Doing well by doing good

Sustainability at Mastercard

Mastercard contributes to a sustainable future in everything we do, every day. Our global efforts involve advancing corporate sustainability programs, conducting business in an open and transparent way and promoting environmental stewardship in our business and beyond.

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Environmental

We view environmental stewardship as a responsibility to manage our footprint and an opportunity to contribute solutions beyond our business to some of the world’s biggest challenges.

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Social

As part of our commitment to being a force for good in the world, we advance social sustainability in every aspect of our workforce, partnerships, services and products.

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Governance

Ethical and responsible operations are embedded in our core values and daily work. Our independent board structure and robust risk management guide us in maintaining the highest business standards.

The Network Effect

Businesses are part of the global ecosystem. And ecosystems, by definition, require balance and diversity. They also require a point of view larger than oneself and longer than the immediate future. They require an understanding that we are stronger as a connected whole than as isolated actors.

– Ajay Banga, president and CEO, Mastercard

Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

Aligning our business to deliver on innovations that spur economic growth and productivity.

Find out how we are empowering people

Governance and sustainability

Maintaining sound governance standards and committed to transparency.

Visit investor relations to learn more

Connecting cities and citizens

Exploring the role that cities play as centers of commerce and human interaction.

Find out why global cities are important

2017 Mastercard Sustainability Report

Click to download a pdf of the last year's report