We’re committed to addressing the issues impacting women, people of color, people of determination and everyone from diverse communities because everyone deserves an equal chance at economic prosperity
Creating possibilities for everyone, everywhere
Every day, we’re finding new ways to include more individuals, communities and small businesses in the global economy.
$200 million committed towards Equitable Access
Visa Foundation pledged $200 million over five years to its Equitable Access Initiative supporting gender diverse and inclusive small and microbusinesses around the world. As part of the initiative, the Foundation will provide $60 million in grants and $140 million in impact investments with a gender and diversity lens.
A more inclusive world starts with innovation
Innovation is everywhere
From innovation centres worldwide to accelerators for start-ups in the payments space, we’re including more people in the global economy through technology.
Visa’s ‘2021 Small Business Recovery’ study surveyed small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the UAE, KSA, Egypt and Pakistan to understand how they have responded to COVID-19 and the role digital payments are playing in their business recovery.
2021 and beyond
We’re building an environment where diverse backgrounds and perspectives are celebrated and drive success within our company.
What we’re doing right now
Creating new programmes to support under-represented talent
Enhancing the talent experience for underrepresented groups
Expanding inclusion and allyship training
Investing $10M² in the Visa Black Scholars and Jobs programme