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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  Mastercard, Gemalto, Giesecke+Devrient and IDEMIA Commit to Develop Environmentally Friendly Cards PURCHASE, NY – October 19, 2018 – For many years, the idea of going green in payments has been limited to linking purchases and accounts with donations to environmental causes and carbon offsets. These programs have had an impact in terms of awareness and …
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