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FedEx rolls out sustainability-themed ‘50 Days of Caring’

FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, celebrated “50 days of Caring” undertaking community service programs across the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA) region as part of a series of initiatives taking place during the countdown to the company’s 50th birthday on April 17 this year.

Over 1,000 FedEx volunteers and their families across 21 AMEA markets including Australia, Bahrain, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mainland China, Nigeria, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and Zambia undertook a variety of community-based activities focusing on sustainability and environmental protection, education, welfare, and support for the underserved.

Some of the programs undertaken include:

Packing a total of 4,800 boxes of essential food items in Egypt and the UAE this Ramadan for the less fortunate.

Beach clean-ups in the UAE, Bahrain, India, Mainland China, and Australia to reduce waste and build cleaner coastal communities.

Trash collection drives in the UAE, Egypt, Kuwait, India, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, and Japan to help deliver a cleaner, trash-free environment.

Planting trees in Saudi Arabia, India, Mainland China, Singapore, Vietnam and addition of plants and shrubs around the office facility in Kuwait.

Meal distribution in India as part of Akshay Patra midday meal program, providing nutritious food to the underserved.

Giving old fabrics in Thailand, including FedEx retired uniforms in Indonesia a new life through upcycling programs.


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