Fintech & Ecommerce

Mastercard to Ditch All First-Use PVC Plastic Cards

Mastercard reinforces its sustainability commitments with a pledge to remove the first–use, PVC plastics from payment cards on its network by 2028

Finance & Economics

NatWest to Buy Stake in ESG-Focused Workplace Pension and Savings App Cushon

Cushon’s primary products offer an investment strategy designed to drive down the financed CO2 emissions of customers’ investments. With a £144 million investment, NatWest will become the company’s major stakeholder

Science & Technology

KPMG: ESG Tops Regulatory Demands in Finance While UK & EU Rules Diverge

KPMG’s Regulatory Barometer showed that financial service firms in the UK and the EU remained under significant pressure to comply with diverging ESG requirements over the last 6 months


How Fintechs Benefit from ESG Focus

Focusing on ESG initiatives not only benefits the environment and local communities, but also helps fintechs attract venture capital and gain substantial profits

Fintech & Ecommerce

Singapore’s MAS introduces ESG Impact Hub

The Hub will anchor industry-driven sustainability initiatives 


Promoting ESG agenda: Google opens applications for circular economy accelerator

The new online-only accelerator is Google’s latest attempt to facilitate the growth of environmentally focused startups with its cloud-based products

Finance & Economics

10 ways that ESG brings value to payments

These are the main ways ESG principles can make payment solutions more valuable


Temenos introduced ESG investing service

The offering was unveiled to 1,500 banking and fintech executives at Temenos Community Forum in London


Mastercard expands consulting with practices dedicated to crypto, open banking and ESG

Mastercard has announced the expansion of its consulting service with new practices dedicated to Open Banking, Open Data, Crypto & Digital Currencies, and Environment, Social & Governance (ESG). Mastercard’s Data & Services includes over 2,000 data scientists, engineers and consultants, serving customers in 70 countries worldwide. As part of growth plans, Data & Services is […]