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Digital Planet 2017: How Competitiveness and Trust in Digital Economies Vary Across the World

July 15, 2017

The Fletcher School at Tufts University, in partnership with Mastercard, presents the 2017 edition of the Digital Evolution Index (DEI 17).

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Building Inclusive Digital Payments Ecosystems: G20 Guidance Note for Governments

July 11, 2017

A report by the Better Than Cash Alliance for the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Responsible Digital Payments Guidelines

By Communications Team, June 1, 2017

Below are the questions we often get asked about our Responsible Digital Payments Guidelines:

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G20 High Level Principles for Digital Financial Inclusion

September 8, 2016

G20 High-Level Principles for Digital Financial Inclusion

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Responsible Digital Payments Guidelines

July 15, 2016

The Better Than Cash Alliance 'Responsible Digital Payments Guidelines' identify eight good practices for engaging with clients who are sending or receiving digital payments and who have previously been financially excluded or underserved.

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The risks of financial exclusion highlighted by G20 GPFI paper

July 5, 2016

A report by G20’s Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI)

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In the hands of women: A reflection on the gender gap in financial inclusion

By Beth Porter, March 8, 2016

Did you ever wonder why there is not an International Men’s Day? There actually is such a day, by the way—it’s on November 19th, but there aren’t too many people marking it with a night off from cooking or cleaning or childcare for the guys!

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Digital Financial Services Can Help Bring Millions of Women Into the Workforce

By Ruth Goodwin-Groen, November 24, 2015

by Leora Klapper and Ruth Goodwin-Groen

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Innovative Digital Payment Mechanisms Supporting Financial Inclusion Stocktaking Report

November 16, 2015

A report by the World Bank Group’s Payment System Development Group, the Better Than Cash Alliance, and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion for the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion

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Digital Financial Solutions to Advance Women’s Economic Participation

November 16, 2015

How governments, private sector and development organizations can bring more women into the global economy through digital financial services

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An Inclusive Approach to Digital Payments Ecosystems: Accelerating the Transition from Cash Requires an Ecosystem Approach

November 5, 2015

The purpose of this working paper is to set out the key components and stakeholders in a digital payments ecosystem (DPE); to show how inclusive DPEs are vital in the transition from cash to digital payments; and to describe the key conditions for successfully building an inclusive DPE.

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Heads of State & Governments Event on Digitizing Payments & Inclusive Finance at UN Summit

By Communications Team, September 22, 2015

Governments Leading the Way: Digitizing Payments and Advancing Inclusive Finance to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, Saturday 26 September, 1:00pm - 2:30pm EST, United Nations Headquarters

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Leading global experts priotize key measures to optimize digital finance for world's poorest people

September 9, 2015

ANTALYA, Turkey - How are phones and cards changing the ways the global poor access and manage their money, and what should governments and financial institutions do to ensure innovative products and services meet the need of low-income customers? These and related topics were the subject of intense discussion and debate by leading global experts at a G20-backed event this week in Antalya, Turkey, one of the countries being transformed by digital innovation.

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The Opportunities of Digitizing Payments

May 18, 2015

The Opportunities of Digitizing Payments

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Digital payments can empower women

By Communications Team, March 11, 2015

Re-posted from the “Beyond the Transaction” Mastercard blog

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Digitization of payments in Mexico saves billions

By Communications Team, February 24, 2015

The Mexican government is saving an estimated US$ 1.27 billion per year, or 3.3 percent of its total expenditure, on wages, pensions and social transfers. How? By digitizing and centralizing its payments.

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The International Fund for Agricultural Development joins Better Than Cash Alliance to bring financial inclusion to rural communities

By Michael Hamp, December 18, 2014

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is pleased to accept an invitation to join the Better than Cash Alliance (BTCA) in our shared commitment to bringing financial access to rural communities through digital payments.

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In China, UN Special Advocate Queen Máxima Sees Great Potential for Digital Financial Inclusion

By Communications Team, November 30, 2014

At the invitation of the government of China, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands visited the country from 24 to 28 November in her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA).

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Digitization Helps Small Merchants Keep Jobs and Profits in Mexico

By Alicia Rendon Contro, October 29, 2014

Guest post by Alicia Rendon Contro, Grupo Bimbo

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Forum Highlights Global Standards For Responsible Digital Finance

September 4, 2014

Forum Highlights Global Standards For Responsible Digital Finance

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BTCA Becomes an Implementing Partner of the G20′s Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion

By Communications Team, May 3, 2014

A Q&A with Dr. Ruth Goodwin-Groen on the Better Than Cash Alliance’s Important New Role

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Better Than Cash Alliance Names Ruth Goodwin-Groen as Managing Director

By Communications Team, November 27, 2012

Alliance Accelerates Work to Transition from Cash to Electronic Payments Worldwide

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Ruth Goodwin-Groen Named as Managing Director

September 27, 2012

Alliance Accelerates Work to Transition from Cash to Electronic Payments Worldwide