News Briefs


AUGUST 28, 2020

Mastercard Supports Relief Efforts Across the U.S. for California Wildfires and Hurricane Laura

Mastercard announced today it will make a donation of US$200,000 to the American Red Cross and also partner with the organization, among others, to help deliver financial assistance to people in need.


august 20, 2020

What You See is What You Get – Currency Conversion Made Simple

On August 11th, Mastercard took steps to create greater transparency and certainty around currency exchange for both consumers and the banks that issue our cards with the launch of FX Rate Lock.


june 20, 2020 

We stand with the LGBTQIA+ community and are committed to drive change

We support the LGBTQIA+ community and are committed to equal treatment, equal opportunities and equal rights.


june 15, 2020

In Support of Today’s Supreme Court Decision on LGBTQ+ Worker Protections

We applaud the Supreme Court’s decision that protects employees against discrimination based on sexual orientation and extend our gratitude to those who fought hard for justice. 


june 8, 2020

Addressing Gun Violence

We are deeply saddened by the tragic gun violence that shatters lives and deepens division. We call on Congress, the Administration, state and local elected officials to enact urgently needed and meaningful policies to address the gun violence crisis that has persisted for far too long.


may 6, 2020 

From ‘Social Rounding’ to Smart Cars, 12 New Startups Join Mastercard Start Path

The award-winning startup engagement program builds powerful connections and scales innovation


April 23, 2020

Planning for an Inclusive Recovery in the U.S.

Four ways we can make sure the COVID-19 recovery is an inclusive one.


april 20, 2020

Human Rights Statement

As a technology company in the payments industry, we see it as our responsibility to connect individuals, businesses and organizations around the world to create greater opportunities for all. This includes seeking to address violations of human rights within the spheres of our work and harnessing the power of our network to promote human rights where we can around the world.



December 16, 2019

Mastercard SpendingPulse: ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Shopping


December 9, 2019

With Taxi Tuesdays™ and Fareback Fridays™, Mastercard Makes Commuting Easy This Holiday Season in New York City


December 4, 2019

Mastercard Start Path Welcomes Seven Fintechs to Help Build the Future of Commerce


November 12, 2019

Mastercard at Smart City Expo World Congress: Experience the Power of City Possible


November 6, 2019

Mastercard Works with Ant Financial and Tencent to Enable New Payments Choices Across China for International Visitors


November 4, 2019

Mastercard SpendingPulse: Holiday Sales Expected to Grow 3.1% This Year


October 17, 2019

Mastercard Recognized as Top Growing Brand by Interbrand #BGB2019


October 16, 2019

Mastercard’s Principles for Blockchain Partnerships


October 15, 2019

Loyalty is Digital: 53% of Executives believe Omnichannel Access is Key in the Next 5 Years


October 2, 2019

Improving the Scale Journey for Startups


September 23, 2019

Mastercard Celebrates and Inspires Women Small Business Owners at Create & Cultivate San Francisco


September 4, 2019

Mastercard Supports Bahamas Relief Efforts for Hurricane Dorian


August 28, 2019

Mastercard Shines Light on League of Legends Community with Gamer Content Series


June 27, 2019

Mastercard Start Path Seeds Innovation between Startups and Corporates


June 17, 2019

It’s Time to Enable People to Use Their True Name on Cards


June 6, 2019

Cannes Lions: Mastercard’s Multisensory Brand Immersion with Special Guest Lang Lang


June 3, 2019

Mastercard Receives Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Privacy Certification


May 21, 2019

Commutes are Set to Become Easier and Faster for Portland-Vancouver Region Transit Riders


May 8, 2019

Mastercard at Smart Cities New York: Urban collaboration for more inclusive cities


March 14, 2019

Seven Newest Start Path Startups Ready to Reshape Future of Commerce with Mastercard


March 4, 2019

Sharing Our Passion, Action and Impact in Austin


February 21, 2019

Mastercard at #MWC19: Trusted Life Connections


February 8, 2019

Mastercard SpendingPulse: Love for Experiences Is in the Air this Valentine’s Day