The leading creative force for engaging top leaders to shape global, regional and industry agendas is wrapping up. Each January, the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting aims to improve the state of our world and Mastercard, as always, is honored to be included in that conversation. This year the official theme is “Stakeholders for a …
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By Carlos Monteverde According to the World Economic Forum, digitalization could unlock $100 trillion in value for businesses and wider society over the next decade – but what will that look like, and who will it reach? We are seeing a number of new companies and new business models transform the way consumers gain access to …
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Women entrepreneurs are opening businesses at a higher rate than before, but challenges persist Reykjavik – November 20, 2019 – Female entrepreneurs around the world are making strides to overcome gender-related biases and advance their businesses. This has a meaningful impact on the labor force, economic growth and the well-being of their societies. Mastercard today …
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Grants Will Streamline Access to Benefits for Five Million People Living in Poverty by 2025 Washington, DC – October 21, 2019 – The Rockefeller Foundation and Mastercard announced today they are awarding transformative grants to Benefits Data Trust (BDT) totaling $7.5 million to improve health and economic mobility for at least 5 million low-income people …
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Four philanthropic funders including Mastercard committed more than $72 million in funding to advance equitable and sustainable economic growth.