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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Mastercard

The magic of diversity is that it allows us to be better and do better. We know people thrive when they feel they belong, when they feel that their ideas are valued, and when they know they’re treated fairly, always. Fostering equity and fairness is embedded in our DNA through the Mastercard Way – which promotes inclusion, and being a force for good, to unlock potential for ourselves, our communities and our business.

  

Ensuring that our entire workforce is well represented

We seek a constant understanding of how we can best increase diverse representation of people at all levels of the company. Our numbers show us where we stand and where we may need to take action. By continually putting into motion programs and support systems to accomplish this, we maintain a workplace built on decency and inclusion where everyone can thrive.

We invite you to explore our Sustainability Report for additional information on our organization and the work we’re doing to continue cultivating a dynamic, engaged and balanced workplace globally.

All data is as of December 31, 2020, unless otherwise stated. Senior Management is defined as SVP and above.

All data is as of December 31, 2020, unless otherwise stated. Senior Management is defined as SVP and above.

All data is as of December 31, 2020, unless otherwise stated.

All data is as of December 31, 2020, unless otherwise stated.

Equality is one of the foundational cores of our commitment to building an inclusive, high-performing culture at the company, so we remain dedicated to practices designed to ensure there is equal pay for equal work.

To support our commitment, we have established a framework for examining pay practices annually with the support of third-party analysis. All roles in our organization are reviewed and benchmarked to the external market, and we assess compensation decisions for potential pay disparities by gender, among other categories. If disparities are found and not explained in an acceptable manner, appropriate responsive action is taken. Furthermore, we offer employees multiple channels to raise pay disparity concerns, such as our Ethics Helpline, our Employee Relations team or the Law Department.

Following the conclusion of the 2020 assessment and validation process, globally, women at our company earn $1.00 to every $1.00 earned by men. We also found that U.S. employees who identify as racial and ethnic minorities earned $1.00 for every $1.00 earned by white employees. 2020 pay equity analysis results are based on action taken for the available employee population as of September 2020. Compensation data includes base, bonus and long-term incentives.

Additionally, as of September 2020, the median pay for women employees globally is 92.4% of the median for men employees. In the U.S., the median pay for employees who are people of color is 92.4% of the median for white employees.

*as of September 2020.