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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More Than $1 Million Awarded for Mexico's Earthquake-struck Monte Albán
NEW YORK, May 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced today more than $1 million in funding to support disaster response and restoration efforts at Monte Albán Archaeological Site in Oaxaca, Mexico. The new project is the latest in WMF’s long history of supporting cultural heritage sites damaged or destroyed at the hands of natural...
May 14, 2018 1:25 PM ET
Channeling New Power
Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms have written a new book entitled New Power: How Power Works in our Hyperconnected World and How to Make it Work for You, which builds off a Harvard Business Review article, Understanding New Power, written by these authors in 2014. Jeremy Heimans is a co-founder...
May 8, 2018 4:00 PM ET
National Park Foundation Boosts Volunteer Outreach & Programs Across National Parks Community
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/​ - In celebration of National Volunteer Week, the National Park Foundation and American Express are announcing seven grants supporting volunteer capacity-building efforts at national parks across the country. Designed to support the growth of park volunteer programs, projects funded by the grants include expansion of volunteer housing...
Apr 18, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Carlos Lejneiks Wins The 2018 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award
And the winner of the 2018 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award is… Carlos Lejneiks! The president and CEO of Big Brothers & Big Sisters (BBBS) of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties took over the then struggling agency in 2008. Within four years, he went from serving approximately 100 youth to serving more than 1,000.  Under his leadership, BBBS has...
Apr 16, 2018 5:20 PM ET
Leadership in Times of Transition: Live From the American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit
In case you missed it, this afternoon, Angela Fernandez, Esq. (executive director, Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights) and Dan Parks (managing editor, The Chronicle of Philanthropy) held a riveting conversation on leading during times of transition at the American Express Leadership...
Apr 16, 2018 4:45 PM ET