A Madrid pharmacist, visually impaired Shanghai blogger, Bali hotel owners, herdsman-turned-forest-ranger and weight-loss runner have embraced Ant Group products, such as digital payments which make travel easier, and its Alipay Ant Forest green initiative encouraging the planting of trees. Illustration: Brian Wang

How technology helps reverse global deforestation and makes travel easier and more inclusive

  • Chinese tech company Ant Group’s initiative, Alipay Ant Forest, sees it plant trees when users of digital payment platform adopt green activities
  • Access to Alipay in shops, hotels and restaurants abroad provides international travellers with fast, convenient and safe method of payment