GE will offer credit card that helps users offset emissions
General Electric Co. is introducing a credit card with a rewards program that allows users to compensate their purchases with carbon offsets.
The company introduced Wednesday the GE Money Earth Rewards Platinum MasterCard, which allows cardholders to forgo a one per cent cash rebate on purchases and earmark it for projects that reduce greenhouse gases, the New York Times reported. That means for every $100 US spent on the credit card, GE will offer $1 in carbon offsets.
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