Tagged: environment

BBVA: All Cards Will Be Made Of Recycled Materials By 2023

  BBVA announced on Wednesday it will be offering recycled cards in all countries where it operates prior to the end of 2021. The banking group also revealed that by 2023, it will no longer issue other types of cards, in line with its commitment to… Read More

Bank of America Announces Goal to Achieve Net Zero Emission Before 2050

  Bank of America has announced its plans to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions before 2050. The banking giant revealed its plans are built on its longstanding support for the Paris Climate Agreement and is continuing to actively engage with its clients to help accelerate… Read More

Update: PALLITE to Close Latest Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.3 Million Secured

UK-based environmentally-friendly product designer and manufacturer PALLITE is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1.3 million raised. The funding round, which has attracted 1100 Crowdcube investors, made its debut earlier this month. Just a little over a year after… Read More

PALLITE Returns to Crowdcube & Quickly Raises More Than £1 Million

  Just a little over a year after securing nearly £1.2 million through its previous Crowdcube campaign, UK-based environmentally-friendly product designer and manufacturer PALLITE has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform and has quickly raised its initial £1 million funding target. The company notably raised… Read More

Almond Impact Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £540,000 in Funding Secured

Almond Impact, a UK-based environmental startup, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £540,000 raised. The campaign was launched last month, originally seeking £500,000. As previously reported, Almond claims to be the first app that empowers anyone to become… Read More

UK Startup Almond Impact Surpasses £500,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube For Mobile Financing App that Helps Individuals & Businesses Reduce Carbon Footprints

Almond Impact, a UK-based environmental startup, has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding target through its Crowdcube campaign. The company launched the funding round at the beginning of May and is offering 11.54% in equity at a £3,976,200 pre-money valuation. So far, the campaign has… Read More

Global Payments Provider PaySafe Achieves CarbonNeutral Company Status

Paysafe Group, a global payments provider, announced on Wednesday it has achieved CarbonNeutral Company status. This announcement comes on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Paysafe reported that the status is part of its ongoing commitment to the environment and has also been backdated to… Read More

Veridium Plans to Use IBM Blockchain Technology to Create Social & Environmental Impact Tokens

Veridium Labs Ltd, a company incubated by EnVision Corporation, announced on Tuesday it is collaborating with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to help “transform” the carbon credit market using IBM blockchain technology with the goal of making it easier for companies to offset their environmental footprints. The… Read More

Crowdcube Announces New Collaboration With Green Tech Challenge

Equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with the Green Tech Challenge, a European program that selects promising green tech innovations/startups and connects them to consultants and investors through four-day programs across the UK. Crowdcube explained its collaboration with Green Tech… Read More

Kevin McCloud’s HAB Housing Mini Bond Secures £1 Million in Four Days

Earlier this week, Grand Designs presenter and designer Kevin McCloud launched a mini bond campaign for his latest sustainable housing project, HAB Housing. Within a matter of days, the initiative successfully secured its initial funding target of £1 million.  McCloud and his team stated: “We create homes that… Read More

Liquid Waste Treatment Systems Launches PledgeMe Campaign to Help Clean Up New Zealand’s Environment

A Hawkes Bay-based company with reportedly new technology to treat wastewater has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe so it can help clean up New Zealand’s environment. Liquid Waste Treatment Systems (LWTS) has developed new technology using aerobic granular sludge to treat wastewater. LWTS spokesperson Tony Hocking… Read More

Sustainability Partnerships Launches Social Media Crowdfunding Cooperative For Green Spaced Industries

On Thursday, Sustainability Partnership announced the launch of its social media crowdfunding cooperative for live radio, chat, jobs, events and road shows that have a green earth and green space focus. Sustainability Partnership and CrowdfundingCooperative are free and consist of green projects and visionaries dedicated to help each other… Read More

Green Crowdfunding Org, Green Our Planet, Receives Award at CES

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has awarded a $65,000 grant to the green crowdfunding organization, Green Our Planet, for its innovative work in conservation and education. Green Our Planet only recently launched and is unusual in that it is a conservation organization founded by two… Read More

Australia-based Landcare & Pozible Team Up to Create Environmental Crowdfunding Collection

Seeking help from others, environmentalists are now turning to crowdfunding to raise funds for not only equipment, but also for their new big ideas. During a recent interview, marketing manager at Australia-based Landcare NSW, Jenny Quealy, reported the company has teamed up with crowdfunding platform Pozible… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Moore in a Bag, allGreenup, Xpressivo & Coxswain Beard Care

For this weeks edition of #Crowdfunding Mailbox we have four projects.  Tons of emails this week and I am still sorting through them.  For those of you who have forwarded your campaigns while still in preview mode (IE not yet launched) please ping us again… Read More

Update: Solar Roadways’ Passes $2.1M in Remaining Hours of Indiegogo Campaign

Successful Solar Roadways’ crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo has just a few hours left until it closes, the campaign has raised over $2.1 million from more than 47,000 supporters. As previously reported by Crowdfund Insider, the fascinating project launched the campaign to raise $1,000,000 to replace the… Read More

Helena Bonham Carter’s Invisible City Fails To Meet Crowdfunding Goal

They teamed up with artists Claudia Moseley and Edward Shuster to crowdfund for the project called Invisible City, but unfortunately for Helena Bonham Carter and her partner Tim Burton, the campaign was a big flop on Kickstarter. The Invisible City project was hoping to receive… Read More

Kiva Empowers Positive Global Impact on Earth Day

Crowdfunding on Kiva provides an innovative way to protect our shared environment and engage in the expansion of renewable and sustainable energy sources worldwide.  Visitors to kiva.org/green may browse profiles and stories of borrowers and choose one they want to support with a loan of… Read More

Indiegogo Revisits Successful Bamboo Lota Campaign

Sharing a story about one of its successful crowdfunding campaigns, Indiegogo recently connected with with Kyson, Joanna and Stephanie of Bamboo Lota to provide a special insight for future campaigners. Now Bamboo Lota was not a high profile, big dollar campaign but certainly a project… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: ezebee, alima, Sabertron & Antarctic Permfrost

This was a busy week at Crowdfund Insider.  Several of us spent the past few days at Crowdfund Global Expo where we had the opportunity to hear many of the leading voices in the fast growing crowdfunding industry.  While in San Diego Dr. Richard Swart,… Read More

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