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10 recommendations for using fintech to help solve sustainability challenges in new report from CISL
November 2017 –The Fintech Taskforce, convened by CISL’s Banking Environment Initiative, today presents its recommendations on how to design collaboration between multinationals, financial institutions and starts-ups to help solve critical global challenges.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
‘Soft Commodities’ Compact Implementation Group: Update for Stakeholders
30 October 2014 - The BEI has created a Compact Implementation Group, the purpose of which is to support an industry-level approach to implementation of the section of the ‘Soft Commodities’ Compact with the Consumer Goods Forum that relates to ‘Raising Industry-wide Banking Standards’. The group is convened and co-ordinated by CISL.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
A financing solution to incentivise sustainable commodity trade
29 April 2014 – Following the launch of the BEI’s Sustainable Shipment Letter of Credit (LC) at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2014, the BEI has partnered with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to enable preferential treatment for trade in agricultural goods that meet internationally-recognised sustainability standards.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
An Options Approach to Unlocking Investment in Clean Energy
November 2012 – A group of six Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) banks and six energy companies argue in this paper that using traditional investment valuation models is not always the best approach for valuing clean energy investments.
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance
Banking Environment Initiative leads discussion on sustainable trade finance with banking industry in Jakarta, Indonesia
22 July 2016 – The Banking Environment Initiative (BEI), the banking leadership group that CISL convenes, was invited by the global banking industry’s transaction banking association, BAFT, to lead discussions on sustainable trade finance at its Indonesia Trade Finance Workshop in Jakarta today.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
Banking Environment Initiative Forum – 24 June 2014
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Banking Environment Initiative welcomes HSBC
8 June 2017 – The Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) welcomes its newest member, HSBC, to its membership of 12 global banks working to lead the banking industry in directing capital towards socially and environmentally sustainable economic development.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
Banking Environment Initiative Sustainable Shipment Letter of Credit shortlisted for Financial Times Award
28 April 2015 – Trade finance product shortlisted in the finance category of the FT’s Transformational Business Awards.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
Banking Environment Initiative Forum 2014 Conference Report
September 2014 – Barclays Chief Executive Antony Jenkins led a group of representatives of global banks meeting in Hong Kong on June 24, 2014 to explore ways that banks can work with companies to promote sustainable means of production, starting with agricultural commodities.
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance
Banking Environment Initiative co-convenes roundtable on Green Bonds with investors and issuers
22 October 2015 – The banks of the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI), together with the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) and Clarmondial, convened a roundtable to discuss the Climate Bonds Standard for Investments in Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU). The event was hosted in London by Northern Trust Asset Management.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News