Tag: Environment

Impact-as-a-service startup Spiral closes Series A

Spiral, which claims to be a pioneer of ‘impact-as-a-service’, has secured $28m for its Series A round, as it looks to expand across the US.

Climate tech lending startup HeavyFinance raises €3m

Climate tech investment marketplace HeavyFinance has raised €3m in its seed funding round as it looks to bolster European growth.

ekko launches incentives solution to help employees make a change

ekko, a provider of embedded sustainability for the financial services industry, has launched its ekko incentives solution.

What is the regulatory outlook for ESG in 2023

ESG is making an increasingly bigger influence in the financial markets. With this, the regulatory landscape is getting more complex, and firms are having to navigate a variety of legislative requirements.

The EDCI is the right step, but more is needed to...

With the launch of the ESG Data Convergence Initiative (EDCI), the sharing of ESG data has never been easier. However, Position Green commercial lead for investment monitoring Christopher Wallin believes there is still a long way to go until ESG data is perfect.

Bank of Canada believes offline CBDC could boost financial inclusion

The Bank of Canada believes an offline Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) would help to boost financial inclusion.

Climate tech startup Doconomy acquires Dreams Technology

Doconomy, a climate technology startup helping banks understand their environmental impact, has acquired Stockholm-based financial wellbeing FinTech Dreams Technology.

Greenwashing is impacting faith in ESG – can data be the...

Greenwashing is still a widespread problem. As the pressures increase for firms to act sustainably, both through regulation and customer expectations, there is a risk more will look to embellish their green efforts.

Temenos emissions reduction targets get validation

Temenos, an enterprise software developer for banks and financial services, has received validation from Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) for its emissions reduction targets.

Fujitsu, Mizuho Bank partner to improve ESG data

Fujitsu and Mizuho Bank have collaborated to focus on the development of services for corporate customers to manage ESG and SDG related data.

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