PUBLIC RESPONSIBILITY COMMITTEE
2003 Committee Charter : AXP
The Committee is responsible for assisting the Board of Directors in its oversight
responsibilities relating to the Company's practices and positions on public or social
issues which affect the Company's shareholders, employees and customers.
The Committee shall be comprised of at least three directors who shall be appointed
by the Board.
The Committee shall meet at least two times per year, or more frequently as
circumstances warrant, and shall make regular reports to the Board on the Committee's
In carrying out its responsibilities, the Committee:
with respect to financial privacy.
educational and cultural organizations.
with proposed or existing legislation and regulation, both within the United
States and internationally, and reviews the manner in which the Company
conducts its government relations activities.
and operations of the Company's Political Action Committee.
communities in which it operates and on the environment.
of public or social interest.
authority to approve the fees and retention terms of any such advisors.
conducts an annual evaluation and discusses the results of the annual
evaluation with the full Board.