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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at American Express: Our commitment

Our differences are what shape the world, and we’re committed to ensuring everyone is seen, heard, and feels like they belong. That’s why we’re actively cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where every voice is valued, teamwork is rewarded, and different points of view are celebrated.​

We see diversity of people and experiences as fuel for the creativity and innovation we need to be and deliver our best, for our colleagues, customers and the communities we serve.

Empowered  Voices: Hear from Team Amex colleagues

“At American Express, embracing diversity and standing for equity and inclusion are part of our Blue Box values and at the core of our culture. We believe when colleagues feel included and that they truly belong, we can deliver the best ideas and innovations. We are proud to continue to foster an environment where all colleagues feel supported, because when colleagues thrive, we all win."



Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

Learn more about our efforts and work to date:






Spent more than $1 billion since announcing our DE&I Action Plan in October 2020 through March 2022 and announced an additional $3 billion towards DE&I initiatives through 2025


Maintained 100% pay equity across genders globally and across races and ethnicities in the US for the 3rd consecutive year













More than $14 million in grants provided to nonprofits focused on addressing inequality and promoting social justice since announcing our goal of $50 million in October 2020

Environmental, Social, and Governance Strategy

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Colleague Networks: At American Express, we want you to be you

We have 14 dedicated Colleague Networks with more than 130 chapters worldwide. They bring together people who share common experiences, interests, and backgrounds— including disability, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, generations, sexual orientation, and veteran status. Colleagues are welcome to join any network whether they are a member of the community or want to learn more and show their support.


In addition to our Colleague Networks, we have DE&I Councils in place to address Business Unit and local priorities.

We remain committed to creating a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive workplace and Company. American Express supports this work through the following initiatives: