UniCredit’s Roberta Marracino: Banking with a Social Impact

Determined to help shape the post-pandemic ‘new normal’, UniCredit is stepping on the accelerator to redouble its efforts at sparking meaningful change in the lives of accountholders and in the wider society. UniCredit’s Social Impact Banking programme, first launched in

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Wealth on the Move: HNWIs Continually Searching for their Own Little Piece of Paradise

There is continuous movement of wealth around the world. And the wealthy migrate both away from — and towards. Last year, high net worth individuals (a HNWI has personal net assets exceeding $1 million) in the emerging and frontier economies

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UK Struggles with Economic Illiteracy as Crisis Worsens

Britons’ grasp of basic economics is tenuous at best and more likely than not, virtually inexistent. A report commissioned by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) found that most people in the UK lack the ability to assess economic performance

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Commissioner Gentiloni on EU Economy: Andante Ma Non Troppo

The V-shaped economic recovery expected to unfold next year is merely an illusion sourced from wishful thinking. Yesterday, EU Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni warned of a double-dip recession and said the European Commission mulls an extension by at least

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Lucrezia Reichlin: Data Pioneer Hopes for a New Era of Economic Co-operation

Italian economist Lucrezia Reichlin is recognised as one of the pioneers of big data. Reichlin made history as the first female director-general of research at the European Central Bank (ECB), and currently teaches economics at London Business School. The Rome

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Lord Waverley: Comprehensive UK Trade Policy Strategy for ‘a New Beginning’

The countdown to the United Kingdom embarking on a new chapter has begun. As I write, there are still many unknowns, the most pressing of which is whether we embark with or without a trade deal. Uncertainty will prevail until

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Ferrexpo: Heightened ESG Focus Taking Mining Company to New Level

London-listed Ferrexpo PLC looking to bring its environmental credentials to the forefront of its corporate strategy. Ferrexpo has been premium listed on the London Stock Exchange since 2007 and has been a member of the FTSE 250 Index of Companies

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Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBA): Modern Industry Association with the Ambition to Shape the Future

The Liechtenstein Bankers Association (LBA), established in 1969, is the domestic and international voice of banks operating in, and from, the tiny but influential principality. It is one of the microstate’s most important associations and plays a key role in

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BLKB: Regional Bank that Favours a Future-Orientated Approach

What impact do corporate actions have on individuals, society and the environment? Can we take responsibility for the world we live in, and if so, how? Swiss bank BLKB has some answers. Swiss bank BLKB has been taking responsibility for

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Finding Strength and Promise by Planning for the Long Term

John Häfelfinger, CEO of Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB), talks to CFI.co about the opportunities afforded by sustainable finance. BLKB positions itself as a future-orientated bank and was ranked Best Bank in Switzerland by Forbes in 2019, and Best Regional Sustainability Bank

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