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Financial Times references the BEI’s work on the sustainable commodity trade

last modified Jun 04, 2015 06:25 PM
20 April 2015 – FT article 'Sustainability in commodities accrues momentum' talks about the work of the Banking Environment Initiative.

Financial Times logoIn the article, the Financial Times explores how the sustainability movement in commodities has grown over the past few years as companies and industries have shifted from the initial denial that any problems had anything to do with themselves.

"Working with commodity buyers, trade finance banks, and the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation, the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has put together a letter of credit offering to reduce the cost of capital for trading of sustainably produced soft commodities."

Emiko Terazono, Financial Times

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BEI-CGF Soft Commodities Compact

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