Finding The Value in Green Banking
East & Partners Global Insight report series explores key issues identified by institutional banking customers as part of the group’s long running core research programs including Transaction Banking, Credit, Trade Finance, Business FX, Equipment Finance, Merchant Payments and Customer Sentiment.
This unique global analysis provides timely ‘voice of the customer’ insights around which banks are getting it right, what’s at risk for those failing, who’s driving the change and how ‘going green’ is impacting banking behaviour of the world’s biggest companies.
The purpose of this report is to identify and guide East’s clients, including banks, financial services providers, regulators, and legislators on key value opportunities, market gaps and competitive advantages emerging within the global institutional banking market.
Direct interviews were conducted with the top 100 revenue ranked corporates in each of eight countries – Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the USA. All interviews were conducted on a direct basis with the individual responsible for the treasury and banking function. CFOs and corporate treasurers from 752 out of a defined population of 800 institutional enterprises with annual turnover of US$725m plus participated in the research without incentive.
Key decision makers including CFOs and corporate treasurers from 752 out of a defined population of 800 institutional enterprises with annual turnover of US$725 million or greater participated in the research without incentive, including an even weighting of multinational corporations (MNCs) and major domestic enterprises.
CONTENTSAbout the Report
Stand-outs and Stragglers
Opportunities in ESG RFPs
Banks or Corcorpates Driving the Sustainability Change?
Buyside Change Makers
Green Loans, Carbon Trading and Barriers to Increased Uptake
Carbon Trading Turning Net Emitters into Non-Emitters?
Internal and Supply Chain ESG Policies
ESG Initiatives Forecast to Impact the Bottom Line
Detailed Data Analysis
Best Perceived “Stand Out” ESG/Sustainable Finance Provider
Bank that is Least Credentialed/Slowest to Act on Climate Change
Sustainability/ESG Based Funding RFPs Issued
Lenders Invited to Pitch for RFPs
Successful ESG Based RFPs Issued
Ended Conversations with Primary Bank Due to Lack of ESG Knowledge
Primary Provider Initiated Sustainable Financing Conversation
Main Element Missing from Primary Providers ESG Offering
Main Element Missing from Provider ESG Offerings
Primary Drivers for ESG Financing Decisions
Presence of Dedicated Chief Sustainability Officer/Head of ESG
Chief Sustainability Officer/Head of ESG Up-Report Title
Current or Planned ESG Solutions in Use
Applications of ESG Finance
Barriers to Increasing ESG Financing
Bought/Sold Carbon Credits – Last 12 Months
Bought/Sold Carbon Credits – Last 12 Months by Emitter Status
Current ESG Compliant Assets
ESG Policies Implemented Across Supply Chains
Sustainability Initiatives with Biggest Impact - Next 5 Years
ESG Risk/Opportunity Quantifying Confidence Rating