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Founded in 1850, today the company is best known for its charge card, credit card, and traveler's cheque businesses.
|American Express Company||USA||website|
|American Express Company|
In 2019, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of A.
[Source 2019][More on Climate Change]
This company is listed on the EPA Green Power Partnership website (USA), as using renewable energy for 88% of its electricity use for its USA operations.
[Source 2020][More on Climate Change]
This company received a score of 46.1/100 in the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2017][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 36/100 in the Diversified Financial Services and Capital Markets category of the 2019 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices. The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
[Source 2019][More on Sustainability Reporting]
D+ grade on the 2011 Green Grades Report Card, which examines the paper practices of a dozen Fortune 500 companies
that consume vast amounts of paper, (A best, F worst). [Listed under Information due to age of report]
[Source 2011][More on Forests]
As You Sow's 2019 report, 'The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs', reveals the 100 most overpaid CEOs from USA's 500 largest public companies (as determined by the S&P 500 list). This company's CEO, Kenneth Chenault came in at number 46 on the list, having been paid US$18,611,373 in 2018. According to the report, "Most CEOs have come to be grossly overpaid, and that overpayment is harmful to the companies, the shareholders, the customers, the other employees, the economy, and society as a whole."
[Source 2019][More on Finance]
This company appears on the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, signifying a commitment to supporting gender equality through policy development, representation, and transparency.
[Source 2020][More on Human Rights]
This company was named in the Working Mother 100 Best Companies 2018 for being a mum-friendly employer. Listed companies help working parents succeed at home and at work by providing expanded parental leaves, more flexibility with work hours, assistance for special needs, and opportunities for career development.
[Source 2018][More on Workers Rights]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$33.4 billion in 2017|
|# Employees||55,000 in 2017|
|Address||New York, New York, USA|