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White Paper: Blockchain & DLT In Trade – A-Reality-Check
In this ICC-endorsed Trade Finance Global/WTO white paper Halotrade and Trado are highlighted as examples of successful supply chain initiatives leveraging DLT to enhance transparency of the supply chain and ease access to financing, with a particular focus on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises
Consortium releases technology-enabled sustainable supply chain finance model
Global Trade Review | 17 September 2019
A consortium of international banks, corporates, fintech startups, an NGO and a research institution has released a new model for blockchain-enabled sustainable supply chain finance, called Trado.
Banks back pilot bidding to unlock finance for sustainability in supply chains
Finextra | 17 September 2019
Several major banks, including Barclays and Standard Chartered, have joined a pilot using blockchain technology to improve the sustainability of global supply chains.
Xplaining Sustainability in Trade Finance: Making a genuine difference
TradeXplain | 23 August 2019
With a 25-plus-year career in trade finance, former banker and now founder and CEO of fintech startup Halotrade, Shona Tatchell believes that no trade should be done in a way that isn’t sustainable.
Banks and fintech startups join forces on blockchain-based supply chain pilot
Finextra | 13 December 2017
A group of banks and fintech startups are backing a pilot with Malawian tea farmers that will use blockchain technology to try to create more sustainable supply chains.
Banks to pilot new concept for blockchain-based supply chain finance
Global Trade Review | 17 December 2017
Three international banks, three large corporates and four fintech startups have today announced a pioneering project that will explore how blockchain technology can be used to track physical supply chains while unlocking access to financing for sustainable sourcing.
Banks, fintechs and a Brit royal to build green-lending blockchain
American Banker | 11 December 2017
Could fintech help the planet cope with climate change?
Some major players — Prince Charles; bankers from Barclays, Standard Chartered, and BNP Paribas; three fintechs; and professors from the University of Cambridge — all hope the answer is yes.