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.  

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Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

American Express and the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Create A Pop-Up with A Purpose
The Los Angeles community experienced the first-ever ByBlack Bazaar by American Express, a pop-up holiday marketplace where consumers supported local and national Black-owned small businesses from December 11-12, 2021.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

American Express Expands Partnership with Nova Credit to Help Extend Credit to More Newcomers to the U.S.
American Express (NYSE: AXP) announced today, in partnership with Nova Credit, that it has expanded credit access to people from Brazil, Dominican Republic, Kenya and Nigeria who have moved to the United States.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

American Express Give2Gether 2021 Supports Nearly 4,000 Non-profit Organizations Across 78 Countries
In American Express’ annual Give2Gether campaign, more than 13,000 colleagues participated, pledging donations to their favorite non-profits and doubling their impact with the company’s Global Match Program.

Research, Reports & Publications

American Express Releases Its Inaugural Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report
American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced the release of its inaugural Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) report, which documents the company’s progress on its DE&I commitments and initiatives as part of its $1 Billion DE&I Action Plan launched in October 2020.

Environment

American Express: Clean Skies for Tomorrow
Accelerating the supply and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs) is crucial to reaching net zero emissions in the travel industry

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

American Express Launches Grant Program to Back Independent, Small Restaurants Around the World
American Express (NYSE: AXP) announced the launch of “Backing International Small Restaurants”, a new grant program to support culturally-significant, independent restaurants owned by individuals from underrepresented groups in five major cities: London, Mexico City, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto.

Research, Reports & Publications

American Express Releases 2020-2021 Environmental, Social and Governance Report With New Long-term Goals
American Express (NYSE: AXP) announced the release of its 2020-2021 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report, which includes a new roadmap for the company’s ESG strategy focused on three core pillars: Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I); Building Financial Confidence; and Advancing Climate Solutions.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Charity: Food
During the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the issue of food security for vulnerable communities and frontline responders has taken on increased relevance and importance. There are hundreds of nonprofit organizations that are working in this critical area around the world, and their efforts are to be congratulated, appreciated and supported by all of us.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis
Hilton and American Express announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

American Express Is Matching Donations to Feeding America up to $1M to Feed Communities Impacted by COVID-19 when Card Members Use Membership Rewards® Points Toward Their Donations
American Express is continuing its support of organizations combatting COVID-19 with the launch of a donation matching program to help feed local communities impacted in the U.S.

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