A new white paper outlines lessons learned in banking the unbanked and creating a path to prosperity. Financial inclusion is more than connecting people to a bank account. It is helping level the playing field for small farmers by providing access to buyers, pricing and speedier payments. It is replacing unwieldy paper voucher systems in …
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By 2050, about 70 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. More than half do today. Beyond the buildings and infrastructure, at the heart of any city is its people. They define the culture, the cuisine, the industry. And as cities get smarter, we must ensure that all citizens are included, especially those …
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“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”. I was reminded of this African proverb when reflecting on the global effort to alleviate hepatitis C. It is estimated that 150 million people worldwide are infected with this liver disease. While a cure exists, the issue is to …
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Program brings together leading minds – from Internet pioneer to economist to brain surgeon – to close the information equality gap and tackle society’s biggest challenges Purchase, NY (September 18, 2018) – The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth today announced its new Data Fellows program – a collaboration with some of the world’s brightest minds …
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Purchase, NY (August 22, 2018) – Mastercard today published its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the ways in which the company is delivering on its commitment to be a force for good in the world. The company broke new ground this year in its social impact efforts, allocating $500 million from tax savings to advance …
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