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Hirander Misra

Hirander Misra Chairman and CEO at GMEX Group

Interoperability: the misused word in Carbon Credits Markets Technology

According to the World Economic Forum, there is a $4-5 trillion dollar climate financing gap hindering a climate-resilient future, yet financial capacity building is also being hindered by fragmented, siloed and analogue approaches. To seriously address climate change, we must question and challenge what is already before us. It is not as simple

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Nameer Khan

Nameer Khan Founder and CEO at Fils

Hurricane Category Six Considered by Scientists - Here’s how Fintech can help stop the seventh.

The traditional five-category Saffir-Sampson scale for measuring hurricanes may not show the true power of the most destructive storms, scientists claimed in a paper published earlier this month. The research is a telling reminder that climate change, and the resulting increases in global temperature and extreme weather events, are not standing st...

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Nameer Khan

Nameer Khan Founder and CEO at Fils

Empowering Climate Action: Why Davos Needs Fintech Pioneers to Drive Global Change

As the global community grapples with the urgent challenges of climate change, the role of fintech in driving meaningful solutions has never been greater In the quest for solutions to sustainable development, inviting fintechs to join prestigious forums like the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos is not just a necessity but a strategic imperative....

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Arijit Goswami

Arijit Goswami Innovation Manager at Capgemini

Green Bonds in India face unresolved challenges

Green bonds are a type of financial instrument that is designed to raise funds for environmentally sustainable projects. In recent years, the concept of green bonds has gained a lot of popularity around the world, with many countries issuing them as a way to finance projects that address environmental issues such as climate change, air pollution, ...

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Ryan Gledhill

Ryan Gledhill CEO & Founder at Thallo Ltd

Radical rethink: How ReFi can help DeFi to build back better

DeFi is in a state of flux. On the plus side, DeFi protocols have boldly democratised inclusive financial instruments previously only available to the financial elite. But for all the innovation, the bear market has forced a cascade of deleveraging that has led many to question whether the emerging DeFi ecosystem can survive. Critics have welcomed...

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Tim Simon

Tim Simon CEO at Madiston plc

Enjoy the sunshine? But how do we keep it in check? Want to help?

Green investment firms this is for you. Following on from our recent blog (Can FinTech alleviate global crises?) now is a good time to look more closely at what we can all do to protect ourselves and our planet from the extreme heat we have just experienced. Climate Change won’t wait for us to sort out a cost of living crisis or a war, it is mov...

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Rodrigo Zepeda

Rodrigo Zepeda CEO at Storm-7 Consulting Limited

The UK ‘Greenwashing’ Briefing Series: PART IV

By Rodrigo Zepeda, CEO, Storm-7 Consulting [Part IV of a four part blog series] Last year it was reported that the amount of CO2 production that is financed by British banks and asset managers is nearly double the entire annual carbon emissions attributable to the United Kingdom (UK) as a nation (Makortoff 2021; Shukaman 2021). The City provided...

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Rodrigo Zepeda

Rodrigo Zepeda CEO at Storm-7 Consulting Limited

The UK ‘Greenwashing’ Briefing Series: PART III

By Rodrigo Zepeda, CEO, Storm-7 Consulting [Part III of a four part blog series] It was previously seen that the issue of greenwashing in consumer and capital markets was identified more than a decade ago. In theory, if green and environmental issues in finance were a top priority, the United Kingdom (UK) Government and UK regulatory authorities...

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Rodrigo Zepeda

Rodrigo Zepeda CEO at Storm-7 Consulting Limited

The UK ‘Greenwashing’ Briefing Series: PART II

By Rodrigo Zepeda, CEO, Storm-7 Consulting [Part II of a four part blog series] In order to gain a better and more in-depth understand of greenwashing, it is helpful to first venture beyond mere definitions and to look at what it may entail, as well as its impact on financial investments in practice. In the United States (US), at the beginning ...

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Rodrigo Zepeda

Rodrigo Zepeda CEO at Storm-7 Consulting Limited

The UK ‘Greenwashing’ Briefing Series: PART I

By Rodrigo Zepeda, CEO, Storm-7 Consulting [Part I of a four part blog series] INTRODUCTION This multi-part series of blogs will introduce readers to the concept of ‘greenwashing’, and it will seek to show why greenwashing should now be considered to be a highly important issue in the United Kingdom (UK). More importantly, by comparing greenwashi...

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