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Latest Posts by Shane O'Connor
October 16, 2015
Every day on the world’s roads more than 500 children are killed and thousands more are injured. With over 90,000 trucks on these roads, safety is of the utmost importance to FedEx. Over the last 16 years, more than 16,000 FedEx volunteers have teamed up with Safe Kids Worldwide in ten countries to share road
February 25, 2015
When the light turned green, the eight-year-old stepped off the curb to cross a street in New York City. Immediately, a stranger behind him grabbed the kid by his coat and yanked him back up onto the curb. At that moment, a utility truck careened around the corner paying no heed to the child pedestrian’s
November 5, 2014
This is the eighth post in a series of 10 guest blog post from the leaders of Safe Kids Worldwide affiliates that FedEx works with around the world in support of child pedestrian road safety initiatives. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways, FedEx is actively engaged in promoting road safety. This month, we will hear from Kristin Rosenthal, Program Manager, Safe Kids Worldwide.
June 30, 2014
Fifteen years ago, the FedEx Global Citizenship team discovered a unique nonprofit called Safe Kids Worldwide (known then as the National Safe Kids Campaign). Their mission is to help prevent childhood injuries. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways and with safety a central value of the company, we approached Safe Kids about developing a child pedestrian safety campaign with support from FedEx.
May 2, 2014
A few months ago, I began working with some of our sustainable transportation initiatives at FedEx – a new area for me. One of my first tasks was to put together a weeklong training event where FedEx would share our insights, knowledge and expertise with EMBARQ, one of the world’s leading sustainable transportation nonprofit organizations.
May 15, 2013
FedEx Announces Innovation Award Winner at 2013 National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster Conference
FedEx is an innovation leader. To encourage innovation in one of our core philanthropic focus areas - disaster response - FedEx sponsors Innovation Awards at both national and international forums.