Tagged: eco-friendly

Carbon Tracking App Introduced by Cumberland Building Society

From this month onwards, clients of The Cumberland will find it a lot easier to monitor their carbon spend with a tool used to measure and reduce their carbon footprints. The building society’s 70,000 current account customers are now being encouraged to download the Cogo… Read More

Over 66% of Consumers Want their Financial Institution to Become More Sustainable: Report

The “Is the grass greener on the sustainable side?” report surveyed more than 6,000 consumers on their attitudes “to green finance globally.” As noted in an update from Mambu, the report reveals that, while the majority are in favor of greener financial options, consumers “have… Read More

Sustainability: Impact of Investments Now Visible in ABN AMRO Internet Banking and App

ABN AMRO’s (AMS: ABN) investment clients are now able to see what impact they have made with their investments. The impact was already stated in the quarterly updates clients received, “but is now also visible in internet banking and via app.” As noted in a… Read More

European Marketplace Lender October Shares Steps Toward More Sustainable Activity

A few months ago, October co-founder and Chairman Olivier Goy went on a trip in Antarctica “to shoot a part of the documentary ‘La vie est belle’ (Life is beautiful).” A quick question for you: “what do you think was the highest temperature level ever… Read More

BNY Mellon Supports Reduction in Paper Checks as Sustainability Goals Become More Critical

BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK), which claims to be one of the largest check processors in the United States, is leading efforts “to reduce check-based payments as sustainability goals and environmental concerns take root across the globe.” To support U.S. clients’ transition from paper to electronic… Read More

Net Zero: Telos Blockchain Claims it has Neutralized its Past and Present Carbon Footprint

Telos Blockchain (TLOS) is pleased to announce to the “billion-plus” global citizens that celebrate and embrace Earth Day that they now have a carbon-neutral smart contract option. Telos with the consulting aid of Plannet Zero, part of RedShaw Advisors Ltd, a carbon risk management and… Read More

ESG Data Intelligence Company, Deepki, Secures €150M to Support Global Expansion, Help Real Estate Sector Address Climate Change

Deepki, which claims to be the only company in the world “offering a fully populated ESG data intelligence platform for the real estate sector,” has announced that it secured €150 million in a Series C round. As mentioned in the update shared with Crowdfund Insider,… Read More

William Anderson: VP of Engineering at Voice Explains How Multichain Platforms Ensure Accessibility, Connectivity Across the NFT Ecosystem

We recently connected with William Anderson, VP of Engineering at Voice, who explained why multichain platforms ensure accessibility and connectivity across the NFT ecosystem. Voice, the NFT platform for creators (which had started off as somewhat of a blockchain or DLT-powered social media platform but… Read More

CommerzVentures Report: Climate related Fintech Funding 3x Greater than all Previous Years

CommerzVentures, a “return-driven,” non-strategic venture capital investor, has shared a detailed report on climate Fintech, which covers venture capital funding for Fintech companies. The report reveals that in this sector, net-zero economies reached a record high last year. Surveying several climate Fintechs across European and… Read More

Consulting Services Firm NRI to Offer Net-Zero Financed Emissions Commitment Service

NRI, a provider of consulting services and system solutions, began offering the service for net-zero financed emissions commitment. As mentioned in the announcement, the service combines solutions that “analyze financed emissions and consulting services that help financial institutions develop and achieve net-zero portfolios.” In order… Read More

Australia’s Westpac Introduces ESG Training Program for Institutional Staff Members

Elaine Chuah’s conversations with clients are reportedly changing. Increasingly, the first topic is no longer loan products or interest rates – it’s ESG (or environmental, social and governance) issues. “Our clients are initiating conversations on this topic,” says Chuah, a relationship manager with Westpac Institutional… Read More

Gratitude, a Firm Offsetting Carbon Emissions by Giving Cashback for In-game Purchases, Acquires £149,570 via Crowdcube

Gratitude, which aims to help offset carbon emissions by allowing users to “receive cashback from in-game purchases,” has raised 54% (£149,570) of its £275,000 target (at the time of writing) from 132 investors through a crowdfunding campaign carried out via Crowdcube with 22 days left… Read More

UK’s PensionBee Shares Latest Survey Results on Client Investment Preferences

UK’s online pension provider PensionBee notes that their clients take the lead on their product development. During the past few years, many clients have become “increasingly vocal about their desire to address some of the world’s biggest problems, such as climate change, through their investments,”… Read More

Tencent Is Exploring Big Data, AI, Blockchain to Offer Green Computing Solutions

Tencent Holdings Ltd., a major Chinese multinational technology conglomerate holding company founded in 1998, says it’s getting ready for a carbon-neutral future. Tencent, whose subsidiaries globally market Internet-related services and products, including in entertainment, Fintech, artificial intelligence, and other technology, confirmed that earlier this month,… Read More

VeChain Foundation Announces Proof of Authority 2.0 Upgrade (Phase 1) on VeChainThor Mainnet

The VeChain Foundation notes that after many months of hard work and dedicated effort, the arrival of Block #10653500 on the VeChainThor mainnet “officially marks the upgrade to PoA 2.0 phase 1 and the first steps towards the full-form of [their] protocol upgrade.” As they… Read More

Newly Launched Broadridge ESG Dashboard Supports Firms with Making Sense of ESG Ratings

A firm’s ESG ratings have become increasingly important to investors and shareholders and achieving an accurate understanding of those ratings has become quite complex and time-consuming. In order to assist firms with better understanding and monitoring their ESG ratings, Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR), an… Read More

BNY Mellon Is Providing ESG Data Analytics in Collateral Management

Market participants are currently able to apply their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles to the assets they’re willing to “accept as collateral,” utilizing ESG Data Analytics provided by BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK). As mentioned in the announcement: “In a milestone development for the collateral… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Starling to Offset its Carbon Emissions Yearly from 2021 and Aim for Net Zero Target

UK-based digital bank Starling recently confirmed that it has committed to “a one third reduction target in its carbon emissions by 2030 and to offset carbon emissions from its own operations and supply chain annually from 2021.” As noted by Starling Bank in a release:… Read More

UK based Digital Bank Monzo Shares Updates on their Work Towards Net Zero Carbon Emissions

The team at UK-based digital bank Monzo has shared how they are working towards net zero carbon emissions. As noted in a blog post by Monzo: “We are in a climate crisis. Everyone has a responsibility to act, and take decisions that will support a… 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

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