W-GDP Effort Builds on Existing Commitments and Programs to Fuel Personal and Economic Growth The Hague – June 5, 2019 – Women are a driving force for increasing global economic growth and security, representing more than half of the world’s population and 80 percent of household buying decisions. They are critical to ensuring that growth …
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Barcelona, Spain – February 27, 2019 – Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, has signed a global Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Angaza, a leader in last-mile distribution technology, which will see the two companies partner to rollout an efficient digital payment solution that increases access to affordable necessities, like solar …
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Simple acts of flicking on a light switch, turning on the heat during a cold night or using water for basic day-to-day activities is inaccessible to many across the world. And if people do have access to these resources, the quality is often poor and jeopardizes their health. The tools they really need to improve …
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It’s not every day that a CEO and CFO talk about investing millions of dollars into a part of the business that doesn’t generate direct profits. But that’s exactly what we did when we took advantage of the recent U.S. tax reform to make a focused investment – half a billion dollars – into our …
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On the surface, financial inclusion appears to be a simple process; having access to a secure account that allows you to store and use money. But more than half of the world’s adult population still lacks this access, and those without accounts tend to be among the world’s poorest, living on just $2 a day. …
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