Tag Archive: sustainability

S&P proposes new sustainable financing tools

The environmental impact of a project is becoming an increasingly important factor to investors seeking new places to put their money – in large part due to increasing climate change policies that are “putting a price on carbon” globally. However, there is a significant gap between the demand for “green financing” tools – that is, …

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Ruediger Senft outlines Commerzbank’s commitment to sustainable trade in the UN’s flagship corporate sustainability publication

  In an exclusive contribution to the United Nations 2016 Global Compact Yearbook, Ruediger Senft, Head of Corporate Sustainability at Commerzbank, shows how trade can support sustainable development in the world economy. His article, ‘Sustainable Trade and the Role of the Banking Industry’, highlights the key role financial institutions can play in ensuring that the …

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Commerzbank welcomes new Global Head in its new edition of FI.News

Commerzbank has released the latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, available in interactive e-book format. The newsletter offers a range of insights from Commerzbank’s Financial Institutions experts, along with all the latest news, views and updates. This edition welcomes Dr. Bernd Laber, the new Global Head of Transaction Services and Financial Institutions. In his debut …

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Commerzbank’s experts talk to the FT’s The Banker about the importance of sustainable trade

In a video interview with The Banker – published by the Financial Times – Commerzbank’s experts, Ruediger Geis, Head Product Management Trade, and Ruediger Senft, Head of Corporate Responsibility, discuss how financial institutions play a decisive part in driving sustainability in world trade. Referring to a recent Commerzbank report, Insights: Scenarios for the Future of …

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A growing, sustainable Bangladesh depends on the banks, writes Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost in Global Banking and Finance Review

Writing for leading magazine, Global Banking and Finance Review, Alexander Rost, Regional Head Indian Subcontinent & ASEAN at Commerzbank, stresses that diversified and higher-value export trade is crucial to ensuring that Bangladesh continues on its promising development path. Key to this will be collaboration between local and global banks – those institutions with the infrastructure …

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Commerzbank’s sustainable trade report makes a splash in the specialist press

The future of a sustainable world economy depends on mitigating ethical, social and environmental risks to trade. Commerzbank, having produced a major new report in March 2015 that identified the drivers of sustainable trade, has followed up with a second report on the subject this year. Titled Insights: Scenarios for the Future of Sustainable Trade, …

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Commerzbank launches October issue of FI.News at Sibos

Commerzbank has released its latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, which is available in both print and interactive e-book format. The newsletter offers a range of insights from Commerzbank’s Financial Institutions experts, along with all the latest news, views and updates. This edition focuses on the “conundrum” of compliance in the financial world – how to …

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Deutsche Bank releases research on how supply chain financing strengthens trade

In its recent whitepaper, Deutsche Bank explores how supply chain finance solutions offer an internal, secure source of funding that strengthens rather than weakens the supply chain environment, guarantees ethical financial treatment of trading counterparts of all sizes, and optimises use of working capital. The whitepaper explains how these solutions offer the following benefits- and how such …

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ICC Banking Chair, Deutsche Bank’s Daniel Schmand, in American Banker on growth-boosting power of trade finance

Banks have gotten a bad rap recently, but in American Banker, Daniel Schmand writes honestly about why trade finance is the good news story that banking needs. Trade finance helps to foster growth in both developed and developing economies by “making funding available to entities that would otherwise struggle to find working capital for growth. And trade finance involves the production …

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In Banking Technology, Deutsche Bank’s James Binns talks risk mitigation through strengthening supply chains

Head of Working Capital, EMEA at Deutsche Bank, James Binns, explains how supply chain financing can be utilised to generate internal sources of funding and buffer shocks from various sources. With geopolitical uncertainty on the rise, stable sources of liquidity and improved supply chain health are more in demand than ever, and can be created through …

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