Economic Responsibility

    At MasterCard we aspire to the highest standards of business operations. We expect our suppliers to conduct their business in a responsible and ethical manner and to exercise reasonable care and diligence to prevent any actions or conditions that could result in a conflict of interest. In order to comply, Suppliers must have high standards for corporate governance, carry out their business honestly and ethically, and operate in full compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

    It is the responsibility and obligation of the supplier to comply with applicable standards and requirements for all communities, locations, and markets in which the supplier conducts business. Corruption, extortion, and embezzlement, in any form, are strictly prohibited. Additionally, suppliers must use sound financial practices and ensure transparency in financial dealings by implementing and maintaining adequate internal controls.