Article

May 2023 4 Min Read

Growing Focus on Transition Finance in China as ESG Momentum Builds

Several recent initiatives to spur growth in green financing in China suggest progress is being made.

Article

May 2023 3 Min Read

ASEAN Sustainability-Linked Bond Standards to Boost Corporate Issuances

This article examines the drivers behind the new green finance standards in ASEAN and outlines what treasurers need to know going forward.

Article

April 2023 14 Min Read

Clean, Lean and Green

Paths towards sustainable best practice within the trade finance space at a time when the ESG sphere is rapidly maturing.

Article

February 2023 11 Min Read

All Change: Keeping Pace with Treasury in the Americas

From technology to ESG, the corporate treasury landscape in the Americas has a dynamism that requires all stakeholders to pay attention.

Article

February 2023 4 Min Read

Boosting ESG in the Supply Chain: The Role of Green and Sustainable Trade Instruments

As ESG becomes a major factor in SCF, it is important to be aware of the growing range of tools available to treasurers to help support sustainability.

Podcast

December 2022 13:26

Audio TMI – How Etihad Covered all Three ESG Elements in One Sustainability-Linked Financing

Etihad Airways recently raised US$1.2bn in the first sustainability-linked loan in global aviation with terms that relate to all three areas of ESG.

Blog

December 2022 8 Min Read

Gas, Oil and Revolvers: an ESG Success Story

Diversified Energy Company recently converted its existing traditional $300m reserve base lending facility into a sustainability-linked reserve-based revolver – one of the first of its kind. The conversion incorporated some demanding environmental and social KPIs....

Podcast

December 2022 11:41

Audio TMI – ESG: Time to Decide

The pressure to comply with ESG initiatives is being felt by corporates like never before, with ESG-compliance a common concern among treasury departments.

Article

December 2022 8 Min Read

Saving the Planet and Boosting Profits

How Treasury can Support ESG in the Supply Chain An organisation’s commitment to ESG – environmental, social, and governance – must go beyond lip service, extending into real behavioural and cultural changes both within the organisation and its external...

Blog

November 2022 5 Min Read

How to Protect Ourselves from Unethical Al

AI is now part of everyday life. As a result, we have a technology – and one that is being continually improved – that helps us to perform tasks more efficiently. But we also want from AI is a system that will not interfere with or undermine human...

Blog

November 2022 3 Min Read

ESG Sukuk Issuance Surges Despite Market Volatilities

ESG-linked sukuk, or Islamic bonds, are emerging as significant funding tools in Muslim-majority countries, with growing support from supranationals, sovereigns and government-related entities. In 2022, the volume of outstanding ESG sukuk expanded by 11.2%...

Article

November 2022 9 Min Read

A Quantum Leap Forward in Data-Driven ESG Scoring

A successful pilot managed by Surecomp has shown that ESG scoring can now be applied at the individual trade finance transaction level, opening up a world of possibilities for corporate treasurers to support sustainable global trade. The 2022 edition of the United...