Tagged: carbon

Carbon, Visa to Deliver Payment Solutions to Africa

African Fintech platform Carbon today announced a five-year partnership with Visa which will see physical and digital credit cards offered to its customers. Visa will provide funding across the term for implementation and marketing support. In 2020 Carbon pivoted from digital lending to digital banking… Read More

P2P Bitcoin Exchange Paxful to Enforce Mandatory ID Verification in Most Asian Countries, Partners with Digital Bank

Peer to peer (P2P) Bitcoin exchange Paxful has confirmed that ID verification will soon become mandatory for many different countries beginning this month (December 2020). Paxful claims it’s one of the few crypto-asset marketplaces that strictly enforce KYC (Know Your Customer) verification checks and procedures…. Read More

Stripe Unveils Large-Scale Carbon Removal Purchase Tool

Payments platform Stripe recently announced the launch of its latest product that allows any online business to contribute funds to technologies that remove CO2 directly from the atmosphere. Stripe reported that its users may help counteract climate change by directing a fraction of their revenue… Read More

Ripple Pledges to Achieve Carbon Net-Zero By 2030

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Wednesday it is committing to be carbon net-zero by 2030. Ripple claims it is the first company in the blockchain industry to do so and as part of achieving this goal, the company has… Read More

Stablecoins: Holy Grail or Impossible Trinity?

Are stablecoins the future of cryptoassets? In the quest to develop a digital token with the decentralization aspects of bitcoin and none of the associated volatility has sparked interest from many. From talented tech teams, economists and VCs it seems stablecoin projects have the potential… Read More

TD Bank Releases Progress Report; Secures $22 Billion in First Year

TD Bank announced on Friday it has released a progress report on advancing towards a transition to a low-carbon economy in North America. The banking group also reported it secured CAD$22 billion during its first year. In December 2017, TD set a target of a total of CAD$100 billion in… Read More

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