Corporate Social Responsibility at American Express

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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

Will Corporations Inherit the Earth?
In a recent New York Times op-ed piece entitled, “Corporations Will Inherit the Earth,” Frank Bruni muses about the role of corporations in society at a time that the federal government is -- to use his phrase -- “a bumbling klutz.” Bruni asserts, “It can’t manage...
Feb 21, 2018 4:00 PM ET
Caring About the Game
“It seems to be easier to win the game when you care about the game.”  The morning after the Super Bowl seems an appropriate time to write about the game, but it’s not actually the game of football that I’m interested in.  It’s the game of business and what it takes to win in 2018. A recent Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Report entitled “The Business Case for Purpose”...
Feb 6, 2018 6:20 PM ET
Corporate Citizenship: Serving Our Communities, Employees, and Planet
Since our founding, American Express has strived to be the world’s most respected service brand. Learn how this philosophy has shaped the way we support communities, engage our employees and protect our planet.
Dec 11, 2017 10:30 AM ET