June 1, 2023

FINATIV: INSIGHT

June 2023

In this newsletter, we focus on four areas to drive value for finance providers. 

To develop a coherent ESG strategy, the new ISO standard 32210 provides a structured, holistic methodology.  For finance companies seeking growth, Trade Finance (and its simplification) presents new opportunities. 

For those seeking expertise, see how our new advisory product Finativ Flex stacks up against the alternative of appointing a non-executive director. 

And looking forward to our next auto and asset finance Technology & Innovation Forum on 21st June (new members are welcome), we present findings from our recent workshop on the practical implications of a microservices strategy.

We hope you find the articles useful and stimulating – please get in touch if you’d like to discuss further.

sustainable finance standard

Standards for Sustainability: The Role of Finance & the Emergence of BS ISO 32210:2022

The world today grapples with a series of existential crises: climate change, ecosystem degradation, escalating poverty, and relentless water stress. With a swelling global population predicted to hit 9.7 billion by 2050, we are at an inflection point. The consequences of increased consumption and pollution are becoming ever more evident and pressing. This article highlights […]

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trade finance

Navigating The Untapped Potential Of Trade Finance

Behind the headlines about inflation and interest rate hikes is an issue that has largely gone unnoticed in the finance sector - a formidable funding gap for businesses. It's reported that pre-COVID, smaller businesses in the UK faced a £56 billion shortfall, a void which has potentially widened in the aftermath of the pandemic. On […]

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Alternatives to a Non Executive Director

Embracing Flexibility: The Advantages Of Finativ Flex Over Traditional Non-Executive Directors

In today's rapidly changing business landscape, flexibility is key. This is particularly true in the financial services industry, where businesses must navigate complex regulations, shifting market conditions, and emerging technologies. To meet these challenges head-on, many companies turn to non-executive directors (NEDs) for strategic advice and guidance. A non-executive director can provide valuable guidance, expertise, […]

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microservices

Microservices: The Future of Financial Systems Architecture

In the continually evolving landscape of technology, microservices have emerged as a potential game-changer in the world of finance. Their promise: a shift away from cumbersome legacy systems, increased flexibility, and an accelerated time-to-market. Yet, as with all promising advancements, it's not all plain sailing. This article delves into the practicalities and challenges of adopting […]

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See you there?

Over the coming weeks, members of the team will be attending the following events. Hopefully we’ll see you there.

13 June: Asset Finance Connect Conference, London

15-16 June: London Tech Week, Westminster

21 June: Technology & Innovation Forum - Organisation: Best Practices for Driving Digital Transformation

22 June: Credit Strategy Car Finance Conference and Awards, Manchester

28-29 June: UK Finance Commerical Finance Conference, London

12 July: Asset Finance Connect Summer Awards, London

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