Join our 1,296,793 Subscribers

Get Hottest Naija News straight to your inbox!



Home Finance Leonardo DiCaprio invests in greener methods to save & spend

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in greener methods to save & spend

- Advertisement -

Leonardo DiCaprio, the Award-winning Hollywood actor recently signed up for a whole new role as the advisor and investor for a finance company that is environment-friendly as well. Aspiration, the finance company, is now working on a method to provide its consumers with socially conscious alternatives to traditional banks.

DiCaprio mentioned in his statement that every year about $100 billion is dedicated to drilling, pipelines, and other extraction processes for fossil fuels. All of this is funded by money deposited at the traditional banks. In order to bring some long-term solutions dedicated t the planet, we would require alternatives that empower the everyday consumers to procure action against climate change.

This new investment is one from the list of latest strings for environmental pursuits by the actor. He recently signed on as an advisor for the climate technology based fund which is owned by Princeville Capital, a capital firm. He also served as an advisor for the energy-efficient Bluon Energy which is a fresh new startup. Aspiration has till date managed to raise $100 Million+ through its name as venture capital & with help from individual investors.

Andrei Cherny, the Chief Executive of the company who also co-founded this company in the year 2015 stated that climate change is a real thing that needs to be addressed as fast as possible. Cherny flaunts a career that involved working on policies related to social issues and climate. This also included a stint when ex-Vice President Al Gore was sounding alarmed around the climate change during the time when none were listening.

Currently, Aspiration is completely focused on the growth for Spend and Save Account Product which is an alternative for traditional savings & checking products which were launched in the month of February. With Spend and Save Account, the company guarantees that the deposits are completely free of fossil fuel. Additionally, the company promises features that tend to be competitive with the traditional variant of banking products.

This includes a 2 percent yield on the annual percentage for deposits that are the FDICs insured as high as $250,000. The account additionally comes with unlimited rewards on cash-back for every dollar spent. Other features elaborate the account’s focus on green energy. This includes rewards meant for shopping along with the businesses that are completely focused on helping the environment & treating the employees in a fair manner.

Seth Sale
Seth Sale is a seasoned journalist with nearly 10 years of experience. While studying journalism at the University of Tennessee, Seth found a passion for finding engaging stories. As a contributor to 36Naija, Seth mostly covers state and national developments. Contact Email: Phone: 720.907.1925


BIAFRA: ‘Muhammadu Buhari Must Release Sowore’ – Nnamdi Kanu Urges UN

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has told the United Nations to mediate on President Muhammadu Buhari's refusal to...

Naira Marley’s Fraud Trial Set To Start Next Month

Controversial Nigerian music star, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley will be back in court on October 22nd for the commencement of his fraud trial. 36NAIJA...

Former Chelsea Player, Didier Drogba Named As Ballon D’or Ambassador

On Thursday, Didier Drogba was chosen as the France Football’s Ballon d’Or ambassador according to 36Naija Sports. The Cote D'Ivoire star will co-host the award...

Ycee Attacks Tinny Entertainment For Not Paying Him His Royalties

Nigerian rapper, Ycee has taken to his Instagram handle to slam his former record label, Tinny Entertainment for not paying him after the music...

Victor Lindelof Extends Manchester United Stay

Manchester United defender, Victor Lindelof has signed a new 5-year contract at the club. The 25-year-old Swedish international has committed his long-term future to Old...

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Speaks After Meeting With UN Officials (Photo)

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has finally reacted to the news of meeting with the United...

3 Islamic Clerics Dupe and Gang-Rape Female Victim In Ogun State

3 self-acclaimed Islamic clerics who specialize in scamming unsuspecting members of the public have been apprehended by the Ogun state police command. The suspects, who...

Kenyan Preacher Conducts Deliverance By Giving Members Hot Slaps (Video)

The video of a Kenyan pastor, James Ng’ang’a is trending on the internet as he conducts a deliverance service for his members by slapping...