To: Fred Smith, CEO, FedEx <FWSmith@fedex.com>
CC: Carmine Echols, Assistant to the CEO <email@example.com>
CC: Melissa Charbonneau, Director of Communications, FedEx <firstname.lastname@example.org>
CC: David Cunningham, President, FedEx Asia Pacific <DLCUNNINGHAM@fedex.com>
3875 Airways, Module H3
Dear Mr. Smith,
We are writing to inform you that we can no longer patronize FedEx, as we have done exclusively for the last 5 years, due to FedEx’s unfortunate policy that allows for the shipment of shark fins. As you may know, shark populations have been drastically depleted worldwide due to the legal and illegal shark fin trade. We believe that each individual and organization on the planet has a responsibility to do whatever is in their power to end this barbaric and senseless killing of one of the most ancient animals on Earth.
Like UPS, we share concerns about the enforcement capabilities of the authorities and potential inaccuracy of visual inspection used by experts as part of the certification process of CITES, which is an international agreement between governments to ensure trade of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.…