Podcast

May 2022 22:24

Making the Sustainable Transition: A Roadmap to ESG in Treasury

Over the last 18 months, Societe Generale has experienced a steady increase in requests from their corporate clients to integrate ESG features in treasury management.  Louis-David Rouyer, Philippe Pougeard, and Emmanuelle Petelle (Societe Generale) provide...

Blog

May 2022 5 Min Read

Finding Funding: Digital Networks Enabling Access to Trade Finance

Amid a prolonged period of turbulence for global trade, many businesses face ongoing struggles to access the trade finance they need to support their trade operations and working capital requirements. However, a new industry survey suggests that a different approach...

Article

March 2022 4 Min Read

Remapping the Global Trade Space

Contour’s network-based blockchain offering could finally move trade finance out of the dark ages.

Article

March 2022 8 Min Read

Flying the Flag for Next Generation Sustainable Treasury

BNP Paribas scales new heights, winning seven TMI Awards in tandem with its clients.

Article

March 2022 14 Min Read

Smart, Digital and Sustainable Treasury Wins the Day

Standard Chartered embraces the art of possible, taking home 11 Awards for its innovative digital and ESG-focused transaction banking solutions.

Blog

March 2022 3 Min Read

Keeping a Finger on the Pulse of Trade Finance Advancements

Big data, blockchain, the Internet of Things and AI are set to revolutionise trade and supply chain finance, reveals a Commerzbank and Fraunhofer whitepaper. A recent industry report has indicated a turning point for the global trade and supply chain finance (SCF)...

Blog

February 2022 4 Min Read

Why Businesses Must Look Beyond the Pandemic For Supply Chain Efficiency

Supply chains have come under close scrutiny in the past couple of years – and many have been found wanting. As issues compound, and show no sign of abating, is it too early to start looking beyond the pandemic response for new, more efficient...

Blog

February 2022 5 Min Read

Global Trade Finance Network Gets New Innovation Head

Elaine Ng, Contour’s new Head of Innovation, is looking forward to working with “a great mix of blue-sky innovation and commercialisation” as she draws up the company’s roadmap for 2022. TMI discovers more about her ambitious plans. Contour, the TMI...

Article

January 2022 10 Min Read

NFTs in Treasury? Establishing Use Cases in Trade Finance and Beyond

The world’s first trade finance-based non-fungible token transaction in 2021 highlights the need for treasurers to understand the technology behind tokenisation and the practical implications that it could have for corporate finance. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have gained...

Blog

December 2021 3 Min Read

How Blockchain Can Help Mend the Trade Finance Gap

Trade finance and blockchain technology seem to be made for each other, yet the relationship needs help to get it started. Alisa DiCaprio, Head of Trade and Supply Chain, R3, explains what has to happen and why. The trade finance arena is going through a period of...

Article

October 2021 8 Min Read

SCF Optimisation in Three Words: Supplier Relationship Management

Treasury and procurement should be strong partners, especially when it comes to managing supply chain finance. Yet despite the advantages for all parties of such programmes, often there are not enough hours in the day to get the best from them. Enter the third-party...

Article

September 2021 8 Min Read

The Future By Design

Lim Soon Chong took over as DBS’ Group Head of Global Transaction Services on 1 August replacing John Laurens, who will be retiring at the end of the year. Lim, who also continues in his role as Head of Digital for DBS’ institutional banking group, spoke to TMI...