– It is about making a positive financial and social impact in the communities we serve and to show what a global bank can do. –
Citizenship is core to Citi and a responsibility shared by all of our employees, businesses, clients, suppliers and communities. Through the support of Citi Foundation, our citizenship efforts focus and invest in initiatives that increase financial inclusion, create job opportunities for youth, and introduce new approaches to build and sustain vibrant cities. In Malaysia, Citi has proactively embraced a “More than Philanthropy’ approach to our strategic community initiatives.
Snapshot Of Our Initiatives
Think City – The Laneway Improvement Programme
Aimed at transforming dilapidated laneways into vibrant community spaces with opportunities for healthy living. The ultimate aim is to improve livability by way of setting inclusive city goals with the local communities. These goals are based on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the New Urban Agenda set by the United Nations (UN- Habitat).
Youth Economic Opportunities
The Edge Education Foundation – ‘Money & Me’ Youth Financial Empowerment Program Designed to equip low and middle-income youth with basic financial planning goals and entrepreneurial skills to prepare them for the job market.
Asia School of Business – The Rapid Youth Success Entrepreneurship (RYSE) Program Aimed to improve youth unemployment rates in urban Malaysia by equipping low-income youth who are in the Klang Valley with the skills to plan, design, and run their own businesses or startups from scratch.
Junior Achievement Malaysia – JA Social Impact Program
To provide and equip low and middle-income youth across Malaysia with entrepreneurship and business training to develop future entrepreneurs and business owners.
“At Citi Malaysia, our social responsibility efforts are aligned to Citi’s mission of enabling growth and economic progress as a trusted financial partner”.