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October 22, 2018 -

Recent trends in the agri-sectors and their impact on agri-commodities trade finance

The agribusiness industry is at the juncture of trends which have a concrete impact on the way agri-commodities trade finance is being and will be conducted. Consumers: Quality and sustainability The first of these trends is the increasing interest from…

October 22, 2018 -

The energy sector, or how challenges can turn into opportunities

The oil industry is evolving pushed by the energy transition   The global energy landscape is evolving at an unprecedented pace. The energy transition towards a less carbonised consumption is a need and a reality, driven by growing environmental awareness…

October 22, 2018 -

Why recycling is the future of metals?

The beauty of recycling Contrary to other resources like paper or plastics, metals can be indefinitely recycled with substantial savings (costs, energy as well as CO2 savings) compared to primary production from raw materials. For example, compared with production from…

October 2, 2018 -

Infographic : Corn, what is at stake?

Discover our Agribusiness expert Alain Butler’s insights on the corn industry. Who runs the corn production? How much is used for Ethanol and BioFuel? Discover almost all you have to know on Corn. To discover all our infographics on commodities, click here….

August 8, 2018 -

Infographic – Lithium and Cobalt : what is at stake?

Discover our Metals & Mining expert Eric Louvert’s insights on the lithium and cobalt industry. Where is it produced? What is it for? Why and how is it used in batteries? Discover almost all you have to know on lithium and…

June 11, 2018 -

Infographic – Hydrogen, an enabler for deeper decarbonation of the energy mix?

To remain within the global warming limit of two degrees Celsius set at the COP21 in Paris, the world needs to decrease energy-related CO2 emissions by 60 % by 2050 from 34 GT in 2015 to 13 GT in 2050,…

May 15, 2018 -

Finding out the potential of new technologies in Commodity Trade Finance

Commodity trading has remarkably changed in the past few years: banks became more regulated, trading companies consolidated… Bankers, merchants and producers alike are looking to reduce costs and to increase their efficiency. As transparency increases, merchants are also rethinking their…

April 23, 2018 -

Looking out for markets with sustainable growth

As many are becoming more conscious of the importance of sustainability, companies are developing new technologies to accompany this change. Centered on the energy transition, these new technologies are demanding of new metals, such as cobalt or lithium. In the…

April 11, 2018 -

Infographic – Coffee : what is at stake?

Our Agribusiness expert, Alain Butler, gives you his insights on commodities. Today : Coffee. Did you know that 40 cups of coffee where made from 2.5kg of coffee cherries? Discover all you need to know : the different kind of…

March 9, 2018 -

IP Week London 2018: A relative sense of optimism

André Hutzli, Energy Sector Head, gives his insights and the key messages of the IP Week. The 2018 edition of the IP Week in London – an annual gathering of the main Oil & Gas players  – illustrated better than…

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October 22, 2018 -

Recent trends in the agri-sectors and their impact on agri-commodities trade finance

The agribusiness industry is at the juncture of trends which have a concrete impact on the way agri-commodities trade finance is being and will be conducted. Consumers: Quality and sustainability The first of these trends is the increasing interest from…

October 22, 2018 -

The energy sector, or how challenges can turn into opportunities

The oil industry is evolving pushed by the energy transition   The global energy landscape is evolving at an unprecedented pace. The energy transition towards a less carbonised consumption is a need and a reality, driven by growing environmental awareness…

October 22, 2018 -

Why recycling is the future of metals?

The beauty of recycling Contrary to other resources like paper or plastics, metals can be indefinitely recycled with substantial savings (costs, energy as well as CO2 savings) compared to primary production from raw materials. For example, compared with production from…

October 2, 2018 -

Infographic : Corn, what is at stake?

Discover our Agribusiness expert Alain Butler’s insights on the corn industry. Who runs the corn production? How much is used for Ethanol and BioFuel? Discover almost all you have to know on Corn. To discover all our infographics on commodities, click here….

August 8, 2018 -

Infographic – Lithium and Cobalt : what is at stake?

Discover our Metals & Mining expert Eric Louvert’s insights on the lithium and cobalt industry. Where is it produced? What is it for? Why and how is it used in batteries? Discover almost all you have to know on lithium and…

June 11, 2018 -

Infographic – Hydrogen, an enabler for deeper decarbonation of the energy mix?

To remain within the global warming limit of two degrees Celsius set at the COP21 in Paris, the world needs to decrease energy-related CO2 emissions by 60 % by 2050 from 34 GT in 2015 to 13 GT in 2050,…

May 15, 2018 -

Finding out the potential of new technologies in Commodity Trade Finance

Commodity trading has remarkably changed in the past few years: banks became more regulated, trading companies consolidated… Bankers, merchants and producers alike are looking to reduce costs and to increase their efficiency. As transparency increases, merchants are also rethinking their…

April 23, 2018 -

Looking out for markets with sustainable growth

As many are becoming more conscious of the importance of sustainability, companies are developing new technologies to accompany this change. Centered on the energy transition, these new technologies are demanding of new metals, such as cobalt or lithium. In the…

April 11, 2018 -

Infographic – Coffee : what is at stake?

Our Agribusiness expert, Alain Butler, gives you his insights on commodities. Today : Coffee. Did you know that 40 cups of coffee where made from 2.5kg of coffee cherries? Discover all you need to know : the different kind of…

March 9, 2018 -

IP Week London 2018: A relative sense of optimism

André Hutzli, Energy Sector Head, gives his insights and the key messages of the IP Week. The 2018 edition of the IP Week in London – an annual gathering of the main Oil & Gas players  – illustrated better than…

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