• Mastercard and Unilever CEOs: How We Can Help Microbusinesses Grow

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    There are somewhere between 365 and 445 million micro, small, and medium enterprises in emerging economies. They are the backbones of their local economies and a key driver of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals-promoting inclusive growth, decent work for all, and innovation.
    Yet too many small business owners remain disconnected from the vital networks and resources they need to thrive in today's economy.
    When we speak to small shop owners, we hear that access to affordable credit is their biggest barrier to growth. As of 2017, 70% of women-owned small- and medium-sized...
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