Both the hardest critics and proponents of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin can agree on the fact that, for better or worse, these digital currencies are fundamentally different from fiat currencies. One of the under-discussed differences between these two currencies is their energy consumption. In a 2022 report, the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) estimated that Bitcoin
The Uncomfortable Truth: Unconscious Bias – Does bringing greater awareness of unconscious bias work?
Tuesday 15 March 2022 by FTT Team
The first in a series of guest posts from Kwasi Affum, Sustainability & ESG Regulation, Analysis & Strategy, Barclays, During his series, The Uncomfortable Truth, Kwasi will be exploring issues around diversity and inclusion in the Financial Services sector (and beyond). Unconscious Bias: Does bringing greater awareness of unconscious bias work? Last year the former
Tuesday 10 November 2020 by Our Community
Charlotte Hausemer, Vice President – Innovation and Product Strategy for Trade and Treasury solutions Americas, BNP Paribas, outlines how Sustainable Development goals must be embedded in Financial Services. Technology and innovation (including Open Finance) have crucial roles to play in enabling and accelerating positive outcomes. How can FinTechs reinvent the financial sector with green and