Going green

Group founded 25 Jun 2007
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Assessing the carbon footprint of fintech and looking to the future.

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Mobile phone transactions and authentications are 'green'.

In the search for ways to lower your institution's carbon footprint - mobile phone transactions and mobile ID verifications are a winner. Your customers already have a mobile and they are being purcha...

31 Mar 2008
Paul Penrose

Finexpo goes green

No sooner have we closed the doors on our annual capital markets conference Finexpo – City Technology Strategies, than we’re opening registration for a new event, Finexpo – Green City. It’s part of a ...

11 Feb 2008
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Serious about cutting emissions? Start with what you drink!

Most people know that bottled water is a rip-off. Anyone for volcanic spring water from New Zealand at £21 for 42cl? There is in fact nothing wrong with tap water. But worse still is the energy and...

11 Feb 2008
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Dollar 100 oil a barrel, banks for financing opportunities

At US$ 100 oil-a-barrel lots of opportunities can be visible. Every alternative energy / research project on earth was looking expensive at $28 or $36 or $46. But what about $ 60-70-80-90 and now inte...

15 Jan 2008
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Work out your carbon footprint with Google

There's a curious installation in Trafalgar Square here in swinging London at the moment. No - not that rubbish statue on the fourth plinth - no this one looks like a small house (1 Carbon Drive) but...

07 Dec 2007
Paul Penrose

PNC patents the environment

Watch out banking eco-warriors, PNC Financial Services in the US has patented the term 'Green Branch', with reference to its network of 40 environmentally-friendly bank branches across six states. The...

13 Nov 2007
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Hosting customers willing to stump up cash to be greener

A survey by hosting company Rackspace shows that 62 percent of respondents are concerned and are either acting already or looking at ways of reducing the impact they have on the environment. The rest ...

24 Oct 2007
Elton Cane

EBPP moves with the times; jumps on green bandwagon

US payments industry association NACHA has formed a 'green coalition' with a number of leading US banks to 'educate consumers' about the environmental benefits of electronic bills and statements over ...

20 Sep 2007
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Finextra goes green

Or at least a step greener.... We moved our hosting recently to Rackspace and I was intrigued to see a tick box on the order form to plant a tree to offset the carbon produced by the server. Apparentl...

02 Aug 2007
Steve Ellis

Analyst: online banking could save 17m trees each year

Tekrati, the analyst reporting service, has flagged up research by Javelin Strategy and Research that puts a environmental value on the shift to banking online. Read the full Tekrati story here - or ...

25 Jul 2007
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Smile and the poo-powered pyramid

Interesting to see banks jumping on the green bandwagon. Some have been displaying their green credentials for some years, such as Smile. Have a Google for Smile poo pyramid and you should find this ...

29 Jun 2007
Paul Penrose

The new clean green brigade

HSBC, the 2006 winner of the FT's sustainable banking awards, has committed a further US$90 million over five years to reduce the bank’s impact on the environment through a series of initiatives, incl...

29 Jun 2007