Mastercard Advances Social and Environmental Commitments, Outlining Progress in Annual Sustainability and DEI Reports

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With a goal to bring 1 billion people into the digital economy by 2025, the company reached more than 675 million individuals by the end of 2021, adding 25 million micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) since 2020

Mastercard Celebrates Pride Month With Your True Self Is Priceless Campaign

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Your True Self is Priceless campaign, sponsorship of historic New York City Pride, social media activation and two immersive metaverse experiences create opportunities for education and celebration.

NEW YORK, June 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - This Pride month, Mastercard® is proud to continue its longstanding support of the LGBTQIA+ community through Your True Self is Priceless, a campaign designed to celebrate the power that comes from embracing and living as your authentic self.

How Mastercard Is Supporting Ukrainians to Stabilize Their Lives in Poland

By Payal Dalal, Senior Vice President of Social Impact, International Markets at the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth & Bartosz Ciolkowski, Country Manager Poland, Czech Republic & Slovakia at Mastercard

According to the UN, 5.5 million people – mostly women and children, due to the military commitments of men between 18 and 60 – have been forced to evacuate their country, leaving families and loved ones behind.

The Atlantic, Artist Glenn Kaino, and Superblue Announce A Forest for the Trees, an Immersive Show Opening May 13 in Los Angeles

A Forest for the Trees, sponsored by Mastercard®, takes visitors on a magical journey through a forest, hidden inside a 28,000-square-foot space in downtown Los Angeles

The Atlantic, artist Glenn Kaino, and Superblue announce today the debut of A Forest for the Trees, an ambitious immersive show created and directed by visionary artist Glenn Kaino that is designed to inspire audiences to reimagine their relationship with the natural world.

Mastercard Expands the Priceless Planet Coalition's Forest Restoration Effort


With 15 new projects across six continents, progress is accelerating toward goal of 100 million trees, as consumer support for environmental causes grows

Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth Grants $4.6M to's Capacity Accelerator Network to Further Diversity and Inclusion in the Field of Data Science

Award to support the Capacity Accelerator Network’s goal of training 1 million purpose-driven data professionals with priority focus on women and minorities to strengthen the human, organizational, and sectoral capacity to use data to drive impact.

NEW YORK, April 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - announces $4.6M in funding delivered by the Mastercard Impact Fund for’s Capacity Accelerator Network (CAN), signifying a strong commitment toward building greater data capacity for the social sector. This announcement bolsters CAN’s key ambition to train 1 million purpose-driven data professionals in the next decade and to further diversity and inclusion of underrepresented communities, especially women and ethnic minorities, in the data science field.

Unleashing the Power of Women Entrepreneurs: Meet Marlita

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Marlita Tenorio Gonzales runs a sportswear business in the Peruvian capital of Lima.

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed her business to the brink, but she was able to pivot and rebound, with support from CARE’s Ignite program—a partnership with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth.

Give Her Credit: Expanding Women's Access to Finance

Cross-sector partnerships and digital products are empowering women-led businesses to help advance an equitable economic recovery.

By Payal Dalal, Luz Gomez & Avni Patel

In December 2019, Pham Phuong Thao set up a small shop selling flowers and ornamental plants in her home district in northern Vietnam. Four months later, the pandemic hit, devastating her fledgling storefront business.

Despite the challenges, Thao was able to secure one of the things that hold many women back — affordable financing. “As we are a young family, we have no collateral, and it was very difficult to mobilize cash flow,” says Thao. “It is extremely difficult to access loans from commercial banks.”


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