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EPI: The European Payments Initiative

The European Payments Initiative (EPI) enters the next phase with Worldline and Nets becoming shareholders of the EPI Interim Company, as the first third-party acquirers to join the initiative. EPI is also glad to announce the appointment of Dr. Joachim Schmalzl as chairman of the board and Martina Weimert as CEO of the Interim Company.


equensWorldline becomes one of Europe’s leading Open Banking providers

Utrecht, 24 November 2020 – equensWorldline SE, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, has become one of Europe’s leading Open Banking providers since the formal start of PSD2 a year and a half ago. An increasing number of banks and third party providers are exploring the benefits of equensWorldline’s Access 2 Account TPP Services. These services connect the third party provider to more than 2.800 banks in 16 countries and rapidly increasing.


More than 1 in 3 payments in Belgium are now contactless

• Since January 2020, the market share of contactless payments has almost tripled in Belgium: 37% of electronic transactions are now contactless, as against 13% in January; • 262 million Bancontact contactless payments were made between January and September 2020, a year-on-year increase of 216%; • The COVID-19 crisis has ramped up the adoption of contactless payments; • Belgians made 4.5 times more contactless payments during Customer Weekend compared to the same period last year.


More than 19.504 transactions per minute processed today, Tuesday 24th December

Brussel, 24 december 2019 - Op dinsdag 24 december werd het record voor het aantal elektronische betalingen per minuut gebroken. Worldline [Euronext: WLN], Europa's grootste aanbieder van betalings- en transactiediensten, verwerkte 19.504 betalingen om 11.41 uur op kerstavond. De zondag voor Kerstmis trok ook menigte in de winkels en is de beste zondag ooit op het gebied van elektronische betalingen geworden.


New records for electronic payments

Daily record of 10,535,817 transactions on Saturday 21 December Already more than 2.5 billion transactions so far in 2019


With a score of 86/100, Worldline obtains the “Platinum” medal as part of its 5th assessment by EcoVadis

With this new recognition, Worldline confirms its leading position among the TOP 1% of the most sustainable companies all industries included


Worldline achieves a score of 88/100 by Gaïa Rating - improving its CSR performance by 6 points compared to last year

Bezons, 18 December 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in payments and transactional services, announces that it has obtained an overall score of 88/100 as part of an assessment by ESG Gaïa Rating - the rating agency that evaluates European companies on their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices.


Worldline and P3 Financial Group to empower payment ecosystems of the future in Nordics and the EU

Bezons, 3 December 2020 – Worldline (Euronext: WLN), the European market leader in payment and transaction services and #4 player worldwide, today announced a partnership with P3 Financial Group, a Fintech from Helsinki, Finland and the winner of Worldline’s E-Payments Challenge Special Prize in 2019. The two companies come together to make P3’s PSAAS (Payment System as A Service) operational in 13 European countries and offering real time commerce and payment service across the market.


Worldline joins forces with Alstom Transport UK Ltd and South Western Railway to compete in the RSSB’s Dynamic Train Planning Competition

London, 28 September 2020 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, teams up with Alstom Transport UK Ltd and South Western Railway, a First Group company, in a consortium to respond successfully to the challenge laid out in The Rail Safety and Standards Board’s (RSSB) Dynamic Train Planning Competition.


Worldline reinforces its climate commitment alongside the city of Paris by signing the Paris Climate Action Charter at the "Platinum" level

Bezons, 7 December 2020 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], Europe's leading provider of payment and transaction services, is proud to announce the renewal of its partnership with the City of Paris by signing the "Platinum" level of the Paris Climate Action Charter, the highest level of commitment to climate action of the Paris Climate Action Charter. Through this initiative, Worldline reaffirms its ambition to fight against climate change by setting itself the goal of achieving carbon neutrality over the long term.


Worldline welcomes Ingenico, creating a new world-class leader in payment services

Bezons, 30 October 2020 – by combining forces with Ingenico, Worldline will become Europe’s new world-class leader in payment services and joins the league of international payment leaders. Worldline is committed to operating payment solutions that enable viable economic growth and reinforce trust and security in our societies. With its global footprint and its dedication to excellence, innovation and sustainability, Worldline is set to accelerate the development of the European payments industry, further shaping new ways of paying, living and doing business.