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Clean, transparent aluminium

September 29, 2020

Investors care more than ever about carbon footprints, says Lord Gregory Barker.

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What China’s climate pledge means for banks

September 29, 2020

Bankers have a lot on their plates but they cannot afford to bypass climate change risk if they want to stay in business.

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How trainers can change banking

September 24, 2020

With fashion brands siding with banks who care about sustainability, should we expect a sea change in where banks’ priorities lie?

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Is international law breaking down?

September 22, 2020

Commerce relies on contracts being adhered to. But international agreements are under pressure. Should bankers be worried?

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Financial crime’s new home start

September 15, 2020

Among a list of challenges for banks is how to maintain strict standards of compliance for traders working from home.

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Why banks must be purpose-driven, platform-based and process-structured

September 9, 2020

Banks need to rethink their purpose, embrace open banking and move to a process-structured business model.

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Société Générale leads Europe’s debut green convertible issuance

September 9, 2020

When renewable energy company Neoen issued its first convertible bond, Société Générale was its green structuring bank. 

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SIG achieves significant repackaging of its capital structure

September 9, 2020

Swiss group SIG Combibloc leveraged improved credit rating to enable €1.55bn refinancing.

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Is M&A the way out for Europe’s banks?

September 8, 2020

Merger talks between Spain's Bankia and CaixaBank has put European banking consolidation back in contention – but only domestic deals will probably go ahead. 

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Supercomputer underpins Sberbank's tech ambitions

September 7, 2020

Chief technology officer David Rafalovsky outlines how Russian bank is transforming its tech stack and working practices.

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