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ESG & Sustainability

Just Transition podcast series: Episode 4

ESG & Sustainability

Join Bradley Davidson, ESG Lead and guest Leslie Gent, Head of Responsibe Investment at Coutts as they discuss what responsible investing is and if the integration of ESG delivers the desired impacts.

Outcomes from COP26

ESG & Sustainability

An agreement at Glasgow has been reached, but more needs to be done in subsequent years. We highlight the key pledges from the COP26 summit and what they mean for investors.

Trillions in investments pledged at COP26

ESG & Sustainability

Finance day at COP26 underscored financial services’ critical involvement in climate change mitigation and adaptation. Bradley Davidson, ESG Lead at RBS International, shares his thoughts on the major developments.

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. 

Women in Finance

Fund Finance

We speak to three leading lights in the finance industry, who have seen times change for the better when it comes to equality and diversity. 

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.

Digital trust: lessons from the pandemic

Digital & Innovation

As the global economy continues to respond to coronavirus, the role of data remains under greater scrutiny than ever.

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.