Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com.
The Citi Foundation is committed to the economic empowerment and financial inclusion of individuals and families, particularly those in need, in the communities where we work so that they can improve their standard of living. Globally, the Citi Foundation targets its strategic giving to priority focus areas: Microfinance, Enterprise Development, Youth Education and Livelihoods, and Financial Capability and Asset Building. The Citi Foundation works with its partners in Microfinance and Enterprise Development to support environmental programs and innovations. Additional information can be found at www.citifoundation.com.
Co-Organiser and Supporter
The Pearson Foundation extends Pearson's commitment to education by partnering with leading non-profit, civic, and business organisations to provide financial, organisational, and publishing assistance across the globe. The foundation aims to make a difference by sponsoring innovative educational programmes and extending its educational expertise to help in classrooms and in local communities.
More information on the Pearson Foundation can be found at www.pearsonfoundation.org
Conference Manager and International Media Partner
The Financial Times Group, one of the world’s leading business information companies, aims to provide a broad range of business information and services to the growing audience of internationally minded business people.
The FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of 604,856 (Deloitte assured, 2 January to 1 April 2012). This is made up of the FT newspaper’s daily circulation of 319,381 (ABC figures March 2012) and 285,475 paying FT digital subscribers. The FT has a combined print and online average daily readership of 2.2 million people worldwide. (ADGA, PwC assured, November 2011).The FT newspaper is printed at 22 print sites across the world and has a global print circulation of 319,381 (ABC figures March 2012). FT.com has over 4.5 million registered users.
Financial Times Live runs multiple-sponsor, high profile public conferences and also smaller, invitation-only forums and round-tables customised for a single sponsor. Sponsors are drawn from a cross-section of some of the most recognised and forward-thinking firms across the globe. Financial Times Live also holds a small number of elite awards programmes that have become major benchmarks in their field.
Financial Times Live has evolved out of FT Global Conferences & Events, which from 1971 organised more than 2,000 high-level events, spanning developed and emerging markets in five continents and a broad series of focus areas including the financial industry and other key sectors such as TMT, energy, pharma/biotechnology, infrastructure/urbanisation, commodities, risk management, innovation and sustainability.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries. We create opportunity for people to escape poverty and improve their lives. We do so by providing financing to help businesses employ more people and supply essential services, by mobilizing capital from others, and by delivering advisory services to ensure sustainable development. In a time of global economic uncertainty, our new investments climbed to a record US$18 billion in fiscal 2010.
For more information, visit www.ifc.org.
Prudential Corporation Asia comprises the life insurance, asset management and consumer finance operations of Prudential plc in Asia. Our businesses span 13 markets, covering Mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates.
In Asia, Prudential is the leading Europe-based life insurer in terms of market coverage and number of top three positions, and has more than 340,000 agents and employees across the region serving over 11 million customers.
Prudential's Asia asset management business is also one of the region's largest and most successful, with operations in ten markets and 52 billion in assets under management (at 31st December 2010).
Learn more about Prudential Corporation Asia online at www.prudentialcorporation-asia.com.
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. Underpinning digital currency is one of the world’s most advanced processing networks—VisaNet—that is capable of handling more than 20,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection for consumers and guaranteed payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products.
For more information, visit www.corporate.visa.com.
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