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MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth

The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth focuses on promoting equitable and sustainable economic growth and financial inclusion around the world. As an independent Mastercard subsidiary, it combines data, expertise and technology with philanthropic investments to empower a community of thinkers, leaders and innovators on the frontlines of inclusive growth. Follow us on Twitter @CNTR4growth and subscribe to receive our latest insights.

    How Women Entrepreneurs are Flipping the Switch in Africa Image

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    09-13-21

    How Women Entrepreneurs are Flipping the Switch in Africa

    Because power in Nigeria’s Enugu State is unpredictable and expensive, it can be dangerously dark at night. That’s starting to change thanks to the inexpensive and easy-to-use solar-powered lanterns through the nonprofit Solar Sister in Africa.
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    09-09-21

    Data Driven Insights to Build Connected Communities

    New data from the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth indicates residents on Chicago’s South and West sides are far from a 15-minute neighborhood. In fact, up to 86 percent of residents’ spending is done outside their neighborhood.
    Small and Midsize Companies Should Start a Meaningful ESG Program, Says Mastercard's EVP of Corporate Sustainability Image

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    08-23-21

    Small and Midsize Companies Should Start a Meaningful ESG Program, Says Mastercard's EVP of Corporate Sustainability

    As more law firms and corporate law departments embrace ESG factors, their use has become even more important to investors, consumers, and shareholders.
    2021 Global Inclusive Growth Summit: Rebuilding for All - Register October 14th, 2021 Image

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    08-16-21

    2021 Global Inclusive Growth Summit: Rebuilding for All - Register October 14th, 2021

    The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and the Aspen Institute proudly present the 2021 Global Inclusive Growth Summit.
    It's Time for a Rethink on Financial Inclusion - New Principles Show How Image

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    08-12-21

    It's Time for a Rethink on Financial Inclusion - New Principles Show How

    Where trade thrives, people thrive. From the agoras of ancient Greece to the bustling bazaars throughout the world today, trade has always been a vehicle for connections and commerce – and also for the exchange of cultures and ideas.
    Mastercard Commits $25 Million+ to Ensure Equitable Access to Vaccines Across the Globe, Partnering With Global Citizens VAX LIVE Campaign Image

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    05-14-21

    Mastercard Commits $25 Million+ to Ensure Equitable Access to Vaccines Across the Globe, Partnering With Global Citizens VAX LIVE Campaign

    COVID-19 has taken its toll in every region, every country and every community. The accessibility of vaccines and therapeutics are not ubiquitous across the globe, leaving vulnerable populations disadvantaged.
    Mastercard Pledges $500 Million to Help Close Racial Wealth and Opportunity Gap for Black Communities Across America Image

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    09-17-20

    Mastercard Pledges $500 Million to Help Close Racial Wealth and Opportunity Gap for Black Communities Across America

    In its sustained efforts to build a more inclusive global digital economy, Mastercard is investing $500 million in Black communities over the next five years. This commitment includes products, services, technology and financial support, as well as concentrated investments that will focus on providi...
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    08-27-20

    Mastercard Delivering on "Doing Well by Doing Good"

    Mastercard has released its 2019 Sustainability Report outlining its progress towards building a more inclusive and sustainable digital economy. The report charts impact and progress against four areas: Inclusive Growth; Our People and Culture; Environmental Stewardship; and Ethical and Responsible ...
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    04-23-20

    Mastercard Joins Coalition to Support Displaced Workers

    Mastercard today announced the expansion of its partnership with OnwardUS, a new coalition of governors, technology companies and funding partners working to assist workers who have been furloughed or laid off...

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    04-22-20

    Saving Main Street in the Wake of COVID-19

    Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

    As Americans are bracing for the health fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak, the nation’s Main Street businesses are fighting for their survival. Salon owners, event planners, shopkeepers and r...

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