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Last update 31 March 2022

Description of economic activities

Activities of holding companies (NACE2 6420)

The company is a leading credit card issuer and electronic payment services company in the United States. Its registered head office is located in Riverwoods, USA. Since its inception in 1986, the company has grown to become one of the largest card issuers in the United States, with more than 50 million card members. The company is also a leader in payments processing. It is headquartered in Riverwoods Lake, Illinois.The company's products under the Discover Card brand is one of the most recognized brands in the United States financial services. It operates the Discover Card since 1986. The Discover Card was the first no-fee cash reward card to offer unlimited rewards that never expire as long as the card is in use and one of the earliest to offer 24/7 customer service and secure account numbers for online purchases. The company is working to expand the scope of its card issuing and merchant acquiring businesses both domestically and internationally. DFS has continuously been a leading innovator and driver of change in the credit card industry.The company has also worked to expand its two payments networks: the Discover Network, a network that connects to millions of merchant and cash access locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean; and the PULSE ATM and debit network, which serve more than 4,400 financial institutions and includes approximately 260,000 automated teller machines, as well as point-of-sale terminals nationwide. The Discover Network also markets and supports a full range of credit, debit, and prepaid cards, including the Discover Card.The company is a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, a global financial services firm and a market leader in securities, asset management, and credit services.
  • DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • United States of America (US)
  • Company type: Bank
  • Parent company: N/A
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Dr. Cynthia A. Glassman
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website: www.discover.com/company

Financial data

Number of employees

15,959
16,454
16,060
15,564

Revenue 1

11
9
10
9

EBIT 1

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EBITDA 1

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1 numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  17

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

  • EWC: N/A

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project): N/A
  • Modern Slavery Statement: N/A
  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines: N/A
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

  • Corporate Social Responsability:
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  • Accessibility: N/A

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC: N/A
  • D. 89/391/EEC: N/A
  • D. 98/59/EC: N/A
  • D. 2000/43/EC: N/A
  • D. 2000/78/EC: N/A
  • D. 2001/23/EC: N/A
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC: N/A
  • D. 2002/14/EC: N/A
  • D. 2002/73/EC: N/A
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC: N/A
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC: N/A
  • D. 2009/38/EC: N/A
  • D. 2004/25/EC: N/A
  • D. 2011/35/EU: N/A

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A

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