Challenger bank helps customers erase carbon footprints

American Banker  | March 03, 2021

The challenger bank Aspiration has an ambitious goal: help consumers neutralize their carbon footprint.

The Marina del Rey, Calif., fintech recently rolled out a Plant Your Change program that lets customers round each purchase made with its debit card to the nearest whole dollar; each time this happens, Aspiration plants a tree through a tree-planting charity.