Social Impact Profile ™

Areas of Impact:
Children & Youth,Poverty & Hunger

Citibank feels responsible for the community in which it operates. We have long been active in a wide range of socially responsible activities - from corporate philanthropy through employee volunteering to long-term strategic programmes for financial education. Harmony between our employees' working and family lives is also a part of our business. Citi volunteered over 900,000 hours with more than 70,000 employees, families and friends across nearly 500 cities participating in Global Community Day. More than 14,000 employees participated in our 107 employee-led networks, organized by affinity group across 20 countries.


    Earth Week 2014

    In celebration of Earth Week 2014, Citi hosted nearly 150 events across 66 cities in 18 countries. Among the most impactful of these was the launch by our Dining & Conferencing Department of a sustainable line of disposable food-service products at New York staff dining locations. This eliminated the use of foam products, replacing them with alternatives made from renewable resources and other environmentally compostable and sustainable materials. In total, this effort has so far diverted nearly 230,000 lbs. of landfill waste. Read More

    Pathways to Progress

    Many youth lack the skills, training and financial capabilities needed to thrive in a 21st-century economy. In March 2014, Citi Foundation launched Pathways to Progress, a three-year, $50 million initiative to boost the career readiness of 100,000 young people in 10 U.S. cities. Globally, more than 173,000 young people took part in Citi Foundation funded programs that helped them build positive financial behavior and acumen. Read More