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Announcing the Visa Foundation Alongside Inaugural Grant to Women’s World Banking

$20 million commitment will empower two million enterprises over 5 years
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Today marks the launch of the Visa Foundation, which has been established as part of Visa’s larger social impact strategy to prioritize the growth of micro and small enterprises around the world, enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive.

Visa Named Among Leading Companies for Political Disclosures

Visa Listed as “Trendsetter” Within 2017 Index of Corporate Political Disclosure & Accountability
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Visa’s commitment to transparency in political disclosures has led to the company being named a “Trendsetter” on the 2017 CPA-Zicklin Index of Corporate Political Disclosure and Accountability, one of the most comprehensive rankings of the political disclosures and accountability practices of leading public companies in the U.S.

Visa Launches Online Tool to Help Connect Families to Essential Supplies in Wake of Disasters

Hurricane Area Store Locator Helps Impacted Residents Find Gas, Groceries
Article

At Visa, we are committed to doing our part to get those affected by disasters back on their feet as quickly as possible. That’s why we have created the Hurricane Area Store Locator to help those impacted identify open businesses in affected areas providing necessities such as groceries, gas, hardware or lodging.

Visa Inc. Recognized as Leader in Corporate Sustainability

Visa Named to Prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Visa (NYSE:V) today announced the company has been named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI), one of the most prestigious indices for corporate responsibility and sustainability performance. The Index recognizes companies that are leading in their industry in global economic, environmental and social contributions.

Visa Responds to Hurricane Harvey in Texas

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At Visa, our thoughts are with everyone impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Today, we are announcing our commitment to support immediate relief and recovery efforts in Texas.

Visa’s “Everyone, Everywhere” Report Details Progress on Corporate Responsibility to Help People Thrive

Press Release

August 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Visa published its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report titled “Everyone, Everywhere,” which demonstrates how one of the largest payment networks in the world is operating as a responsible, ethical and sustainable company while fulfilling its mission: to connect the world through its innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network and help enable individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

Organized in five theme areas, the report includes the following highlights:

Corporate Reputation Drives Both Kinds of CCO

By Dave Armon
Blog

All CCOs are not created equally. But they’re getting closer.

After decades working alongside chief communications officers, I figured other corporate professional masquerading under the CCO acronym had little in common with the wordsmiths who manage corporate messaging.

That myth was exploded when I attended a gathering of the other CCO-- chief compliance officers – and realized their concerns about corporate reputation were completely aligned with the ink-stained wretches who manage comms.

Visa Supports Financial Education for Youth

Article

The global payments business partners with Junior Achievement Europe to create innovative e-commerce and personal finance programmes. Tom Idle reports…

The digitisation of our global economy has very quickly transformed how we think about and use money. Paying for goods and services online, spending our salaries in stores with the swipe of a card and transferring cash in virtual environments has made lives easier and the handling of ‘real’ cash a thing of the past.  

Best Practice: Autumn 2016

A collection of exemplary CR and sustainability case studies
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The Autumn 2016 issue of Best Practice includes CSR and sustainability case studies from thought leaders across several industries:

Plight of the Unbanked Women in Emerging Markets is Focus of Visa

Blog

While there are Chase, TD Bank and Citi branches on virtually every corner in Manhattan, attendees at a United Nations women’s empowerment conference today in New York are being reminded that 2.5 billion people are still unbanked.

The topic of financial inclusion is a theme at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s International Women’s Day Forum.  Several hundred corporate, non-profit and CSR professionals are attending the event.

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