Author: Wendy Chan

The path to Sustainable Trading: 2022 in review – A year of action and growth

By Duncan Higgins, Founder and CEO, Sustainable Trading “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King Jr.   After quoting Martin Luther King in the last “Path to Sustainable Trading” blog, […]

Press Release: BNP Paribas Asset Management and Degroof Petercam join Sustainable Trading

New firms bring total members to 50 within first year of operation; Initial set of industry-defined best practices developed Sustainable Trading, the non-profit organisation dedicated to transforming Environmental, Social and Governance practices in the financial markets trading industry, today welcomes BNP Paribas Asset Management and Degroof Petercam to its membership network. Since its launch in February […]

Meet the Board Video Series: Clarissa De’Giorgio

The next video in our ‘Meet the Board’ series features Clarissa De’Giorgio, Head of Business Development and Marketing at Euronext Technology Solutions. Clarissa explains Euronext’s approach to ESG and how they are working to accelerate climate action, including the recent relocation of their core data centre to a facility run by 100% renewable energy and […]

The path to Sustainable Trading: Making a difference in an uncertain world

By Duncan Higgins, Founder and CEO, Sustainable Trading “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King Jr.   Looking back at the extreme weather events witnessed in 2022 – with record […]

Meet the Board Video Series: Cathy Gibson

In this ‘Meet the Board’ video – the second in the series, we profile Cathy Gibson, Global Head of Trading at Ninety One, an asset management firm specialising in emerging markets with roots in South Africa. Cathy shares her primary motivation for joining Sustainable Trading, Ninety One’s thoughts on sustainability, her specialist interest with respect […]

Instinet and Wildlife Conservation Society launch REDD Positive campaign

Instinet has launched an initiative with Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) called REDD Positive. The initiative is designed to fund and accelerate early-stage forest conservation and reforestation projects while providing education about the critical role nature-positive solutions play in processing greenhouse gasses. This campaign serves as a prime example of an impactful and actionable step towards […]

Meet the Board Video Series: Etienne Phaneuf

Introducing the Sustainable Trading Board. In this series of videos, we hear from our board members about their motivations for joining the initiative and which areas of ESG are most important to them. In this video, Etienne Phaneuf, President and CEO of ArchES Computing Systems, talks about their special focus on the environmental impacts of trading, and shares his […]

ESG Investor: It’s time to turn trading places green

This article with Sustainable Trading Board Member Cathy Gibson of Ninety One talks about applying ‘green is good’ to traders as well as investors. ESG has been the fastest growing sector of the asset management industry in recent years, driven by huge demand from investors. But the firms on which asset managers rely to execute […]

Member Engagement Consultant

Sustainable Trading is a non-profit membership network, dedicated to transforming environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices within the financial markets trading industry. Our primary function is to bring industry practitioners together to facilitate discussion and collaboration, and to devise practical solutions to industry-specific ESG issues. Our members (representing the spectrum of financial markets trading participants) […]

Best Execution: Counterparties come to the sustainable fore

Duncan Higgins is quoted in this Best Execution article by Lynn Strongin Dodds and focuses on the buy side and explores how trading fits into ESG. Industry experts Robert Barnes of LSEG, Mark Croxon of Delta Capital, and Matthew Ayearst of CGI are also featured. Read the full article here.