• Our Support of Hurricane Irma Victims and the American Red Cross

    By Ed Skyler, Executive Vice President for Public Affairs, Citi September 11, 2017 07:00 AM

    The recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey is only beginning, and we are now faced with the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma. In this challenging time and the weeks ahead, we’re focused on continuing to support those impacted by these storms in Texas, across the Caribbean and now in Florida.

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  • Pathways to Progress: The Power of Mentorship on Display at the Citi Open

    August 30, 2017 02:15 PM

    The power and impact that mentorship can have on the lives of young people was on full display earlier this month at the Citi Open, when three young women from the Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT)’s Ascend program participated in the 2nd annual Professional Development Day at the Open. Supported by the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative, the Ascend program works with first-generation, low-income college students to help them complete college and prepare them to pursue professional careers.

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  • Our Support of Hurricane Harvey Victims and the American Red Cross

    By Ed Skyler, Executive Vice President for Public Affairs, Citi August 29, 2017 03:15 PM

    Our thoughts continue to be with those affected by Hurricane Harvey and the first responders working tirelessly in recent days. Our foundation has donated $1 million to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts. This contribution is in addition to the Citi Foundation's annual $500,000 grant to the Red Cross to support its Annual Disaster Giving Program.

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  • Pathways to Progress: Mpumelelo and Lawrence, Johannesburg

    August 23, 2017 09:30 AM

    Mpumelelo and Lawrence are young entrepreneurs who recently opened their first business venture – a coffee shop called Kofi in the Soweto Township of Johannesburg, South Africa. They opened Kofi after participating in TechnoServe’s Box Shop Program, which supports entrepreneurship by connecting local entrepreneurs with wider markets and linking them to stable supply chains.

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  • Service Spotlights: Citi Leaders Share Their Volunteer Experiences with Junior Achievement

    August 21, 2017 02:15 PM

    In 2017 Citi and the Citi Foundation are celebrating 30 years of partnership with JA Worldwide. Many Citi senior leaders serve on Junior Achievement (JA) boards with the goal of helping to advance their many programs and enabling growth and progress in our communities by offering their experiences and knowledge. A few Citi volunteers shared their reasons for giving back with JA.

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  • Pathways to Progress: Citi Enables Career Ready Interns in London

    By Peter Cunningham, Citi Europe, Middle East and Africa Head of Treasury & Trade Solutions Corporate Sales – Consumer & Healthcare August 17, 2017 03:00 PM

    I recently celebrated my 20th anniversary with Citi, after starting at the company fresh out of school. Despite the passage of time, I can still clearly remember the fear and trepidation of applying for and securing my first role as a Citi summer Intern, based in London. I am the first person in my immediate family to attend university and work for a large company, and I am humbled and consider myself to be very lucky in the career I have built at Citi. I can clearly remember the Intern recruitment process and feeling that I didn’t have the guidance, knowledge and connections that it seemed many of my Intern peers arrived with. These experiences instilled in me a sense of wanting to help others.

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  • Citi hosts Professional Development Day at the Citi Open

    By Candi Wolff, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Government Affairs, Citi August 14, 2017 03:00 PM

    Earlier this month, Citi celebrated its sixth consecutive year as the title sponsor of the Citi Open tennis tournament in Washington D.C. While the on-court action hosted some of the most exciting players and matches that the Citi Open has ever seen, off the court Citi was promoting progress in the D.C. community.

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  • Powering the Future with Wind

    August 14, 2017 11:00 AM

    Block Island, RI is home to a stunning coastline and is a popular vacation destination for thousands of people each year. However, residents of the island pay some of the highest electricity prices in the country and burn millions of gallons of harmful diesel fuel each year for power. To end this inefficient and harmful dependency, the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. was built to provide clean energy to residents.

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  • Pathways to Progress: Hanming, Singapore

    August 09, 2017 10:00 AM

    Lei Hanming, a university student in Singapore, has many interests and always knew that she wanted to attend college but was unsure what interests would translate into a successful career. It wasn’t until she participated in the Citi-YMCA Youth For Causes (YFC) Program that she realized her true professional aspiration.

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  • Realizing the power and potential of a fantastic franchise

    By Stephen Bird, CEO, Global Consumer Banking, Citi August 01, 2017 03:15 PM

    Last week, I experienced one of the proudest moments in my nearly twenty years at Citi as I took the stage at Investor Day, our first in nine years, to share the story of the Global Consumer Bank’s transformation and growth.

    After holding a number of roles across the firm and leading our franchise in Asia for many years, I have the privilege today of leading the Global Consumer Bank. It is a fantastic franchise – a globally recognized brand; strong competitive positions in growth markets; best-in-class value propositions; leading digital capabilities; disciplined credit and expense management; and the most focused, talented team on the street. And it is critical to Citi’s future.

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