At FedEx, we recognize that our impact is greater than the services we provide. We are committed to being a great place to work, a thoughtful steward of the environment and a caring citizen in the communities where we live and work. We are passionate about sustainably connecting people and places and improving the quality of life around the world. Click here to see our full 2011 Global Citizenship Report
The term "conflict minerals" is used to describe certain minerals such as gold, wolframite, casserite, columbite-tantalite and their derivative metals, which include tin, tungsten, tantalum and any other compounds designated by the U.S. Secretary of State that are sourced from mines under the control of violent forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) or the surrounding countries.
More than 300 communities across the United States and the United Kingdom have implemented Recyclebank. Over the course of a year, an average family can earn hundreds of points that can be redeemed for special rewards. Recyclebank members earn an average of $160 in rewards value each year. Learn about the communities that have implemented Recyclebank.
Abbott and the Abbott Fund are working together with Partners In Health (PIH) to find new answers to the longstanding challenges of malnutrition and lack of economic opportunity in Haiti. The $6.5 million initiative draws on the combined expertise of PIH and Abbott to open a new nutrition production facility in Haiti’s Central Plateau region. The facility will produce Nourimanba, a therapeutic food used to treat severe malnutrition, providing free, life-saving treatment to thousands of children through PIH's clinics in Haiti.
The Campbell Soup Company and the Food Bank of South Jersey have partnered together to launch Just Peachy, an delicious peach salsa which utilizes slightly blemished peaches NJ farmers normally discard. The salsa will be sold at local retailers with the potential proceeds, totaling nearly $100,000, benefitting the Food Bank of South Jersey and its nine hunger relief programs. Stakeholder Benefits This unique partnership blends together the skills and assets of many partners and brings benefits to all:
The CITGO-Venezuela Heating Oil Program, in partnership with Citizens Program Corporation, began in 2005 in response to decreased oil supply resulting from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Dwindling oil supply led to steep increases in fuel costs, which affected some of the poorest and most vulnerable communities in the United States. At the time, the tightening of available resources through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) placed additional burdens on family budgets. With the pivotal support of its shareholder, Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A.
In its 2012 Sustainability Report, General Motors reaffirms its commitment to further reduce the energy used and the environmental impacts of building and operating an automobile, detailing product goals and tracking progress toward its 2020 manufacturing priorities.
The 2012 Amway Global Corporate Social Responsibility Report highlights the work that Amway, its distributors and employees have done over the past year to help improve the lives of people all over the world. This work included efforts to help children through the AMWAY ONE BY ONE® Campaign for Children. Since Amway was founded in 1959, the company, distributors and employees have contributed nearly US$450 million to causes in the markets in which Amway operates around the world.
The Deloitte Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that supports teaching, research, and curriculum innovation in accounting, business, and related fields within the U.S. The Foundation, founded in 1928, supports an array of national programs, which are relevant to a variety of professional services, and which benefit middle/high school students, undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. For more information, please visit the Deloitte Foundation web page at www.deloitte.com/us/df.