The arguments for digitalising trade processes are well known. Paper-based processes are inefficient, error-prone, and subject to frequent delays––particularly in times of disruption.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke to president and CEO of BAFT at Sibos 2022 about the role that banking organisations can play in developing environment, social, governance (ESG) and sustainability best practices within global trade.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) releases standards for sustainable trade, providing a framework that assesses the environmental sustainability of transactions.
Deep-tier supply chain finance can be a powerful tool in the ESG toolkit––but implementing this innovative financing approach will require overcoming some key barriers.
Citi has been working collaboratively with its institutional clients to incorporate more sustainability-based principles into their everyday operations; a movement taking place as the world increasingly moves towards a more sustainable, low-carbon economy.
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) has been a hot topic for private and public credit insurers.
The responsibility for sustainability falls on everyone, everywhere. It should unite us. We all need to work together, but how do we achieve such a big collective goal?
Following the Sibos session on ‘Accelerate Sustainability in Trade’, speaker Achraf Abourida, head of trade at ING Bank, discussed trade’s role in sustainability and its global importance in an exclusive interview with Trade Finance Global (TFG).
For sustainable trade finance to scale, the industry needs a uniform model for ESG data that can be used by everybody, says Pradeep Nair, Global Head of Structured Solutions and Development of Standard Chartered Bank
In preparation for the 2022 EBRD TFP Trade Finance Forum, held in Istanbul, Turkey, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Annie Kovacevic sat down with Chynara Alybaeva, head of global transaction banking department at Optima Bank OJSC, to learn more about the banking sector in the Kyrgyz Republic.
To better understand the industry, the impact of geopolitics, and the role that government support in facilitating a digital-first future, Trade Finance Global (TFG) interviewed Tulkin Yusupov, executive director of Sanoat Energetika Guruhi (SEG), the largest oil and gas company in Uzbekistan.
TFG spoke to two leading policymakers at the G20 on how to improve financial inclusion for SMEs.
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Canadian investors are becoming more particular about how they deploy their capital, delivering returns with ESG factors being a key consideration.
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