The American Express Company (AmEx) is a multinational financial services corporation headquartered at 200 Vesey Street in the Battery Park City neighborhood of Lower Manhattan in New York City. The company was founded in 1850 and is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. In 2020, Fortune magazine ranked American Express at number 9 on their Fortune List of the Top 100 Companies to Work For in 2020 based on an employee survey of satisfaction.
At the beginning of the pandemic, the company took swift action to put the health and well-being of employees first; helped customers in ways that matter to them most; and stepped up to support the communities:
The company’s top priority has been to ensure its employees feel secure in their jobs and have the flexibility and resources they need to stay safe and healthy. In March 2020, the company moved to a full-time work-from-home arrangement in virtually all locations around the world and extended the temporary work-from-home policy to September 6, 2021, to help employees care for themselves and their families.
The company has invested in employee s’ emotional and physical well-being. Through our Healthy Minds mental health program the company offers free, confidential counseling available 24/7 to all employees and their household members. Additionally, Healthy Living well-being coaches hold regular live-streamed workout sessions and share at-home workout plans for those who are not able to attend. The company hosted a variety of webinars around topics such as coping with COVID-19, building resilience, how to speak to children about the pandemic, and much more.
The company maintains its health programs so that employees will know periodically their cholesterol, triglycerides, muscle mass, or sugar levels. Guidelines are given for maintaining ideal weight or reduce stress levels with medical and nutrition consultations.
The company launched the Office of Enterprise Inclusion, Diversity and Business Engagement responsible for driving these programs and measuring the company’s progress against its objectives.
American Express’ vision is to provide the world’s best customer experience every day, and employees are constantly redefining what’s possible.
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