ICAP, the world’s leading interdealer broker, held its 19th annual global Charity Day on Wednesday, December 7, 2011. On this day, 100% of company revenues and commissions will be donated to a selection of over 200 charities around the world.
Oprah helps raise money for her Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa during ICAP’s 19th annual global Charity Day.
Since the inception of Charity Day in 1993, ICAP has raised over $138 million (£76.6 million) for more than 1,000 well-deserving causes worldwide. In 2010, the company raised a record of more than $19 million (£12.1 million) globally on Charity Day.
As part of the day’s activities, ICAP hosted several of the charities’ celebrity spokespeople at its offices around the world to rally employee enthusiasm and interact with clients to boost trading volumes.
New York Yankee Derek Jeter joins brokers on the trading floor at ICAP’s North American headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, during the Group’s 19th annual global Charity Day. Derek’s charity was the Turn 2 Foundation.