KUALA LUMPUR: FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, has been honoured with the prestigious “Sustainability and CSR Malaysia Awards 2023” in the category of “Best in Community Engagement Support” for the third consecutive time.
FedEx was recognized for its longstanding efforts in nurturing young talent and fostering an entrepreneurial mindset through the FedEx Express/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge (FedEx/JA ITC), benefiting over 8,600 students to date in Malaysia.
FedEx Express in its statement said additionally, FedEx received an accolade for its sustainability efforts, collaborating with Treat Every Environment Special (TrEES) and the Department of Orang Asli Development (JAKOA) to rebuild a perimeter wall using sustainable recycled materials.
The statement added, these initiatives are part of FedEx Cares, a global community engagement program that aims to help create a better world.
“We are grateful to be able to use our logistics network and tap the passion of our team members to positively impact local communities in Malaysia. This award is a testament of our commitment to help create a brighter future for all,” said Tien Long Woon, Managing Director, FedEx Express Malaysia.
“Our efforts to empower young leaders of tomorrow and promote sustainability is core to how FedEx is delivering on our own purpose to connect people and possibilities,” said Tien Long Woon, Managing Director, FedEx Express Malaysia.
According to the statement, the “Sustainability and CSR Malaysia Awards” recognises the unwavering commitment of corporations with the vision to create positive impact through corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives to facilitate socio-economic transformation in Malaysia.
The nominees were assessed in areas such as clear CSR purpose and goals, programme impact, frequency of CSR events, contribution amounts, transparency in reporting CSR initiatives, creative implementation, strength of the CSR team and sincerity and effectiveness of each initiative.
FedEx Malaysia has recently introduced electric vehicles (EVs) to its fleet, as part of efforts towards its goal of carbon neutral operations by 2040.
“FedEx also recognizes that our sustainability efforts are driven by our culture and investment in people and the communities we serve,” the statement said.
The statement added FedEx is awarded by CSR Malaysia; a Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) approved social project and publication that aims to share the unwavering commitment of corporations in Malaysia towards the community. CSR is also supported by the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development Malaysia.
Details of the company’s global sustainability initiatives can be found in the recently issued FedEx 2023 ESG Report. –Malaysia World News