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% of our U.S. workforce and 35.5% of our management team are minorities.
- We have a company-wide supplier diversity program in place. Our diverse supplier spend for FY18: $9.6 billion, 76% small, 15% minority-owned and 9% women-owned.
- FedEx was named as one of Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity in 2019.
- Gina Adams, corporate vice president for government and regulatory affairs, was named by Savoy magazine to the 2019 Most Influential Women in Corporate America list.
- For the first time, FedEx was selected as a Military Times Best for Vets Employer in its 2019 rankings recognizing companies for their commitment to providing opportunities to America’s veterans.
- The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce named FedEx as a Best-of-the-Best Corporation for Inclusion in 2019.
- Sue Spence, vice president, sourcing and procurement for FedEx Services was named by DiversityPlus Magazine to the 2019 Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity list.
- FedEx was named one of the 2019 Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
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.