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American Express Releases Its Inaugural Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report

The report outlines its progress toward its $1 Billion Action Plan to promote racial, ethnic and gender equity for its colleagues, customers and communities.
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NEW YORK, November 17, 2021 /3BL Media/-- 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.

American Express: Clean Skies for Tomorrow

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Accelerating the supply and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs) is crucial to reaching net zero emissions in the travel industry.

American Express Launches Grant Program to Back Independent, Small Restaurants Around the World

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NEW YORK, October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- 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. American Express has committed US $500,000 to this program, which will be administered in partnership with the International Downtown Association (IDA) Foundation. This is the first grant the IDA Foundation has ever received.

American Express Releases 2020-2021 Environmental, Social and Governance Report With New Long-term Goals

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  • Report includes additional workforce diversity disclosures related to American Express’ pay equity, hiring, retention, and promotion efforts
  • American Express aims to drive $100 billion in spending at small businesses and invest $500 million on initiatives that support more resilient and equitable communities 
  • The company recently committed to net-zero emissions by 2035 and plans to provide $10 million in philanthropic funding to support initiatives to advance climate solutions
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  • Report includes additional workforce diversity disclosures related to American Express’ pay equity, hiring, retention, and promotion efforts
  • American Express aims to drive $100 billion in spending at small businesses and invest $500 million on initiatives that support more resilient and equitable communities 
  • The company recently committed to net-zero emissions by 2035 and plans to provide $10 million in philanthropic funding to support initiatives to advance climate solutions

Women of Color - The Investment Opportunity of This Century

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by Catherine Berman, CEO and Co-founder of CNote 

Many of us have come to realize that racial equity requires much more than intentional conversations and thoughtful grants. These are important efforts and should not be discounted, but they are not panaceas. There is a moral imperative to address the disparities experienced by Black and Brown men and especially women in the US with action and systems change.

American Express Ranks 10th on Fortune's List of 100 Best Companies to Work For

This year’s ranking marks the company’s second consecutive year among the Top 10 companies on the list.
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NEW YORK, April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – American Express (NYSE: AXP) has ranked 10th on the 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list in the U.S., marking the company’s second consecutive year among the Top 10. This placement reflects American Express’ strong focus on backing colleagues and providing opportunities to learn, grow and have a meaningful and unique career journey.

My Relationship to Money: From Humble Beginnings to ESG Investing Icon

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by Frank Coleman, former investment professional and founder of BeingFrank Consulting

On December 31, 2019, I retired from a 33-year career in the investment business. I have a pension, own a home and a new business and have savings that will carry me thru my remaining years in comfort.

Taproot Foundation Unites Skilled Volunteers, Private and Nonprofit Sectors for Pro Bono Week 2020

Rebuilding Communities Together, sponsored by American Express, celebrates skilled volunteering as a tool to solve society’s most pressing challenges October 25 – October 31, 2020.
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NEW YORK, October 5, 2020 / 3BL Media / – Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit that connects organizations with volunteers sharing their professional expertise pro bono, will host a week of virtual events in late October celebrating Pro Bono Week 2020 in partnership with sponsor American Express. 

Boosting the Impact of Social Purpose Leaders

Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
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To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.

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