The big takeaway: Severe weather events are already doing major harm across the globe to homes and businesses, including tornadoes that went through six US states and flooding that swept through Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium in July. Such events can impact customers of both digital and brick-and-mortar banking:.
Some criteria include whether the product is organic; whether the item was made or processed in Belgium to reduce its carbon footprint; or whether the item is sustainably packaged. But Färm’s product score also reflects broader considerations, with an eye on the supplier, its socioeconomic status, and relation to the community.
European advertisers may face the brunt of the GDPR soon: With the IAB Europe's consent framework likely to be found in breach of the privacy regulations, marketers will need to scramble for alternatives.
PayPal also expanded its business debit card into Belgium, Finland, the Netherlands, and Portugal. The PayPal Business Debit Mastercard gives merchants instant access to their PayPal balances and lets them spend the funds wherever Mastercard is accepted. The card offers 1% cashback on transactions processed as credit and can be added to most mobile wallets.