Mar 17, 2020: FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp announced that Jack Muhs, regional president of FedEx Express for the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa region, has signed the CEO statement of support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles – Equality means Business.
Established by the United Nations Global Compact and United Nations Women, the Women’s Empowerment Principles are a set of seven actions that companies choose to adopt to advance gender equality in the workplace and community.
Muhs endorsed the statement of support in the presence of regional leadership and team members in Dubai.
Muhs said, “We believe that every team member deserves an equal opportunity to pursue their personal and professional goals. By supporting the Women’s Empowerment Principles, we will sustain our efforts to continue developing a successful diverse workplace environment where all team members have the chance and opportunity to participate and succeed.”
A report by McKinsey Global Institute states that USD 12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 if gender equality is strengthened.