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. 

Learn more by visiting about.americanexpress.com/csr.  

Content from this campaign

Live From the American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit
Greetings from the fourth annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit in NYC! Over the next few days, we’ll be celebrating eleven years of a transformative program that has developed more than 3,000 nonprofit and social purpose leaders. Seventy-two distinguished program alumni from around the world are here today and tomorrow to grow their networks, enhance their...
Apr 16, 2018 12:10 PM ET
Fourth Annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit Connects Social Purpose Leaders from Around the World
NEW YORK, April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) will host its fourth annual Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit in New York on April 16 and 17, celebrating eleven years of a transformative program that has developed more than 3,600 nonprofit and social purpose leaders. Seventy-two distinguished program alumni from around the world will have the opportunity to discuss...
Apr 16, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Are You Uniquely Better?
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of joining Stephanie Meeks, the president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in a “fire side” chat at the Participate Social Capital 2018 Conference in Alexandria, Virginia. After our talk, which focused on the long-standing partnership between American Express and the National Trust, we...
Apr 4, 2018 11:00 AM ET
How to Make CSR Everyone’s Responsibility
Do you believe that corporate social responsibility is important to your company, but that it’s someone else’s problem? A recent Harvard Business Review article entitled “How to Make Sustainability Every Employee’s Responsibility” posits that question (albeit substituting “sustainability” for “corporate social responsibility”) and suggests that while many companies talk about...
Mar 9, 2018 5:50 PM ET
Celebrating Shared Value (CSV)
Since the first day that I started working in corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the late 1980’s – under the wise tutelage of Reynold Levy, then president of the AT&T Foundation – I both learned and asserted that the purpose of any good corporate philanthropy or CSR program was to find the intersection between societal needs and the business interests of the company and to create...
Feb 23, 2018 2:30 PM ET

Pages