FedEx and ORBIS have won the 2008 AmCham Shanghai Corporate Social Responsibility Award in the partnership category. The annual AmCham Shanghai CSR awards showcase organizations that have made notable contributions to further corporate citizenship in
China. Among all the company winners, FedEx is the only foreign express transportation company to receive this honor.
“FedEx is the first global sponsor of ORBIS programs, which enables us to utilize our unparalleled global network, dedicated employees and aviation expertise to help end avoidable blindness in developing countries,” said Eddy Chan, senior vice president, FedEx China. “We view our partnership with ORBIS as an extension of our drive to see all that’s possible and improve the quality of people’s lives.”
The award provides important recognition of what FedEx and ORBIS have accomplished collaboratively since the two enhanced their relationship in 2002 to promote education, training and treatment of preventable blindness in
“I also attribute this award to you — our
China employees — who have devoted your time and effort to volunteer in various ORBIS China initiatives over the past few years,” said Mr. Chan. “Your volunteerism and dedication is integral to the success of our relationship with ORBIS. I am proud of our team and look forward to growing and strengthening this meaningful program in