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BACKING OUR COMMUNITIES Advancing racial equality and social justice in our communities starts with our business ethics and extends through our partnerships, grants, and community investments worldwide. Investing in organizations that are addressing inequality and promoting social justice To support DE&I efforts in the communities where we live and work, we have a goal to provide $50 million in grants from late 2020 through 2024 to nonprofits focused on addressing inequality and promoting social justice, including those led by members of underrepresented groups. Since late 2020, we’ve provided more than $14 million in grants so far to these organizations. Some examples of the initiatives we supported in 2020–2021 include: • Social purpose leadership training for diversity organizations, including Hispanics in Philanthropy, Public Allies, the Council of Urban Professionals Institute, Americans for Indian Opportunity, National Urban League, and Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) • Leadership programs that support women leaders in the nonprofit sector, including with The New York Women’s Foundation • The New York City LGBTQ+ Historic Sites Project, run by the Fund for the City of New York • Development programs supporting visually impaired leaders with the American Foundation for the Blind • Initiatives with the First Nations Development Institute addressing the immediate and economic needs of Native American communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and food insecurity Backing equal futures We support organizations that are reducing economic, health, educational, and racial disparities through our new Backing Equal Futures grantmaking pillar. In 2021, this support included grants to the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, The Hispanic Scholarship Fund, and NAF (formerly the National Academy Foundation). In addition, we’ve also established strategic partnerships with organizations such as United Negro College Fund (UNCF), the Thurgood Marshall Fund, and HBCU Connect to provide career readiness programming and access to internships and full-time career opportunities to Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students and alumni. BACKING LGBTQ+ YOUTH IN OUR COMMUNITY American Express has supported the Trevor Project since 2019. As the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ+ young people, the Trevor Project works to save young lives by providing support through free and confidential suicide prevention and mental health programs. The organization also runs TrevorSpace, the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ+ youth, and operates innovative education, research, and advocacy programs. Our grant funding of $250,000 is supporting the Trevor Project’s international expansion of crisis services to Mexico and an LGBTQ+ advocacy strategy in the United States. Through this strategy, the Trevor Project aims to meet vulnerable LGBTQ+ youth with life-saving support across multiple fronts. INTRODUCTION PROMOTING DE&I ADVANCING CLIMATE SOLUTIONS BUILDING FINANCIAL CONFIDENCE OUR ESG GOVERNANCE & OPERATING RESPONSIBLY SUPPORTING DATA OUR COMMITMENT TO ESG 35

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