ESG FinTech ekko opens up services to businesses and banks
By Gloria Methri
London-based, green FinTech ekko is gearing up for a year of sustained growth. The company has revealed a series of unique product updates and opened its service to employers, banks, and payment providers for the first time.
ekko offers embedded sustainability for the digital economy. The start-up’s technology combines real-time carbon tracking, carbon offsetting, reforestation, and plastic waste removal with banking and payment services into one multichannel and simple-to-deploy solution. For the first time, ekko’s service is now available to employers, banks, and payment providers around the globe. Previously, it has only been available to consumers.
ekko has launched an expanded product suite, which includes the ‘ekko API’ for any payment provider or bank in the world to use the real-time impact technology and ‘ekko incentives’, an employee benefit platform to empower teams to live more sustainably. The new solutions will enable businesses and individuals across a multitude of sectors and geographies to embed sustainability into every transaction.
Backed by a founding team of banking and FinTech industry experts, ekko aims to use the reach of financial services to empower people and businesses to start their sustainability journey. ekko’s partnerships already include giving access to UEFA Champions League football clubs with PAYFAN, and household name businesses.
CEO and Co-Founder, Oli Cook, said, “ekko’s vision is to empower more people to have the ability to reduce their impact on the environment. We have opened up our technology to any employer, bank, card, or payment provider meaning thousands of organisations can now deliver tangible and measurable impact to their colleagues and customers.
“Our powerful technology allows employers and banks to customise the solution to meet their ESG goals, including on-the-ground partnerships with businesses such as Prevented Ocean Plastic who save and recycle plastic bottles before they hit our oceans.”
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