Fed Ex Supports ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital; Recyclebank Named "One of World's Most Innovative Companies" by Fast Company - CSR Minute for February 27, 2012
Fed Ex is sponsoring ORBIS’s Flying Eye Hospital, the world’s only ophthalmic surgical and training hospital in an airplane, on its current trip to the Philippines. ORBIS will conduct a three week skills exchange program to increase the surgical abilities of local eye care providers in the Western Visayas Region. Fed Ex has supported ORBIS flights for over 30 years, with volunteer pilots, maintenance support by its mechanics, and the donated use of its aviation network. The Fed Ex-ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital was recently recognized with a CSR Excellence Award by the American Chamber of Commerce Philippines.
Recyclebank has been named as one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company magazine. The company was recognized for its ability to translate its rewards for recycling-based model into other areas of sustainability such as transportation and energy, and its inventive use of digital strategies and gaming techniques, “making eco-friendly behavior a big game,” according to Fast Company. Recyclebank rewards those who take everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses.
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