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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...

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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...

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November 2022 3 Min Read

There is No More Ignoring ESG in Treasury

Despite many other burning issues, ESG is a major concern for treasurers – and it appears to be moving higher up their agenda every year. But sustainable finance solutions do not always align with fundamental treasury principles. Treasurers’ first, second and...

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October 2022 7 Min Read

Carbonomics 101: Why are Scope 3 emissions so important but challenging to tackle?

With the ongoing urgency of the climate crisis and increasing focus on greenwashing, it’s critical that businesses understand the full breadth of their emissions and how they can effectively eliminate and reduce them. Scope 3 emissions (also commonly referred to...

Podcast

October 2022 09:11

TMI’s View from Sibos – with Adrian Whelan, Brown Brothers Harriman

ESG policy shifts have played a part in “spawning a fully-fledged culture war across financial markets” claims Adrian Whelan (Brown Brothers Harriman). Our guest joins Tom Alford in the TreasuryCast studio at Sibos 2022 to cover the developing impact of...

Podcast

October 2022 10:20

TMI’s View from Sibos – with Andrew Bester, ING

Andrew Bester (ING) takes a seat alongside Tom Alford (TMI) in our podcast studio at Sibos 2022 to discuss the progress and impact of ESG within treasury. Andrew describes the current level of ESG adoption among treasurers and considers how concerned the industry...

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October 2022 5 Min Read

The Essential Ingredient for a Sustainable Future

There’s been encouraging progress so far in the way treasurers have brought ESG elements into their operations, but so much more is yet to come. What is the key to unlocking new sustainable ideas and approaches by businesses and banks? Baris Kalay, Head of Corporate...

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October 2022 3 Min Read

Carbonomics 101: ‘Buyer beware’ – key risks associated with voluntary carbon credits and how to avoid them

In the sixth article in this series, we take a closer look at key risks that companies should consider when using voluntary carbon credits to offset carbon emissions. As the market for high-quality voluntary carbon credits continues to grow, companies may find...

Podcast

September 2022 31:44

Integrating Sustainability into Everyday Treasury

As sustainability, diversity, equity, and inclusion matters continue to grow in importance for a range of corporate stakeholders, treasurers are in a prime position to support the transition to ESG-friendly practices. Caroline Haas, Dr. Arthur Krebbers, and Gustavo...

Article

September 2022 11 Min Read

As Easy as ESG

Integrating Sustainability into Everyday Treasury As sustainability, diversity, equity, and inclusion matters continue to grow in importance for a range of corporate stakeholders, treasurers are in a prime position to support the transition to ESG-friendly...

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September 2022 4 Min Read

Climate Risks Hiding in Plain Sight: Interaction between the ISSB and the Financial Statements

The IFRS Foundation has recently established a ‘sister’ standard setter to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). The remit of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), announced in November 2021, is to meet investor demand for “high...