Tred announces Mastercard green debit card to help track and offset customers’ carbon footprint

Tred are launching a Mastercard green debit card in the UK, enabled by global payments platform Nium’s card issuing service. Our mission is to make your money work for both you and the planet, because it’s through your money that you can make an impact on climate change. Our first focus is to make everyday spending more sustainable through our debit card and accompanying app. The Tred green debit card, made from recycled plastic, will be the UK’s first green debit card that gives you the all-in-one ability to track,…

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HDFC Bank, Mastercard, USAID and DFC Launch $100 Million Credit Facility for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in India

HDFC Bank, Mastercard, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a $100 million credit facility to promote and encourage small businesses in India to digitize, while also helping Indian businesses, particularly those that are women-owned, to recover from the economic impacts of the pandemic. COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on small businesses, forcing many to close prematurely. Additionally, the accelerated shift to digital payments engendered by the pandemic means that small businesses must adapt to changing market dynamics and consumer preferences to…

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OpenTable joins forces with Mastercard and FareShare to give back this festive season

The world’s largest restaurant reservations platform OpenTable, has partnered with Mastercard to launch #DineLocal this November. The campaign connects diners to some of the best local restaurants throughout the UK – from Edinburgh to London. This year’s theme is all about giving back. So, for each diner included within a reservation through OpenTable at one of the selected 150 selected Dine Local, made by 14th November, Mastercard will give £5 to FareShare, which will help fund the equivalent of up to 20 meals to tackle food poverty in the UK.…

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Mastercard Launches Global Sustainability Innovation Lab

Mastercard has announced the launch of its new Sustainability Innovation Lab, which will spearhead the further development of the company’s portfolio of environmentally conscious digital products and solutions. The Lab will focus on ways to empower businesses and consumers to transform how they produce, distribute and purchase products and services, ensuring both people and the planet can thrive as the global economy rapidly digitizes.  In support of the EU Green Deal, Mastercard selected Stockholm, Sweden as the home of the global Lab – a location that has long been at…

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Mastercard Marks Year of Collective Action in Annual Sustainability Report

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 for everyone, everywhere. “This unprecedented year reinforced how important it is for us to help those in need today and continue to build a more inclusive and sustainable world,” said Michael Miebach, chief executive officer, Mastercard. “For us, sustainability means ensuring everyone has the same opportunities…

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