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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.

    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...
    Mastercard Delivering on "Doing Well by Doing Good" Image

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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 ...
    Mastercard Joins Coalition to Support Displaced Workers Image

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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...

    Saving Main Street in the Wake of COVID-19 Image

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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...

    A Dignified Approach to Digital Credit Image

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    04-07-20

    A Dignified Approach to Digital Credit

    Whether you’re in Boise, Idaho or Mombasa, Kenya, digital and mobile technologies have made it easier for the traditionally excluded to access financial services, including credit services. With access to untapped data streams, new ways to directly connect with consumers and lower costs, mo...

    COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator Awards $20 Million in Initial Grants to Fund Clinical Trials Image

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    04-01-20

    COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator Awards $20 Million in Initial Grants to Fund Clinical Trials

    The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

    The partners in the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator have announced grants of $20 million to three institutions—the University of Washington, University of Oxford, and La Jolla Institute for Im...

    25 Badass Women Shaking Up the Climate Movement in 2020 Image

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    03-12-20

    25 Badass Women Shaking Up the Climate Movement in 2020

    Excerpt from GreenBiz.com

    Kristina Kloberdanz, Senior Vice President, Corporate Sustainability Officer, Mastercard

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    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome and Mastercard Launch Initiative to Speed Development and Access to Therapies for COVID-19 Image

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    03-11-20

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome and Mastercard Launch Initiative to Speed Development and Access to Therapies for COVID-19

    The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome and Mastercard today committed up to $125 million in seed funding to speed-up the response to the COVID-19 epidemic by identifying, assessing, ...

    How to Advance Women's Financial Inclusion With Partnerships Image

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    03-10-20

    How to Advance Women's Financial Inclusion With Partnerships

    The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

    For International Women’s Day, we asked five financial inclusion leaders how cross-sector partnerships are helping them bring more women into the financial system.

    Scale models tha...

    How the Private Sector Can Do Well by Doing Good Image

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    03-05-20

    How the Private Sector Can Do Well by Doing Good

    The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

    We live in a time of unprecedented growth and global prosperity. A middle class is emer...

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