Today, American Express and Pharrell Williams announced an expanded partnership and joint commitment to raise awareness and support to bring more arts education to schools nationwide. As part of the collaboration, American Express Platinum and Pharrell will host a fundraising event, called the Yellow Ball, with an all-star lineup of collaborators on September 10, at the Brooklyn Museum to benefit Young Audiences Arts for Learning. American Express will also gift $1 Million to Young Audiences, the nation’s largest arts-in-education network whose work strives to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts.
Amazon’s corporate culture is widely known for its dog-friendliness, its free community banana stands, and, notoriously, a challenging and even bruising work environment.
Less well-known is how Amazon — Yahoo Finance’s Company of the Year — helps employees channel their inner artist.