Corporate Social Responsibility at American Express

Corporate Social Responsibility at American Express

Bringing good citizenship to life around the world

At American Express, we believe that serving our communities is not only integral to running a business successfully, it is part of our individual responsibilities as citizens of the world. The mission of our program is to bring to life the American Express value of good corporate citizenship by supporting communities in ways that enhance the company's reputation with employees, customers, business partners and other stakeholders. We do this by supporting visionary nonprofit organizations that are: 

  • Preserving and sustaining historic places for the future; 
  • Developing new leaders for tomorrow; and 
  • Encouraging community service where our employees and customers live and work. 

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5 Books That Every Leader Should Be Reading Now
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Feb 6, 2019 11:50 AM ET
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Jan 25, 2019 2:05 PM ET
American Express Backs the Community of Puerto Rico
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Jan 18, 2019 11:30 AM ET
5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Watch in 2019
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Jan 16, 2019 11:15 AM ET
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Dec 6, 2018 3:00 PM ET