SEB and Crédit Agricole CIB unveil sustainable digital bonds platform

SEB and Crédit Agricole are jointly launching a ‘sustainable and open’ platform for digital bonds built on blockchain technology.  

EBA publishes sustainable finance roadmap

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published its roadmap outlining its objectives and timeline for delivering mandates and tasks in sustainable finance and ESG risks.

Investment consultancy Redington introduces stewardship platform

Redington, an investment consultancy, has unveiled a platform designed to enable asset holders to take greater control of stewardship. 

How can companies develop an ESG framework?

In a time where ESG is becoming a greater and greater presence in boardrooms globally, knowing how to develop an ESG framework is vital. 

How firms can address and mitigate shareholder activism risks

A key trend across both 2021 and 2022 was the rise of shareholder activism in the world of financial services. While 2021 was a boon year for activists, 2022 fell short of the mark.

How has the ESG regulatory landscape changed since the last Earth Day?

On April 22, we celebrated the 53rd annual Earth Day to celebrate the planet and move further towards protecting and celebrating the Earth.

Switzerland to unveil sustainable investment label rules

Switzerland has mandated financial products and funds labelled as sustainable, green, or ESG will be required to disclose how they intend to achieve their sustainability goals.  

Driving green finance: Ashman Bank scoops £200k grant for decarbonisation innovation

Ashman Bank, an ambitious new entrant in the banking industry, led by a team of passionate entrepreneurs and experienced bankers, has been awarded a substantial grant of £200,000.

Real estate platform Proprli bags £600k funding

Proprli, a platform that enables property and asset managers to manage their real estate portfolios, has secured £600k.

Eco-focused neobank Green-Got lands €5m

Green-Got, a France-based neobank that is focused on ecological transition, has scored €5m in a recent funding round.  

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Weekly FinTech funding falters after strong week

Weekly FinTech funding falters after strong week

Total funding took a nose dive from last week. A total of $580m was raised across 33 FinTech funding rounds this week, compared to the $1.8bn raised the previous week.  

Microsoft uncovers Chinese cyberespionage on US Pacific territory

A Chinese cyberespionage initiative has been detected that focuses on the essential infrastructure within Guam by Microsoft. 

Regulatory oversight in the crypto realm: A deep dive into communication practices

As crypto firms face a challenges, regulators have launched investigations into companies' GRC arrangements.
Klarna's path to profitability: Stellar Q1 results and a new partnership with Airbnb

Klarna’s path to profitability: Stellar Q1 results and a new partnership with Airbnb

Klarna, the AI-enhanced global payments network and shopping service, recently unveiled its first-quarter results, showcasing impressive growth surpassing ecommerce trends.
Driving growth in WealthTech: The critical role of adaptive IT architecture

Driving growth in WealthTech: The critical role of adaptive IT architecture

The WealthTech landscape is undergoing constant transformation. A significant driver of this change is the influx of younger customers due to the great wealth...

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