Throughout our company’s 170-year history, one thing has remained constant: Our strength comes from the impact we can make on people’s lives – or what we call the powerful backing of American Express.

I am confident we are well-positioned to help build the sustainable, inclusive, prosperous future we want to see for our company, our colleagues, our customers, and our communities.

– Stephen J. Squeri, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

ESG Strategy Pillars

At American Express, we see effective ESG management as critical to charting a path to a sustainable, inclusive and successful future. For years, we have mobilized our business to address pressing global challenges, delivering high impact initiatives serving our colleagues, customers, communities and other partners.

Our new ESG Strategy Roadmap lays out the goals and objectives developed in 2020 and 2021 to support our ESG pillars where we believe we can make the most impact.

Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Support a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce, marketplace, and society.
Build Financial Confidence
Provide responsible, secure, and transparent products and services to help people and businesses build financial resilience.
Advance Climate Solutions
Enhance our operations and capabilities to meet customer and community needs in the transition to a low-carbon future.

Community Giving

Our Community Giving Mission
American Express Leadership Academy
Backing Equal Futures
Backing Small
Backing Low-Carbon Communities
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Learn more about our approach to Corporate Sustainability in our 2020-2021 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report.

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