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ESG & Sustainability

Just Transition podcast series: Episode 3

ESG & Sustainability

Join Bradley Davidson, ESG Lead and guest David Marriage, Asset & Wealth Management Data & Analytics Leader, from PwC, as we explore some of the different ESG standards and frameworks in detail and why consistent disclosures are so vital.

Biodiversity, TNFD and the relevance to investments

ESG & Sustainability

Biodiversity. It’s a broad term that is increasingly being used within the context of finance, as reduced biodiversity is an increasing problem, with voluntary initiatives failing to address the issue.

Climate and sustainable finance news: August

ESG & Sustainability

Developments in the green energy sector and beyond.

Fund Finance

Real Estate Commercial Digest: Retail and industrial outperform whilst office sector values struggle

Fund Finance

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

Inflation and the private equity dilemma

Fund Finance

Higher rates of inflation in 2021 have caused some head-scratching among fund managers. 

Future focus: Infrastructure and renewables Part 2

Fund Finance

Previously we looked at the renewables trend and the demand for infrastructure for a greener future. But what does that mean for investment approaches?

Fund Governance

Depositary Insights - Summer 2021

Fund Governance

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

The UK: a good home for funds?

Fund Governance

International shifts in tax and regulation could open up the market for new funds to be domiciled in the UK.

What to make of the AFM review

Fund Governance

A review by the FCA has set in motion broad but uncertain changes among firms that underpin huge amounts of fund activity.

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

Banking Brief: Strength in diversity

Future of Work

At the latest RBS International webinar we discussed how the pandemic has made companies’ commitment to diversity and inclusion a sharper focus. 

A neurodiverse workforce

Future of Work

Businesses are learning how to best support a neurodiverse workforce, and the benefits this can bring.

A professional's guide to diversity & inclusion

Future of Work

Fiona Hathorn is CEO of Women on Boards UK. Here, she shares her perspective on embedding diversity and inclusion at the board level.