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How fintech can support sustainability

Feb 22, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Being able to identify and fund sustainable investments will be central to reaching net zero. But problems with data consistency and frameworks make it difficult for investors to measure the true cost of climate change. So, can fintech play a role in allocating capital to ESG investment opportunities?
How fintech can support sustainability
Sustainable finance

How fintech can support sustainability

Feb 22, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
How fintech can support sustainability

Five tips for studying in lockdown

Feb 15, 2021
Gordon Reid
What’s the best way to study in lockdown to help you pass your exams? Traditional learning techniques still apply, but homeworking brings with it some new considerations. So what can you do to make sure your personal learning is effective and fits in with your change in lifestyle? Here are our top five tips.
Five tips for studying in lockdown
5 tips article

Five tips for studying in lockdown

Feb 15, 2021
Gordon Reid
Five tips for studying in lockdown

Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?

Jan 28, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
In 2020, Covid-19 accelerated the digitalisation of trade finance. When governments around the world locked down economies, trade banks had to go online overnight. Where are they now in the digitalisation process and what will the future bring?
Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?
Connected-earth

Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?

Jan 28, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Where are trade banks in the digitalisation process?

Islamic finance and sustainability

Jan 27, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
How can society ensure that financial markets channel funds into sustainable investments and assets that tackle climate change? Islamic finance has some answers.
Islamic finance and sustainability
Green shoot growing out of money

Islamic finance and sustainability

Jan 27, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Islamic finance and sustainability

Getting down to governance

Jan 04, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Financial services firms exist to manage risk, but managing risk isn’t just about how firms deal with their assets in the market. It’s also about sustainability, the right internal governance and, ultimately, their role in society.
Getting down to governance
Clear light bulb with small green shoot inside

Getting down to governance

Jan 04, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Getting down to governance

Seeing green: how regulation can help markets manage climate risk

Dec 01, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Financial services firms decide where investment goes. If the future economy is to be green, banking and finance will need to make environmentally sustainable investments. But to do that they have to be able to know which assets are – and will continue to – benefit the environment. The UK regulator is setting out to help them find the way to a green economy.
Seeing green: how regulation can help markets manage climate risk
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Seeing green: how regulation can help markets manage climate risk

Dec 01, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Seeing green: how regulation can help markets manage climate risk

Sustainable Finance: biodiversity, banks and investors

Nov 30, 2020
Juno Baker
Biodiversity is a critical risk factor that underpins many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But how does it fit into sustainable finance for both banks and investors? What do private sector corporations need to consider? The latest white paper from our Centre for Sustainable Finance looks at these issues.
Sustainable Finance: biodiversity, banks and investors
Rainforest stream

Sustainable Finance: biodiversity, banks and investors

Nov 30, 2020
Juno Baker
Sustainable Finance: biodiversity, banks and investors

Industry interview: how technology is helping trade finance go green

Nov 02, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is at the intersection of technology and sustainable finance. Ouida Taaffe talks to the ERBD’s Maria Mogilnaya about how Covid-19 has made people – including banks – think more long term, accelerating the move towards greener trade finance.
Industry interview: how technology is helping trade finance go green
Ship in sunset

Industry interview: how technology is helping trade finance go green

Nov 02, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Industry interview: how technology is helping trade finance go green

Paraplanning: how to include customers’ ESG preferences in suitability reports and fact-finds

Sep 23, 2020
Malini Rajendran
If you're a paraplanner, read our five tips on discovering your customers' ESG preferences for suitability reports. They'll help you with your fact-find and help you build a more sustainable relationship with clients.
Paraplanning: how to include customers’ ESG preferences in suitability reports and fact-finds
Clear light bulb with small green shoot inside

Paraplanning: how to include customers’ ESG preferences in suitability reports and fact-finds

Sep 23, 2020
Malini Rajendran
Paraplanning: how to include customers’ ESG preferences in suitability reports and fact-finds