KUALA LUMPUR, August 26 – FedEx Express, a global leader in express transportation, has been honored with the prestigious ‘Sustainability and CSR Malaysia Awards 2023’ in the category of ‘Best in Community Engagement Support.’ This marks the third consecutive time FedEx has received this esteemed award. FedEx was recognized for its outstanding 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.

The company was also acknowledged for its sustainability initiatives, collaborating with Treat Every Environment Special (TrEES) and the Department of Orang Asli Development (JAKOA) to rebuild a perimeter wall using sustainable recycled materials. These initiatives are part of FedEx Cares, the company’s global community engagement program aimed at creating a better world. Tien Long Woon, Managing Director of FedEx Express Malaysia, expressed gratitude for the recognition, stating, “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 to our commitment to creating a brighter future for all. Our efforts to empower young leaders of tomorrow and promote sustainability are at the core of how FedEx delivers on our purpose to connect people and possibilities.” The ‘Sustainability and CSR Malaysia Awards’ celebrates corporations that demonstrate an unwavering commitment to creating positive impacts through corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, contributing to socio-economic transformation in Malaysia.

The nominees were evaluated based on their CSR purpose and goals, program 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, aligning with its goal of achieving carbon-neutral operations by 2040. The company acknowledges that sustainability efforts are driven by its culture and investment in people and the communities it serves. For more information on the company’s global sustainability initiatives, refer to the recently issued FedEx 2023 ESG Report.

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