Tagged: co2 emissions

NatWest Group to Acquire Majority Shareholding in Cushon, a Savings App

Cushon’s primary products are its workplace ISA and master trust pension – which offers an investment strategy “designed to drive down the financed CO2 emissions of customers’ investments.” It also offers Junior and Lifetime ISAs, as well as “a general investment account.” The intended acquisition… Read More

Credit Card Purchases: Canada’s Vancity to Offer a Way to Estimate CO2 Emissions that Come from Transactions

Vancity took another step recently in its commitment to climate action. It is reportedly one of the first financial institutions in Canada “to offer its members a way to estimate the CO2 emissions that come from their purchases.” Every Vancity Visa credit cardholder “can track… Read More

Sustainability: New feature from Banco Santander Allows Clients to Measure Carbon Footprint

Santander (NYSE: SAN) claims to be the only company in Spain that “enables customers to purchase carbon credits on the ClimateTrade platform and Mastercard donation platform to offset their CO2 emissions.” 74% of its customers think sustainability “is of global importance, and 67% are calling… Read More

London Stock Exchange Group and Japan Exchange Group to Implement New Climate Indices

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and the Japan Exchange Group (JPX) are expanding their partnership by implementing climate indices based on the TOPIX 500, which offers diversified exposure across Japan’s stock market. LSEG’s index division, FTSE Russell, JPX and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) are… Read More

Impact-led Fintech Cogo Secures $20M via Series A, Ahead of COP26 UN Climate Summit

Carbon footprint tracking firm Cogo has completed a $20 million Series A round, which has been announced just a few weeks ahead of the COP26 UN climate summit. The impact-led Fintech firm has reportedly entered strategic partnerships with major banking institutions, which came ahead of… Read More

European Paytech Nexi Makes Firm Commitment to Net-Zero Emissions by 2040

Nexi, the European Paytech firm, has reportedly obtained approval for its CO2 emissions reduction targets for Nexi in Italy by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) – the global network born from the collaboration between WRI, CDP, WWF and the United Nations Global Compact. In… Read More