Corporate Governance

Visa Inc. is committed to maintaining the highest standards of professional and personal conduct and to acting with openness and transparency with regard to its business, leadership, and corporate governance practices. These principles are critical to earning and retaining the trust of our financial institution clients, merchants, and cardholders. They are vital also to securing the respect and trust of other key stakeholders and interested parties, including employees, investors, suppliers, government officials, and the public.

Visa has established a comprehensive corporate governance framework, including Corporate Governance Guidelines and a Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, and is guided by a board comprised of a majority of independent directors. To learn more about our governance structure and practices, please select the links on this page.

Environmental, Social and Governance

Beyond its responsibilities to its principal stakeholders, Visa recognizes its constructive role in the broader global community. As the use of electronic payments expands, Visa is committed to developing products and services for underserved segments in society, and to working to ensure that consumers in all markets know how to use Visa products responsibly. To learn more about our responsible business practices, including information related to the company's political contributions, please click here to be directed to Visa's ESG resource site.