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Intergiro, Retreeb partner for sustainable payments

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 10 Mar 2023

Sweden-based Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform Intergiro has partnered with Retreeb, a Swiss payment solution that allows consumers to support social causes.

BaaS, blockchain, sustainability

The sustainability shift – future perspectives on cross-border payments

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 21 Feb 2023

Richard Hartung, Research Director, Singapore, Payments Consulting Network, talks about sustainability and the role played by cross-border payments and ecommerce.

sustainability , cross-border payments, cross-border ecommerce, carbon footprint, online payments, banks, ESG, ecommerce, Visa, MasterCard, CBDC

ASOS, GoodWeave to address labour rights in fashion supply chains

News | Ecommerce | 06 Feb 2023

UK-based fashion retail company ASOS has partnered with non-profit organisation GoodWeave to assess the compliance with human rights of fashion suppliers based in India.

ecommerce, retail, sustainability , compliance, partnership

NatWest trials card recycling machines

News | Payments General | 03 Feb 2023

UK-based NatWest has launched a trial of ‘reverse vending machines’ designed to collect unused plastic cards in a secure manner so that they can be recycled.

product launch, sustainability , green finance, credit card, debit card, blockchain, payments , research, fraud prevention, banking

Raylo raises GBP 110 mln

News | Ecommerce | 01 Feb 2023

UK-based fintech Raylo has raised a GBP 110 million debt financing facility from NatWest and Quilam Capital to fund growth, product expansion, and increase access to tech.

funding, investment, debt financing, capital, ecommerce, payments , instalment payments, BNPL, financial inclusion, circular economy, sustainability

Re-commerce: envisioning a truly sustainable future

Interviews | Ecommerce | 31 Jan 2023

Pedro Bennasar, Head of Payments at Vestiaire Collective, explains what ‘re-commerce’ means for online brands, and he elaborates on the main drivers behind this growing global trend.

sustainability , online shopping, marketplace, Vestiaire Collective, carbon footprint, climate change, customer experience, digitalisation, ecommerce, online payments, retail, BNPL, Open Banking

The Payments Association pushes sustainable change with new ESG

News | Payments General | 19 Jan 2023

The Payments Association has announced the launch of project ESG to encourage companies in the payments industry to adopt sustainable progressive strategies.

payments infrastructure, sustainability , fintech, ESG, green finance

SIBS develops card certified by ACAPO for the visually impaired

News | Cards | 11 Jan 2023

Portugal-based payments company SIBS has launched a card certified by ACAPO, to increase financial inclusion for the visually impaired.

debit card, credit card, product launch, financial inclusion, sustainability

TARGOBANK switches to cards made from recycled plastic

News | Mobile Payments | 21 Dec 2022

Germany-based bank TARGOBANK has announced converting its entire portfolio to cards made of 100% recycled plastic.

product launch, sustainability , credit card, debit card, payment processing, banking

Klarna partners Clarity AI for sustainable shopping

News | Ecommerce | 19 Dec 2022

Sustainability tech platform Clarity AI has partnered fintech Klarna to offer its data and capabilities to promote to the latter’s shoppers environmentally conscious brands.

partnership, ecommerce, ecommerce platform, sustainability , online shopping

Barclays to invest GBP 500 mln in green startups

News | Payments General | 16 Dec 2022

Barclays has announced planning to invest GBP 500 million in climate-focused startups by 2027, as the lender targets GBP 1 trillion of green financing by the end of the decade.

investment, startup, ESG, banks, sustainability

FedEx furthers sustainability agenda with e-cart pilot in NYC

News | Ecommerce | 15 Dec 2022

American delivery company FedEx has announced that it is piloting a new delivery system in New York City for its Express service.

delivery, product launch, ecommerce, sustainability

The EBA publishes sustainable finance roadmap

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 15 Dec 2022

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published its roadmap outlining the objectives and timeline for delivering mandates and tasks around sustainable finance and ESG risks.

sustainability , ESG, regulation, central bank

OKQ8 partners Enfuce for card issuing modernisation

News | Cards | 12 Dec 2022

Finland-based fintech Enfuce has partnered with fuel company OKQ8 to launch a Visa-branded credit card programme as part of the latter’s card issuing modernisation.

partnership, Issuer, card scheme, cloud services, digitalisation, API, sustainability

Cross-Border Payments and Ecommerce Report 2022–2023

Report | Ecommerce | 09 Dec 2022

The Cross-Border Payments and Ecommerce Report aims to assist payment professionals, merchants, and other ecommerce businesses in their bid to expand globally and boost revenue by providing a holistic view of the fast-growing cross-border market.

report, research, marketplace, merchants, retail, ecommerce, COVID-19, cross-border payments, cross-border ecommerce, cross-border logistics, FX , regulation, BNPL, payments infrastructure, Open Banking, real-time payments, sustainability , B2B2B2C, B2B payments, ecommerce platform, online platform, direct to consumer, metaverse, Acquirer, payout, payin, payments orchestration, payment methods, local payment method, growth markets, instant payments, chargebacks, travel payments, payment gateway

Going green in payments creates competitive advantage

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 30 Nov 2022

Richard Hartung, Research Director, Singapore at Payments Consulting Network, explains how players that want to gain competitive advantage may benefit by being early movers in developing innovative eco-friendly card programmes.

Payments Consulting Network, sustainability , credit card, debit card, carbon footprint

OpenWay launches Card- and Wallet-as-a-Service platform

News | Cards | 28 Nov 2022

Belgium-based fintech OpenWay has made its Way4 Card-as-a-Service enabling platform available to CaaS and Wallet-as-a-Service providers around the world.

credit card, debit card, API, digital banking, sustainability

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions commences operations in Australia

News | Ecommerce | 17 Nov 2022

Germany-based Arvato Supply Chain Solutions has opened its first warehouse in Australia, which serves as a multi-client centre for its customers.

ecommerce, expansion, sustainability , compliance, cross-border logistics

Nexi launches Planet Care service

News | Online Payments | 11 Nov 2022

Paytech Nexi has launched Planet Care, a sustainability-oriented service designed to raise public awareness for a more sustainable consumption approach.

product launch, sustainability , carbon footprint, payments , online payments, ecommerce, online shopping

WIWIN develops sustainable evaluation system for crowd-investing projects

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 04 Nov 2022

Germany-based investment platform WIWIN has announced developing a sustainable evaluation system "WIWIN Impact Scoring" for crowd-investing projects.

product launch, investment, sustainability , green finance, banking