Environmental Responsibility


    MasterCard recognizes the importance of a healthy environment, in sustaining and advancing global commerce and enriching the lives of communities and people worldwide. We recognize our responsibility to address our environmental impact and that of the services we provide for our customers. It is not only the right thing to do, but is aligned with our strategy of delivering long-term value to all our stakeholders. We are committed to reducing our company's overall environmental footprint with a focus on four key areas:

    • Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    • Paper
    • Plastic
    • Green Products and Services

    MasterCard expects suppliers to operate in an environmentally responsible and efficient manner and strive to minimize adverse impacts to the environment. Suppliers are expected to conserve natural resources, to avoid the use of hazardous materials and to promote activities that include the principles of reuse and recycle.