Sustainability Principles


    MasterCard is committed to corporate citizenship and the pursuit of a sustainable future. We seek out mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers and partner with companies committed to acting fairly and with integrity towards their stakeholders, observing the applicable rules of law, supporting and respecting human rights, respecting the environment, and actively pursuing supplier diversity.

    The MasterCard Supplier Sustainability Initiative is built on MasterCard standards of business and the Supplier Code of Conduct which reflect the ISM Principles of Sustainability and Social Responsibility.

    Sustainability Principles

    • Ethical Conduct
    • Financial Responsibility
    • Inclusive Supply Chain
    • Environment
    • Health and Safety
    • Human Rights / Labor and Employment Laws
    • Community / Philanthropy

    Supplier Code of Conduct

    The MasterCard Supplier Code of Conduct documents the principles, guidelines and expectations for establishing and maintaining a business relationship with MasterCard. MasterCard is committed to partnering with suppliers that share the company's dedication to conducting business in a legal, ethical, and socially responsible manner. Suppliers are also responsible for ensuring that any subcontractors providing goods and services to MasterCard maintain those same standards of business.

    To learn more, download our Supplier Code of Conduct.