyoursolution.
Newly announced in 2010, FedEx is organizing efforts to connect the world in responsible and resourceful ways through a program called EarthSmart. It is designed to help ensure that when investing in assets, beginning programs in the workplace, or forming collaborations with philanthropic organizations, these actions have clear, tangible benefits to the business, team members, customers, the environment and the communities in which FedEx operates.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $35 billion, the company offers integrated business applications 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 280,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit news.fedex.com.
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