Article

July 2021 11 Min Read

Treasury KPIs for ESG and D&I: Time to Get Serious

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives are now a boardroom priority – and an increasingly important part of the treasurer’s strategic remit. Nevertheless, only a quarter of treasury departments currently have key performance indicators relating to ESG. Helen Kelly, Head of Europe, Barcla...

Article

June 2021 7 Min Read

Award-winning Sustainable Financing at Royal Avebe

By directly linking clearly defined environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets to the credit margin of its recent refinancing, innovative Dutch potato starch and protein manufacturer Royal Avebe not only embedded sustainability at the very heart of its finance...

Article

May 2021 11 Min Read

Why ESG is the Future of Business – and Treasury

With ‘sustainability’ being today’s buzzword, there has never been a better time to clear up the misconceptions about environmental, social and governance (ESG) measures, not least among the treasury community. In the first of a three-part series on this...

Podcast

May 2021 36:41

Treasurer’s Roadmap to Becoming an ESG Role Model

A panel of ESG experts – Elina Todorova (Tideway London), Kate McGrath (Aberdeen Standard Investments) and Noemie de la Gorce (S&P Global) – advise TMI’s Eleanor Hill on best practice ESG learnings for corporate treasurers. Our guests cover the...

Podcast

May 2021 26:58

Diversity and Teamwork: Building Treasury Relationships

The merger process of Willis Towers Watson has cultivated an environment of constant change for the firm’s treasury team. We were delighted to invite Frances Cavanagh and Rivka Attal (WTW) to outline the initiatives that have embodied the team’s D&I journey so...

Podcast

May 2021 35:26

Exploring ESG Investing

Security, liquidity and yield have traditionally been the treasurer’s top investment considerations. But with the call for greater corporate social responsibility – and the solid performance of sustainable investments – ESG is now becoming a fourth investment...

Article

May 2021 6 Min Read

Bridgestone Deploys Sustainable Supply Chain Finance with External Ratings

By linking pricing to independently verified sustainability criteria, treasurers can use supply chain finance (SCF) as a way to promote environmental, social and governance goals both internally and throughout their supplier networks. Here, Julle Pedersen, Treasury...

Article

March 2021 8 Min Read

Celebrating a Sustainable Future

Treasury4Good Awards 2020 Despite the global pandemic, sustainability and diversity and inclusion (D&I) have remained key areas of engagement for corporate treasurers and their relationship banks. Here, we celebrate those organisations putting environmental, social...

Article

November 2020 3 Min Read

The Rise of ESG: Business Drivers and Treasury Imperatives

More and more treasurers are getting involved in environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. Not only financing them but also embedding them into treasury processes and spearheading departmental sustainability projects.  ESG is now widely recognised as...

Article

July 2020 4 Min Read

A Bounce in Treasury’s Step: The Feelgood Factor of Sustainable Finance

Capitalising on a proven commitment to environmental, social and corporate governance, rubber industry giant Corrie MacColl recently obtained a unique sustainability-linked loan. Ryan Wiener, the company’s Global Head of Strategic Marketing, explains how the criteria...

Article

May 2020 4 Min Read

Flying High with Sustainable Finance

A desire to expand its Abu Dhabi-based Eco-Residence for cabin crew led Etihad to become the first airline globally, and the first business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to raise funding tied to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A partnership with the...

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