TFG spoke to the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development to discuss the Canadian government’s role in international trade and supporting women in the workplace.
As we have seen over the past few years, progress is not linear. In almost every aspect of life, two steps forward are often accompanied by one step back.
While at the ITFA and BCR: Trade & Investment Forum 2023, Trade Finance Global’s Deepesh Patel was happy to sit down and talk to Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE to discuss what the UK government is doing to support this digital transition.
This past week, Trade Finance Global (TFG) stopped by the inaugural ITFA and BCR: Trade & Investment Forum 2023 to learn more about making trade an investible asset class.
After COVID-19, the commodity trade finance industry experienced a period of great recovery. Trade finance covers a broad range of financing arrangements for the production, exporting and selling of commodities.
In the largest banking collapse since the 2008 financial crisis, US regulators were forced on Friday to take over control of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) – a prominent lender to tech start-ups, providing financing for almost half of US venture-backed technology and healthcare companies.
To kick off Trade Finance Global’s Women in Trade, Treasury & Payments roundtable event and dinner, President and Chair of US EXIM Bank, Reta Jo Lewis gave a keynote address to the audience.
Lynette Thorstensen, Chair of the Board, Fairtrade International, delivered a keynote speech to the dinner attendees, highlighting gender equity success stories while pointing out the need for further growth.
Women’s progress in the workplace, family life, and the world in general only marches on when we all actively participate.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2022 reveals that despite progress made towards gender equality in education and health, the gender gap in economic participation and opportunity remains essentially unchanged.
From a lack of representation in decision-making processes to unconscious biases and disproportionate family responsibilities, women encounter numerous obstacles that can impede their career growth and success.
As part of our Women in Trade Campaign, Trade Finance Global’s Natasha Roston spoke with Catherine Lang-Anderson, partner at Allen & Overy, to hear about her personal experiences and lessons learned as a female leader in the legal industry.
To better understand the larger picture of ‘Embracing Equity’, TFG’s Brian Canup spoke to Natalia Clements, senior trade finance specialist at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, who shared her experiences as a woman in the insurance industry, the challenges she has faced, and the importance of embracing equity in the workplace.
Nine ocean carriers recently committed to 100% adoption of an electronic bill of lading (eBL) by 2030, with a waypoint goal of 50% adoption within five years. It is a significant step along the road to digitalisation, one that heralds a future for container trade processes that are simpler, more sustainable and more resilient.
Trade Finance Global (TFG) is happy to champion International Women’s Day 2023, highlighting the stories and success of women across the trade, treasury and payments (TTP) industry and beyond.