ESG Mission and Strategy Pillars
At American Express, our ESG mission is to back people and businesses to thrive and create equitable, resilient, and sustainable communities globally. We seek to mobilize our business to address pressing global challenges and deliver high impact initiatives to serve our colleagues, customers, and communities.
In 2021, we launched a new roadmap for our global ESG strategy, establishing new long-term goals and objectives across three critical areas for our company, stakeholders, and society: Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I); Advance Climate Solutions; and Build Financial Confidence. Throughout 2021 and 2022, we made significant progress toward our goals throughout our 2021-2022 ESG Report.
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.
Awards & Recognition Highlights
Our commitment to be a great place to join, stay and grow a career continues to earn us industry awards and recognition. Here are some of the recognitions that make us proud:
In the News
American Express Releases 2021-2022 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report
August 4, 2022
Neir’s Tavern: One of America’s Oldest Bars in NYC Perseveres as a Testament to Community and Backing from American Express
July 18, 2022
American Express Announces New Initiatives to Advance Climate Action and Support Low-Carbon Communities
April 6, 2022
Learn more about our progress on our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Strategy in our 2021-2022 ESG Report.