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Mastercard Marks Year Of Collective Action In Annual Sustainability Report

Outlines progress towards an inclusive, sustainable future for people and the planet Mastercard released its 2020 Corporate Sustainability report, highlighting how the company has responded to the challenges of the last year through innovation and trusted partnerships and is delivering on its mission to build a more inclusive, sustainable world with a digital economy that works …

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Mastercard Economics Institute: Rebound In Ground Travel For Some Markets In Middle East & Africa; International Travel Lags Behind

Global gas spending is up 13%* over 2019 peak, with increases also observed in Egypt and Nigeria, indicating rebound in ground travel As people prepare to reemerge, sales have increased at barber and beauty shops, bike stores, and toupee and wigs shops, among other categories After flights were largely grounded and travelers stayed home in 2020, …

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74% Of SMEs In Sub-Saharan Africa Optimistic About Future Growth: Mastercard MEA SME Confidence Index

74% of SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa are optimistic about the next 12 months Research identified key areas with the greatest potential for growth with almost 1 in 2 SMEs projecting an increase in revenues in the next 12 months After facing unprecedented changes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) …

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61% Of SMEs In Kenya Optimistic About Recovery: Mastercard MEA SME Confidence Index

61% of SMEs in Kenya are seeing positive signs of recovery, and 62% of SMEs in Africa are optimistic about the next 12 months in SME Confidence Index SMEs in Kenya are proactively planning for a future fueled by growth potential of easier access to capital, better data, accepting digital payments and digitizing business operations …

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Mastercard Empowers Consumers To Choose A Sustainable Future With Eco-Friendly Cards

New Certification and Recycling Programs to Inform Consumer Choice According to a recent Mastercard study, 58% of consumers are more mindful of their impact on the environment, with 85% willing to take personal action this year.   Today, Mastercard makes this promise easier to realize with a new badge to identify cards made more sustainably from recyclable, recycled, …

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Mastercard Unveils New Carbon Calculator Tool For Banks In Kenya And The Region

New Mastercard feature enables banks to equip people with carbon footprint data and insights about environmental impact Recent research by Mastercard revealed 92% of adults in Kenya are willing to take personal action to combat environmental and sustainability issues Amidst the growing trend toward eco-conscious spending and consumption among people who want to pursue more sustainable …

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Mastercard Appoints Victor Ndlovu As Director, Country Business Development Lead, East Africa

Mastercard has announced the appointment of Victor Ndlovu as Director, Country Business Development Lead, East Africa. Victor is a seasoned business leader with close to three decades of solid experience in the fintech, banking and payments industry. He joins Mastercard from Ukheshe, based in South Africa, where he spearheaded the Fintech’s presence in Africa with deals …

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Mastercard Partners With Billetera To Offer Cutting-Edge Digital Payment Solutions In Democratic Republic Of Congo

Millions of unbanked and financially excluded residents in DRC to gain access to formal financial and digital services Mastercard’s technology to enable development of diverse digital payment solutions Partnership is aligned with DRC’s National Digital Plan (NDP) Mastercard has partnered with Billetera – a leading digital payments technology company headquartered in Kenya – to provide millions of …

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Mastercard New Payments Index: Consumer Appetite For Digital Payments Takes Off In Kenya

·       99% of consumers in Kenya are considering emerging payments such as biometrics, digital currencies and QR code, in addition to Contactless, according to the Mastercard New Payments Index ·       96% of Kenyan consumers have access to more ways to pay compared to this time last year  ·       81% of consumers in Kenya say digital payments methods help them …

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Zemen Bank And Mastercard Partner To Launch Ethiopia’s First Contactless Platinum Mastercard Prepaid Travel Card

Country’s first prepaid and contactless travel card will enable Ethiopians to travel with USD or EUR currencies Zemen Bank has announced a partnership with Mastercard that will see the introduction of the first ever Mastercard branded prepaid contactless travel card in Ethiopia.  Zemen Mastercard prepaid travel cards will enable cardholders to use cards with either of the two …

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