Chicago, Illinois [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Bank of America announced it has teamed with Brighter Planet to offer a credit card that can help consumers reduce their contribution to climate change and invest in the development of renewable energy projects.
The card enables customers to earn one EarthSmart point for every $1 spent in purchases. The points are automatically redeemed each month to support renewable energy projects. Each 1,000 points earned is projected to offset one ton of carbon dioxide.“The Brighter Planet Visa credit card—in combination with other steps consumers take to change their day-to-day energy consumption—provides consumers with an added opportunity to help counteract global climate change and invest in the environment,” said Michael Rhodes, Bank of America senior vice president of Business Development for North America Card Services. “Our partnership with Brighter Planet is the latest example of Bank of America’s commitment to protecting the environment and growing environmentally sustainable business practices across the globe.”