For all of us, travel is a way to escape from the day-to-day grind. Yet, for nearly 300 million people across the globe – representing one in every 10 jobs – travel-related activities provide work and income, making the tourism industry one of the largest global employers.  Over the last 50 years, the industry has …
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Aiming to advance inclusive growth through digital technology and insights BARCELONA, Spain – March 1, 2017 – At Mobile World Congress, Mastercard and Unilever today announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on a range of joint initiatives aimed at empowering small and micro businesses in emerging markets. By combining their expertise and reach, the companies …
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Doing Well by Doing Good Coffee

February 28, 2017 02:03

How Mastercard mobile payment technology is helping London’s homeless become baristas For a nation of supposed tea drinkers, British people consume more than 70 million cups of coffee each day. This is an upward trend that shows no signs of slowing. Consumer palates are becoming increasingly refined in an ultra-competitive market where it’s not about …
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NEW YORK, NY, February 21, 2017 – Grameen America, a leading nonprofit microfinance organization, today announced a collaboration with Citi and Mastercard to introduce a number of financial technology solutions that will greatly enhance the organization’s ability to promote digital financial access and inclusion for more than 86,000 low-income minority women entrepreneurs across the United …
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If you’ve ever had the unfortunate experience of losing your driver’s license, passport or social security card, you know what an inconvenience it can be to replace those forms of ID. Now imagine if you were forced to live without them or any form of official personal identification. How would you apply for job? Secure …
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