Visa launches eco benefits bundle

Global payments giant Visa has announced a new package of sustainability-focused benefits for account users, designed to encourage cardholders to engage in sustainable consumption behaviours.

The Visa Eco Benefits bundle will be available first in Europe and then rolled out globally over the next year.

The bundle is expected to include a number of features, including: carbon footprint calculator, carbon offsets, personalised education for customers on how to encourage more sustainable consumption, sustainable card materials, including a collaboration with CPI Card Group and digital receipts, donations to environmental organisations when Visa cards are used, and expanded rewards for cardholders for sustainable behaviours.

“At Visa, we recognise the urgency of climate change and are committed to a new era of sustainable and inclusive economic growth,” said Charlotte Hogg, executive vice president and chief executive, Europe, Visa. “As an engine of global commerce, we have the opportunity to work with clients and partners around the world to help embed sustainability into the payments ecosystem and support cardholder and business choices through the transition.”

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