The path to Sustainable Trading: From concept to launch in a locked down year

My very first conversation about what was to become Sustainable Trading took place on New Year’s Eve 2020, while on a dog walk with a former colleague.  I had been looking for a way to make a bigger (positive!) impact on the climate crisis. I had also been thinking about the finance industry and in particular, the impact of trading technologies, as well as the resources consumed in analytical and algorithmic processes associated with trading.

Through a series of chance conversations, it became obvious that the trading industry had been mostly omitted from the wide-ranging financial markets activities focused on ESG and sustainability…read more