I’m back from Davos, and last week seems like a blur.  As I wrote previously, the opportunity for business to align purpose with social good was a hot topic.  Our CEO, Ajay Banga, who spoke on a panel about  “Money and Markets in a Hyper-connected World” made the connection. One might think the focus would be on …
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My first morning in Davos for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, I attended a panel hosted by Edelman and the Financial Times releasing the findings of the Edelman Trust Barometer.  For the last 14 years, Edelman has been measuring the trust people have in government, media, NGOs, and (of obvious importance to me) business.  …
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It’s always extremely rewarding to receive external endorsement of the great work MasterCard is doing in collaboration with governments and our financial partners to extend financial inclusion. The results of the FinScope South Africa 2013 survey, which were released by the FinMark Trust in Johannesburg, are especially worth celebrating: 75% of South Africans are now …
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Survey says South African banked population has grown from 67% in 2012 to 75% in 2013 To tweet this news, copy and paste: “SASSA MasterCard Debit card grows #financialinclusion in South Africa – FinScope South Africa 2013 http://mstr.cd/1e21uAh” to your Twitter handle Johannesburg, South Africa, 13 November 2013 –The FinMark Trust FinScope South Africa 2013 …
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Leaders in government, academia, NGOs and the private sector all agree on the critical need for economic growth in every part of the world. But economic growth must be inclusive. It should lift the prospects of every segment of society. It should not create wealth for one segment at the expense of another. Economic growth …
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