Thumbprints can change the world

reduce-povertyIn the last twenty years, growth in emerging economies has brought hundreds of millions of people around the world out of poverty. Many of those people were given access to capital for the first time, and with it they could start new businesses and grow existing ones, improving their own livelihoods and those of others around them.

Financial inclusion accelerates development, reduces poverty and financial inequality, and, ultimately, enhances global security. It’s good for all of us, so it is also the responsibility of all of us to find ways to increase financial inclusion safely and transparently.