Banks can play a frontline role in closing the sustainable trade finance gap and supporting a green recovery post-COVID-19 by embedding ESG checks, fostering collaboration and inclusion, and mainstreaming digital solutions.
An introduction to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Sustainable Trade Finance working group
Data will be at the centre of a brave new world in trade finance – Natasha Condon, JP Morgan
Organisations today find themselves increasingly focused on the issue of sustainability and for good reason.
Initially, the pandemic led to a sudden, sharp shock which caused a multitude of challenges to business continuity. What’s in stock for 2021?
Payables finance is changing, often driven by the demands of corporates, looking for inclusive and sustainable programmes when considering who to select for supply chain financing (SCF) programmes.
A busy week in trade with the US Election results confirming President-Elect Joe Biden and potential success with a COVID-19 vaccine. Continued struggles for SMEs around the globe, as well a number of industry-leading events and announcements.
Trade Finance Global (TFG), today announced a media partnership with Reuters Events flagship Commodity Trading Summit, a virtual series of events featuring commodity producers, traders, buyers and investors.
TFG heard from Beata Javorcik at University of Oxford, discussing corporates addressing climate change.
The title of the EBRD’s transition report 2019-2020 – “Better Governance, Better Economies” – summarises its message well. Good governance matters. It matters at the level of countries, subnational regions and firms…
With the development of financial technology and energetic Blockchain innovation this year, the market for Impact Investing has been experiencing major expansion, as more and more investors look to generate profits beyond just financial, using digital investment methodologies.
TFG spoke to Charlotte Prior at Gulf International Bank about the implementation of Environmental Social and Governance (ESG), following on from the launch of GIB’s white paper: The incorporation of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) in the Trade Finance asset class.
For years microcredit has been used as a tool to fight both poverty and gender inequality. However, over the years, many researchers have concluded the Microcredit might not be the miraculous solution to these issues.