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Worldline once again rewarded for its strong extra-financial performance, confirming its leading and committed CSR player status in the industry

Bezons, March 15th, 2018 – Worldline, [Euronext: WLN] European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, announces that its strong extra-financial performance has been rewarded by the leading independent global ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) ratings provider Sustainalytics with a score of 78/100 for its first evaluation. This new recognition positions Worldline in the top 10 of the companies assessed in the Software and Services industry and strengthens the company’s leadership in sustainability related matters, strongly supported by its TRUST 2020 program.


Bureau Veritas launches Origin, the world’s first blockchain-based complete food traceability solution

Paris La Défense, France, March 1st 2018 Bureau Veritas launches Origin, the world’s first traceability label to give consumers a complete end-to-end proof of a product’s journey, from farm to fork. This solution will be presented to an international audience on March 5th 2018 in Tokyo, at this year’s Global Food Safety Conference.


Total launches TOTAL eWallet, an innovative service station payment service in conjunction with Worldline

Barcelona, 28 February 2018 - Total, in collaboration with Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transaction services sector, launches the TOTAL eWallet, a 100% digital and connected solution to enable customers to fill up and pay for purchases through their mobile in just a few clicks. This innovation was presented at the Mobile World Congress, which brings together all the major players in the mobile sector in Barcelona from 26 February to 1 March.


Worldline achieves industry first with CB MPA 5.5 certification for its VALINA terminal to guarantee acceptance of contact and contactless payments

Bezons, 26.02.2018- Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, was recently awarded an industry-first certification for the acceptance of contact and contactless payments delivered in France by Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB, for its unattended payment terminal VALINA.


Worldline digital partner of the polar expedition Under The Pole III

Bezons, February 1st, 2018 – Worldline, [Euronext: WLN] European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, pushes the boundaries of innovation by becoming the digital partner of the Under The Pole III polar expedition supported by Explore. This third adventure of the Under the Pole expedition series is dedicated to an underwater exploration of the deep ecosystems of the "Twilight Zone". Worldline offers Under The Pole its highly secure virtual hosting solutions, available in real-time, to accelerate scientific research.


Worldline levert e-commerce-oplossing voor Brussels Airlines in India, waar elektronische betalingen verdubbeld zijn sinds vorig jaar

Brussel, 22 januari 2018 – De Europese luchtvaartmaatschappij Brussels Airlines breidde in maart 2017 haar vluchten uit met een rechtstreekse verbinding tussen Brussel en Mumbai en heeft Worldline [Euronext: WLN], Europese marktleider op gebied van betaal- en transactiediensten, geselecteerd om een e-commerce-oplossing voor Indiase passagiers te ontwikkelen. De mogelijkheid om vluchten online te boeken en betalen is een duidelijk antwoord op een groeiende vraag van de Indiase markt, waar elektronische betalingen het afgelopen jaar verdubbeld zijn. De nieuwe oplossing zal de economie van beide landen verder stimuleren en het toerisme en de handel tussen het hart van Europa en India vergemakkelijken.


Worldline delivers e-commerce solution for Brussels Airlines in India where electronic payments have doubled since last year

Brussels, 22 January 2018 – The European carrier Brussels Airlines, which extended its operations to India in March 2017 with a non-stop flight between Brussels and Mumbai, has selected Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European market leader in payments and transactional services, to develop an e-commerce solution for Indian passengers. As electronic payments have doubled in India since last year, the possibility to book and pay flights online is a direct answer to a growing demand in the Indian market and will contribute to boosting the Indian and Belgian economies, while encouraging tourism and trade between the heart of Europe and India.


PSD2 – a goldmine of opportunities

Bezons, January 18, 2018 – On January 13 the Revised Payment Services Directive, PSD2, came into force across the EU. On this occasion, Worldline’s CEO Gilles Grapinet speaks in a new interview about the huge opportunities for banks, large retailers, and fintechs with PSD2, and especially points out that the banks need to realise that only complying with the PSD2 can lead to missing out on 90% of the potential offered by the new directive.


Contract extension: equensWorldline is ING-DiBa's preferred partner for card business

Frankfurt, 9. January 2018 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, and ING-DiBa are extending their partnership to the end of 2020. equensWorldline, a subsidiary of Worldline specializing in payment transactions, handles the technical processing of more than two million Visa debit cards and supports the bank in implementing its comprehensive digital banking strategy.


Partnership between Trinity Purchasing and Worldline brings one-stop-shop solution to the modern hotel environment

Brussels, 28 June 2017 – Trinity Purchasing, an international procurement organization active in the hospitality sector, partners with e-commerce payment services and POS terminal solutions provider Worldline for an end-to-end acceptance and e-commerce solution across 16 countries. The solution will enable all hotels that are a member of Trinity Purchasing to allow their guests to pay in their own currency when they are abroad, regardless of the country in which they are staying.


A first on the Belgian market: Belfius incorporates Worldline technology in its mobile application for contactless payment with all types of cards

Brussels, 13th of June 2017 – Customers of Belfius Bank who have the Belfius Mobile application can now make payments with their Android compatible mobile telephone by holding it close to a payment terminal equipped with contactless technology. They do not necessarily need to take their Bancontact, Maestro, Mastercard or Visa card out of their wallet anymore. Worldline, [Euronext: WLN], through its subsidiary equensWorldline specialised in financial processing, has developed the necessary technology to make this possible. It is the first solution available on the Belgian market that makes contactless payments possible with Bancontact, the preferred payment means of the Belgians. This innovation is bound to change radically the way consumers pay in the months and years to come.


Paying Eni bills online is now possible!

Brussels, 11 May 2017 - Worldline, the European leader in payment and transactional services, is making it easier than ever to pay your gas and electricity bills! Thanks to the Sips online payment page, Eni offers its customers an omnichannel payment experience: you can pay your bills in a few clicks wherever and whenever you wish, directly via the Eni application, by e-mail or via the website.


Spectacular fee reduction: small transactions now cost only 2 eurocents (and these transactions are free this summer)

Brussels, 26 April 2016 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and electronic transaction industries, today announced a major tariff reduction for payments made via Bancontact, Belgium’s most widely-used payment system. Transactions of up to 5 euros are now 60% cheaper. This reduction is another step in Worldline’s ongoing strategy to promote electronic transactions in Belgium and contribute to the Belgian economy in general. Moreover, the launch of the new tariff scheme on 1 June 2016 will be marked by a special four-month promotional period during which all transactions up to 5 euros will be free of charge.


Powerdale and Worldline introduce QR code-pay solution for electric vehicles charging process

Brussels, November 10th, 2015 - Powerdale is delighted to announce the introduction of a QR Code pay solution, facilitating the payment of the charging process for electric vehicles. This innovative payment method is based on Worldline’s cross-channel payment solution WL Sips and the Bancontact app.


Carrefour Belgium, Visa and Worldline enable contactless payments in Belgian retail

Brussels, 10 September 2015: Carrefour Belgium, Visa Europe and Worldline announced today that it will be possible to pay contactless in the majority of the stores of the largest retail chain of Belgium. Worldline payment terminals in 747 stores of Carrefour Belgium (45 Carrefour Hypermarkets, plus the 437 Market and 265 Express stores) will be equipped with the Visa Paywave NFC technology (Near Field Communications) to process contactless payment cards, by the end of this year. This is a unique momentum in the Belgian payment sector as it is the first time that a large retail store is proposing consumers to pay contactless. In 2010, Carrefour Belgium already had introduced contactless payment in all Hypermarkets for its own Carrefour Visa card.