FedEx Diversity and Inclusion: Values in Action
At FedEx, we’re as diverse as the world we serve. From Harlem to Hong Kong, from Sao Paulo to Sydney, the world of FedEx is all about connecting people, places and cultures. To meet the needs of a diverse customer base, we reflect that diversity within our organization and celebrate it in communities around the world.
Our company was founded on a people-first philosophy, and respect for everyone has always been an everyday business practice. Our diverse workforce, supplier base, and supporting culture all enable FedEx to better serve customers and compete in the global marketplace.
What we stand for
Diversity & Inclusion at FedEx connects people and possibilities to deliver a better future for team members, customers, suppliers, and communities.
- We are the employer of choice
- Attracting top talent
- Developing and advancing our talent
- We deliver business results
- Driving engagement through inclusion
- Focusing on quality
- Providing innovative solutions
- We enrich the world
- Investing in our communities
- Serving people where we live and work
We put those words into action every day.
- More than 49 percent of our U.S. workforce and 28 percent of our management team are minorities.
- We have a company-wide supplier diversity program in place. Our Diverse Supplier Spend – FY14: $6.5 billion, FY15: $6.7 billion, and in FY16: $9.2 billion.
- FedEx was ranked 13th on the 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity list by Fortune global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work.
- FedEx executives Gloria R. Boyland, Shannon A. Brown and Matthew Thornton III were named to Black Enterprise’s 2017 List of Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America, which identifies African American executives who are vital members of the senior leadership team of major corporations.
- FedEx achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), designating it as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
- FedEx was included on Black Enterprise’s annual Best Companies for Diversity List in 2018.
On one hand, supporting diversity and inclusion is a smart business practice. Research proves there are many benefits for businesses that make diversity a priority and promote inclusion. But there’s another, far more important reason why we embrace Diversity and Inclusion: It’s simply the right thing to do.