Organizer & Sponsor
Organizer and Sponsor:
Citi, as a leading global bank, has a large customer base and a worldwide business network. Other than providing financial services to individuals and corporations, Citi has endeavoured to fulfil its social responsibilities. The CEO, Michael L. Corbat, believes there is an opportunity for Citi and the private sector to lead work toward the solutions of social issues. Citi is now working on areas such as environmental finance, digital innovation, human rights, etc. Its efforts are well recognized. In Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2018, it was awarded World’s Best Bank for Corporate Responsibilities.
The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) is a federation of non-government social service agency founded in 1947. The council, with more than 460 Agency Members, has been devoted to upholding the long-term sustainable development of society and the well-being of the citizens. To target different stakeholders and tackle social issues, its core business covers a diversity of service development, policy advocacy, sector development, and cross-sector collaboration. As a co-founder of the “Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund”, we have empowered 160 projects by September 2019. The council is not limited to its current achievement. It seeks more opportunities in enhancing the welfare sector’s capabilities to provide more aids to the needy.