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Sustainable and green strategies have never been more important to corporate financial health. In the Internet age, when reputations can be built and ruined at viral speed, companies are under more…

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Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 15 February

by Graham Buck

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NatWest offers green loans; HSBC, Syngenta use TradeLens for shipment; Saudi boost for going green; EMQ augments Asia real-time payments

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 8 February

by Graham Buck

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Asia’s PPAs hamper transition from coal; Customers rank NZ business banks; Monneo partners with Kantox; LendingKart partners with Amazon India

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 20 January

by Graham Buck

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US$700m green bond funds Abi Dhabi solar; UK hosts Africa Investment Conference; BoA pontificates on “Britcoin”; Deutsche Bank warns on tech stocks

Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: 17 January

by Graham Buck

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East analyses Asia cross-border payments; BNP Paribas seeks new low-cost location; BoA upbeat on Solana; Safe; Indifi-GPay union offers digital credit

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 13 January

by Graham Buck

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Maersk moves to greener fuel; Switzerland tests digital currency; India crackdown on commodity derivatives; Unilever’s ethical stance under fire

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 11 January

by Graham Buck

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Kuwait targets sustainable finance; US jobs market turbulence to continue; Omicron to extend chip shortage; Milestone for UAE's Al Manassah

Bank Relations & KYC

5 predictions for banking in 2022

by Pushpendra Mehta , Executive Writer, CTMfile

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Here’s what we expect for the banking industry this year

Environment, Social, Governance

Venture capital “catching up on ESG issues”

by Graham Buck

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Traditionally slow in considering environmental, social and governance aspects, venture capital firms have started to push for the adoption of ESG

Connectivity

Industry roundup: 5 January

by CTMfile

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Rêv USA launches The X World Wallet, B4B Payments part of Mastercard Fintech Express program, Jamaica Bank Announces Completion of CBDC Pilot Project

Cash & Liquidity Management

Industry roundup: 28 December

by Graham Buck

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Nepal co-operatives get financial lifeline; New milestone for digital renminbi; Use fewer new banknotes, urges MAS; Japan's anti- payment fraud league

Region

Industry roundup: 21 December

by Graham Buck

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Bank of Montreal buys Bank of the West; Vegan firms assessed; Maersk supply chain partnership with Unilever; Deutsche Bank's LatAm return

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 16 December

by Graham Buck

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HSBC details plans to end coal financing; New landmark for digital yuan; Western Union in Ukraine team-up

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 14 December

by Graham Buck

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Commerzbank tightens rules on fossil fuel; BIS focus on cross-border payments; Rho raises US$75m for expansion; Worldline, Bex Pay partner in Brazil

Cash & Liquidity Management

Industry roundup: 9 December

by Graham Buck

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Citi expands cross-currency sweeps; Bangladesh factories join PrimaDollar's ESG scheme; China begins phase two of digital yuan

Risk Management

Industry roundup: 7 December

by Graham Buck

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More cyber risk insurance captives expected in 2022; Standard Chartered Tanzania opens digital branch; Standard Bank sweet on AfCFTA’s potential

Risk Management

Product recalls still high in Europe: Sedgwick

by Graham Buck

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New and changing regulation, increased scrutiny of environmental and sustainability practices and widespread operational challenges are cited

Connectivity

Industry roundup: 19 November

by CTMfile

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Banks to report hacks within 36 hours in US, regulatory compliance affects the progress of digital transformation, and pandemic risks reduced

Environment, Social, Governance

ESG: importance of data, take one step at a time

by Tim Nicolle , Founder & CEO, PrimaDollar

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We need to measure where we are now and set targets for tomorrow. Finance should play its part