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When (not if) Open Banking becomes standard in Treasury
Open Banking has many benefits, and in this guest blog for Nordea, John Fahlvik, Manager FIS Practice at SkySparc, explains how it will benefit the life of the Treasurer and become a standard procedure in Treasury operations of the future: the Instant Treasury.
How sustainability risks factor into credit ratings
The integration of ESG factors into credit ratings is an exercise distinct from the ratings and evaluations carried out by ESG service providers, although the two are often compared and confused. We take a look at the differences between the two approaches.
Is there a way out of Europe’s big energy crisis? What will the next steps be for the world-class electricity systems in the Nordics? Energy supply in the European and Nordic markets is front and centre in the latest Nordea On Your Mind.
At China’s Party Congress in October, Xi Jinping continued to strengthen his role as China’s leader, and his position is now much stronger than that held by his predecessors. However, it is not clear what this implies for the Chinese economy.
EU Platform’s usability recommendations add clarity to EU Taxonomy in practice
The EU Platform on Sustainable Finance on 11 October released one of the last outstanding reports on the usability of the EU Taxonomy. It provides recommendations on interpretation of the existing Taxonomy and guidance for the remaining environmental objectives as well as alignment with other European sustainable finance regulation.
EU Taxonomy Minimum Safeguards: What are they and why do they matter?
The EU Platform on Sustainable Finance published its final report on the functioning of the Minimum Safeguards laid out in the EU Taxonomy Regulation. The Minimum Safeguards ensure that companies engaging in sustainable activities meet certain standards when it comes to human and labour rights, bribery, taxation and fair competition.
Corporate treasury and finance departments are facing a new reality characterised by geopolitical tension, sky-high inflation and rising interest rates. Find out how they are responding in Nordea’s latest annual Treasury Survey: Re-assessing risk.