FedEx Honoured For Best Workplace Practices At The Global CSR Awards
SINGAPORE– FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, was recently recognised for its focus on putting its people first and awarded the Bronze Award for Best Workplace Practices at the Second Annual Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards. This is the second consecutive year that FedEx has been honoured for its workplace practices.
The awards recognize companies for outstanding, innovative and world-class products, services and programmes that demonstrate the companies’ leadership, and ongoing commitment in incorporating ethical values, legal compliance, and respect for individuals, communities and the environment in the way they do business.
“This award is a testament to FedEx unwavering focus on creating and maintaining a workplace environment that brings out the best in every employee. It affirms our People-first philosophy which is a core value in our workplace culture,” said David Cunningham, president, FedEx Express Asia Pacific.
Selected by a distinguished panel of judges made up of professionals from a variety of industry sectors and disciplines, the Best Workplace Practices awards were given to companies with policies and programmes in place that show the respect they have for their employees and how much they value them. The award also looked at areas such as how far the company went to take care of its employees, how it managed dependence care, layoffs, health provision and employee training. It also measured how a company improved quality of life at work, fostered lifelong learning and implemented employee ownership plans. The award is organised by The Pinnacle Group International.
FedEx has been consistently recognised for its people-first philosophy and workplace practices. Further recognition includes:
· For 12 times in 13 years, Fortune has named FedEx one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by Fortune (1998 – 2010).
· Hewitt Associates, a leading US-based human resources firm, has consistently ranked FedEx as one of the “Top 10 Employers” in Asia since 2000.
· The Tripartite Alliance for Fair Employment Practices (TAFEP) has named FedEx as one of the four winners of the inaugural TAFEP Exemplary Employer awards in 2010. The award recognises exemplary organisations that have effectively implemented progressive and fair employment practices in Singapore.
· Black Enterprise magazine has listed FedEx among the “40 Best Companies for Diversity” for the sixth consecutive year (2005 – 2010).
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
About FedEx Express
FedEx Express is the world's largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to every U.S. address and 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 with a money-back guarantee.
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