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ESG & Sustainability

Climate and sustainability finance update: April 2021

ESG & Sustainability

Developments in the green energy sector and beyond.

ESG in practice: The operational impact of embracing change

ESG & Sustainability

Alternative asset managers are facing up to a plethora of operational changes and new demands.

ESG in practice: The different strategic and regulatory standards

ESG & Sustainability

We explore the different models that can be used to measure the credibility of ESG investments.

Fund Finance

Real Estate Commercial Digest: Strong industrial growth masks weakness elsewhere

Fund Finance

A closer look at the latest data from the commercial property market.

LIBOR: Staying ahead of the transition

Fund Finance

Mat James, Head of Product & Risk Management, and Graeme Shields, Programme Manager, LIBOR and Corporate Lending, discuss progress made in the UK’s transition away from the widely used benchmark interest rate.

Economic update: Green shoots

Fund Finance

As the UK continues to emerge from the worst of the pandemic, Senior Economist Nick Stamenkovic assesses the road ahead.

Fund Governance

An alternative watchdog

Fund Governance

Depositaries play a crucial role in improving governance at alternative funds

Depositary Insights: March 2021

Fund Governance

The March edition of Depositary Insights offers the latest thinking on regulatory and industry developments from NatWest Trustee and Depositary Services.

FBC iNED Bootcamp: taking a lead on change

Fund Governance

The 2021 Fund Boards Council iNED Bootcamp, sponsored by NatWest TDS, took place after a year of change.

Digital & Innovation

Innovation in Institutional Banking

Digital & Innovation

Tom Colclough, head of customer journeys for institutional banking at RBS International, considers disruptive forces in the industry and how incumbents might respond.

The hyper connected funds ecosystem

Digital & Innovation

Jamie Broadbent and Brian Turpin discuss how new technologies could transform the funds ecosystem.

Fighting Fraud

Digital & Innovation

How can financial services firms best identify and combat fraud?

Fraud, both from within and outside company walls, is increasingly battering businesses across the world. And as technology continues to evolve the way all businesses work, so too are a host of new threats coming to the fore.

Future of Work

Cybercrime: the threat remains for remote workers

Future of Work

While working from home is here to stay, what measures can you adopt to stop fraudsters trying to breach your systems?

Data insights: Don't contribute to technical debt

Future of Work

Glenn Exton, Head of Data and Analytics, discusses the causes of technical debt and how to prevent it.

How company purpose can help remote workers

Future of Work

A healthy company culture and a strong shared purpose will help you engage with staff as they work remotely from home in these uncertain times.