Sibley, a marketing executive, saw the need to protect her mother’s everyday money and preserve her independence. So, she created Sibstar
To mark the UN’s Micro-, Small- and Medium- Sized Enterprises Day, Mastercard survey of UK small businesses reveals inflation and rising energy prices are the current biggest challenges
The levelling up agenda has never been more important than it is today
Nearly half of transgender or nonbinary people in Canada feel anxiety, embarrassment and frustration when showing an ID that doesn’t reflect their identity
The company’s first-ever music album is a natural extension, building awareness of the melody and its association with Mastercard
The impact of Covid-19 on this transformation has been well-documented, yet our data shows that it is here to stay
By Mark Barnett, President, Mastercard Europe and Dimitrios Dosis, President, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa at Mastercard
We need to rethink how bills are paid and customer communications are managed.
Digitization and data insights can help small businesses and tourism agencies make the most of the momentum, says Mastercard Europe President Mark Barnett.
For Europe, these are positive steps towards its ambition for the year: to consolidate itself as a global technology leader.
Dodo is a U.K.-based startup that uses open banking to help small businesses easily measure their carbon footprint and reach net-zero goals.
Germany’s bitsCrunch and Denmark’s SPENN are joining Mastercard’s Start Path Crypto program to accelerate their growth.
Kathy Caton started making gin a decade ago as a side hustle. Now Brighton Gin is her main gig.
At Mastercard, we are proud to be able to back up our commitments with both action and results, from setting science-based targets to focus our efforts against climate change to committing to reach net zero emissions.
Charity starts at home: It's an ethos that we share and practise here at Mastercard as we aim to transform lives and inspire those around us by driving sustainable change on a local level.
Mastercard Economics Institute’s “Economy 2022” is a global outlook based on critical trends as seen through the lens of the consumer. It assesses how five fundamental factors — savings and spending, supply chains, digital acceleration, global travel, and a growing list of economic risks — will continue to shape the global economy.
Momentum is building for payment cards made from more sustainable materials, including recycled ocean plastic and bioplastic.
A Paris-based perfumer channeled her memories and a brand’s ‘priceless’ values for a set of signature fragrances.
Though a license with the Israeli government, Mastercard has opened a new innovation lab to help fintechs to strengthen the cyber ecosystem.
Starting July 1, 2023, banks and other card issuers will begin replacing expired or lost Maestro cards - for instance with a Debit Mastercard
With roots in Europe and the UK, open banking is now a global phenomenon taking form in different ways but with the same goal — more innovative financial services.
Data is the fuel for more climate-conscious digital products and can provide insights into supply chain sustainability, says Malin Berge, who is helping build Mastercard's new Sustainability Lab in Sweden.
A children's bookstore owner in Palma, Spain, found a magic formula in navigating the last year: embracing digital commerce but doubing down on the human touch.
As world economies start to emerge from the pandemic, data protection, nationalist trade tensions and climate change threaten progress, Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach says at the Wirtschaftstag (Business Day) 2021 conference in Berlin.
As the pandemic continues in one of the world's tourist hot spots, how are restaurants, hotels and museums preparing for the future?
COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation, and the rich data insights it enables can accelerate the recovery and creation of an inclusive global tourism economy. A trip to Tbilisi shows how.
A light installation by the poet and mental health campaigner Hussain Manawer in two U.K. cities aims to start a conversation about bringing more people into the digital economy.
The Priceless Planet Coalition is restoring 100 million trees over the next five years to combat climate change and reduce carbon in the atmosphere through forest restoration.
The founders of Doconomy, whose DO Mastercard lets consumers calculate their carbon emissions and compensate for them, believe transparency and responsibility go hand in hand.
From cryptology to big data to digital convergence and more, young women gain needed skills and confidence for critical careers through G4T.
Data centers can have a huge carbon footprint. When P27 Nordic Payment Group and Mastercard launches the world's first real-time, cross-border bank payment system in 2021, it will use zero-emission data processing centers.