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AI Pioneer Red Dot Analytics Teams Up with MetaVerse Green Exchange to Support Carbon Neutral Data Centers

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MetaVerse Green Exchange (MVGX), a digital green exchange licensed and regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and industrial AI pioneer Red Dot Analytics (RDA), a deep tech spin-off from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, have announced a collaboration “to enable greater sustainability in… Read More

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

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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

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

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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

Fintech Personetics Introduces Sustainability Insights, a Solution for Banks to Lower Carbon Footprint

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Personetics, which claims to be the leading provider of financial data-driven personalization, customer engagement, and advanced money management capabilities for financial institutions, recently announced the launch of Sustainability Insights. This offering, included within the Personetics engagement platform, will help banking institutions meet growing customer demand… Read More

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

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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

Bank of America to Transition to Recycled Plastic for Plastic Credit, Debit Cards in 2023

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Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) recently confirmed that it will transition all plastic credit and debit card products to be “made from at least 80% recycled plastic starting in 2023.” The company claims to be “the first U.S. based bank to make this commitment across… Read More

UK’s NatWest Teams Up Edinburgh University on Climate Education Program

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NatWest has announced a 3-year partnership with The University of Edinburgh Centre for Business, Climate Change and Sustainability. The £1.5 million partnership will aim to facilitate the delivery of a climate education program to 16,000 people across the NatWest Group by the end of 2024,… Read More

Ecolytiq Teams Up with Snowdrop to Increase Consumer Climate Awareness

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A partnership has been formed between Visa Fintech Partner Connect program members ecolytiq and Snowdrop Solutions. This partnership should enable the climate engagement provider ecolytiq with access to Snowdrop’s precise categorization and location of banking transfers, including retailer logos, ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) ratings, directions… Read More

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

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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

Caixabank Announces Partnership with BNP Paribas 3 Step It

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CaixaBank, the financial group in Spain, and BNP Paribas 3 Step IT have announced a new partnership, giving CaixaBank’s professional clients “access to innovative and sustainable IT solutions for the first time.” As noted in the update, CaixaBank will offer its clients – corporate, mid-market,… Read More

HBAR Foundation Introduces $100M+ Sustainable Impact Fund to Support Sustainability Economy on Hedera

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The HBAR Foundation, an organization supporting development in the Hedera ecosystem by offering grants and resources to developers, announced the introduction of its Sustainable Impact Fund (SIF) to globally “grow the sustainability economy on Hedera.” The Foundation will work with initiatives that support key outcomes… Read More

UK’s Novus Embeds Carbon Emissions Data in Banking App with ecolytic

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UK’s banking app provider Novus has been working cooperatively with Sustainability-as-a-Service provider ecolytiq to offer Novus’ sustainable banking app. All Novus clients in the UK get more transparency on their personal carbon footprint with each payment completed. This way of banking assists clients with better… Read More

Japan Exchange Group (JPX) Announces Investment in Digital Asset Markets

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Japan Exchange Group, Inc. (JPX) recently announced that it has “made a minority investment of JPY 360 million in Digital Asset Markets, Inc. as of February 25, 2022.” Through this investment, JPX aims to “strengthen its relationship with Digital Asset Markets, Inc., which enables trading… Read More

Malaysia: Bank Negara Official Says Islamic Finance Is Set to Scale Up Value-based Financial Solutions

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Deputy Governor of Bank Negara, Datuk Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour,  notes that he would like to express his gratitude to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) for inviting him to deliver a keynote address (as posted by Bank Negara, Malaysia’s reserve bank. on February 24, 2022)…. Read More

Crypto, Blockchain Industry Report: Developers of CBDCs, NFTs, Virtual Currencies Should Prioritize Sustainability

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The blockchain sector saw some major changes during the past year, brought on by a “maturing” crypto ecosystem and the development of innovative technologies. American Fintech firm Ripple notes that it remained focused on better understanding and further analyzing this rapid “evolution” via primary and… Read More

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

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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

Digital Collectibles: WildEarth to Offer Genesis Collections NFTs including Leopards, Lions, Hyenas

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In order to help with protecting endangered animals, UK’s TV station, WildEarth, has introduced its own set of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Notably, 40% of the main sale proceeds will be directed towards various custodians of the land on which the animals are currently living. Graham… Read More

European Fintech bunq Introduces Investing Feature

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European Fintech Bunq has reportedly become one of Europe’s first neobanking platforms to offer its clients a straightforward and sustainable way to invest their funds. The Dutch firm was recently valued at €1.6 billion and has now introduced ‘Easy Investments’ as part of the most… Read More

Euroclear Makes ESG Investment in Greenomy, a Belgium based Sustainable Finance Tech Platform

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Euroclear has announced a new investment in Greenomy, a Belgium-headquartered sustainable finance technology platform (completed on January 31, 2022). Financial terms of the deal have not been shared publicly. Established in 2020, Greenomy assists corporates, credit institutions and asset managers with adhering to updated EU… Read More

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

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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

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